Coaching

How to Respond to Your Emotional Spouse Without Making Things Worse – Single Dad, Parents Article

(Image/cristianobaraghini.it) More often than not, when my wife reacted emotionally to anything—something I said or did; something on TV; something that happened at work, whatever—my gut reaction was to think of her response as an overreaction. This was not me intentionally trying to demean or disrespect her. This was my honest, natural, and I believed—objective—reaction to whatever she was saying or doing that I perceived to be disproportionate to whatever triggered the emotional response. I was using commonplace, relationship-killing invalidation…

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The 2,000 Reasons I’m Glad I Didn’t Die Last Night – Single Dad, Parents Article

(Image/Aron Visuals) There haven’t been many days when I’ve wanted to die. Maybe zero. I felt really bad for a long time after my marriage ended, and I sort of stopped caring. I figured being dead might hurt less. A little boy and you guys gave me reasons to dust myself off and keep trying every day. There aren’t many days when I actually thought that I was going to die, even though I’ve probably almost died a bunch of…

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Are you DONE kissing frogs? | – Single Mum, Parents Article

Haven’t you found THE man to be the father of your child yet? And maybe you have already kissed a number of frogs that unfortunatelyremained… frogs! Please don’t worry! A lot of the women I have spoken with have periodically had thoughts like: “I’m not good enough” or “I don’t deserve love” or “I don’t deserve to be a mother” or “There must be something wrong with me since I haven’t found the rightman yet”. I would L-O-V-E to inspire…

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The Mistake Smart People Make That Causes Divorce and Other Miserable Things – Single Dad, Parents Article

(Image/CBC) How well do you know your spouse or romantic partner? Your parents? Siblings? Best friends? If you were to take a personality test, answering questions as you imagine they would answer them, how confident are you that the results would match reality? People frequently have conflict—often minor, sometimes major—with loved ones and people they spend a lot of time with and know well. And the reason we have conflict with other people is not because we’re dumb nor is…

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