Common Relationship Problems (Part III)

There are times in all relationships when things don’t run smoothly. Often, this is because people have conflicting expectations, are distracted with other issues, or have difficulty expressing what is on their minds in ways that other people can really hear and understand what is being said. Sometimes they just don’t know what to do to make a good relationship. The following material is about ways of enhancing relationships and working with common problems. Emotional Support Let’s begin with emotional support vs. emotional demands. Emotional support for each other is critical. This means giving your partner a feeling of being … Continue reading Common Relationship Problems (Part III)

Common Relationship Problems (Part II)

No matter how you slice it, the break up of any relationship almost always leaves at least one person asking, “How did this happen?” The people who ask this question are the ones who fail to recognize the warning signs that point to a relationship in jeopardy. The reasons for which can range from being too involved in the relationship to being too detached. As they say, hindsight is always 20/20 vision. The insight and wisdom you’ve gained, unfortunately, came in too late to do something about saving the relationship. But that doesn’t have to be necessarily so, IF you … Continue reading Common Relationship Problems (Part II)

Common Relationship Problems

The essential problem in any bad relationship is a breakdown in communication between the two partners. No matter what the issues are (money, infidelity, etc.), the real problem is that the two partners haven’t been talking openly to each other about their feelings. This lack of communication is what makes the problems grow in the early stages and furthermore, what makes them hugely difficult to deal with in the end stages of the relationship. And essentially, whether couples go to workshops together, or therapy, or even answer the questions on a relationship quiz together, the real bottom line for any … Continue reading Common Relationship Problems