Couple Communication 1

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This is the 1st part of the information I will post regarding communication counselling. Communication seems to be the main reason couples attend counselling. The main issue I hear is ‘we can’t communicate’. Couples often want to rekindle their love, that spark they initially felt after meeting, when life was wonderful, joyous and exciting. As time proceeds and life takes over, demands creep in, and we think we know this person so very well, issues […]

You Are Not Equal

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Equality – in What? Have you ever heard yourself saying things like: “Why can’t he just see how irrational he is being?” “What’s the reason he can’t understand what I mean, isn’t it obvious?” “He doesn’t realise how he sometimes offends and hurts me?” “Why can’t he listen to me the way I need?” The problem is you often expect him to think like you, a woman, but he can’t. His gender is different, his life […]

That’s why Men and Women are different

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What Makes the Genders so Different Studies have demonstrated that men and women process thought and communicate differently, supporting the age-old ‘Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus’ saying. In contrast to their male counterparts, women are professionals at multi-tasking. They can jot down notes on what groceries to buy for dinner, plan the evening meal, remember to pick up the kids after school and get them to their sport, pay their due […]

Why Our Millennials are Lonely

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While likes on social media represent how popular we are, it does nothing to fill the void in connection with other humans. Our kids are now suffering from loneliness while in the midst of our social media phenomena. Higher numbers of them are experiencing depression as their natural ability to connect is being eliminated. How do we encourage and teach our youth that social media is only one form of connection?  Talking and personal connection with […]