The Fable of the Scorpion and the Frog
A discussion of the qualities to look for in deciding who will likely make a good friend and who will not.
23 Sep 2009
Meaningful events in a relationship need to be marked by a celebration. This program addresses practical tips for savoring special occasions.
14 Apr 2010
Tips for Effective Parenting
The parenting relationship is a complex and special one that requires the parent to assume a dominant and loving attitude.
26 Aug 2009
Expressing Gratitude Using Velcro Appreciations
Appreciation is the atomic structure of affection. When we express our appreciation, we enjoy the benefits of feeling and sending gratitude.
21 Jan 2010
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Anger Management for Mature Adults
When anger is aroused, many of us feel a pull toward immature expression of this emotion. We offer practical methods for safe and mature management of this potentially destructive emotion.
18 Feb 2010
Steps to Healing a Betrayal
There are concrete steps one can take to rebuild trust and affect after a betrayal and we'll be exploring those possibilities.
28 Oct 2009
Six Do's and Don'ts for Promoting Intimacy
All of us want to feel close and connected to our partner, but how do we do that? This program covers six important behaviors to avoid that undermine intimacy. In addition, we discuss six types of behavior that promoted couples feeling close and connected.
10 Dec 2009
Listening and the Art of Responsible Complaining
Responsible complaining is an important skill for successful friendship. Complaining should involve criticism, blaming or attacking. Good listening skills are required for processing our partner's complaints.
4 Mar 2010
Most of us want rewarding, satisfying relationships, those that are mutually pleasurable. A deeper understanding of the element of friendship can guide us toward this goal.
14 Jan 2010
Maintaining Daily Connection
Intimacy is a process, not a destination. We recommend daily rituals and tools to sustain connection.
7 Oct 2009
10 Rules for Healthy Friendships
To maintain a healthy relationship, both people have to play by the same set of rules. We'll offer 10 rules that work.
30 Sep 2009
Talking Back to January
The fun is over; the bills are due. This is a likely time to feel sad--unless you take charge of January.
7 Jan 2010
The Art of Negotiating Conflict Resolutions
One major difference between happy and unhappy couples is the ability to resolve conflict effectively with respect. Most of us learned only unfair and dirty tactics for arguing and fighting to settle differences. Negotiation is a step-by-step alternative to unfair tactics.
25 Feb 2010
Levels of Emotional Maturity
We’re supposed to mature with age. In the arena of relationships, we may not know what emotional maturity looks like. We’ll give examples of both mature and immature emotional behaviors.
24 Jun 2009
Gender Differences in Intimacy
Men and women approach intimacy in different ways. What appeals to a man may not appeal to a woman. We’ll discuss the common differences and how to address them.
17 Jun 2009
How to Improve Your Self-Esteem
How we feel about ourselves affects how successful we’ll be in our primary relationship. We provide tips for improving self-esteem so that your relationship isn’t hampered by a history of self-criticism.
27 May 2009
The Art of Negotiating
Join in today’s discussion on creating healthy relationships: achieving resolution through the art of negotiating.
11 Mar 2009
Anger is part of the human experience. However, feelings of love and friendship depend on gentleness. We cannot afford to be very angry very often.
19 Feb 2009
The Five G’s
The Five G’s—Gentleness, Generosity, Graciousness, Gratitude, and Goodwill—are essential attitudes and forms of conduct that support the caring part of a friendship.
12 Feb 2009
Guest Rev. Suzanne and Matt Carter
Join Rev. George Whitton and guests Rev. Suzanne and Matt Carter for a discussion on ways to keep relationships alive, fresh, and loving.
5 Feb 2009