Can Arguing Help a Relationship?

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Most people in a relationship seem to argue, right? We seem to believe this is healthy, normal and everyone does. I wonder, is it really healthy to argue and what type of arguments are supposedly healthy and what are damaging? If you are arguing and fighting a lot, does this mean your relationship is in trouble or destined to fail? Some therapeutic models of Counselling indicate it is healthy to argue; it allows both people […]

Losing our Identity like Grant Hackett

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The recent tragic story of our superstar swimmer Grant Hackett pushes us to realise the difficulty so many people experience when life changes. While most of us are not Olympic athletes trying to reclaim a new identity and purpose in life, so many of us suffer from identity loss if we lose our job, are made retrenched or even retire. Human beings need a purpose, and this is different to a goal. A goal is […]

He did this on Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s day is regarded as one of the most romantic days of the year. It is the day we express our love and desire to that special person. It is also the day that Men have the opportunity to demonstrate to their partner how romantic they are by showering her with love, gifts, and lavish amounts of poetic words. In 18th-century England, it evolved into an occasion in which lovers expressed their love for each other by […]

Arranging Finances after Separation

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Once you and your partner have made that decision to separate there are a few first priorities you need to do. These often involves your money and finances. The finances are what takes the largest hit and causes the biggest threat and escalates conflict. If you can make an effort to discuss this issue logically to avoid the emotional amplification you are both better off. Arranging Finances after separation is necessary to ensure your survival. […]