All in Relationship Advice
We all have blind spots. There are things we intentionally ignore and things that we unintentionally ignore. How do those blind spots impact our reaction to conflict?
In real life, the true challenge to living happily ever after comes after the honeymoon, not before.
There are 5 stages to any healthy relationship:
The other day, I was catching up with an old friend. She had recently returned from a conference led by her good friend (and former boyfriend) where she had had a really good time. Her husband had suggested that they move (again) and she was not thrilled with the idea. She was unhappy at her job as well.
When my maternal grandfather was young and had been married just a few years, he became upset with his supervisor at work, lost his temper, and hit him.
In his book, “The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty,” Dan Ariely posits that we all are a bit dishonest, and the extent to which we are dishonest in any situation or across the spectrum depends upon our tolerance for dishonesty -- how dishonest can we be and still view ourselves as good people?