Marriage & Relationships
Relationships are the most important aspect of life and often taken for granted. In 2017, I'll be adding articles, videos, webinars, and on-line classes. I've been teaching classes on "Marriage and Family" for over 30 years -- and I'll be putting together the best stuff here for you. (You might have to make a donation to unlock all the topics -- member benefits area.)
Until then, here are a few links I find interesting.
Dating websites can provide a useful purpose. I've known many people who "met online."
Dating websites are based upon finding someone who is compatible -- your perfect match. While compatibility and communication skills are important, Commitment and Conflict Resolution skills are probably better predictors of marriage success.
The behavior she describes is dramatic --- but also listen for the "pattern of power and control".
- ILLUSION of woman being dominant partner. "He did this especially at the beginning by IDOLIZING me."
- ISOLATION. "...because I had made him feel so safe and loved that he didn't need to prove himself on Wall Street anymore."
- INTRODUCE the threat of violence (These are physical examples, but they could also be psychological, emotional, spiritual, etc).