Non-Narcissist Relating

Non-Narcissist Relating

Over the years, as I have conducted interviews and written articles about narcissism, I have learned that this is one of the “hot button” topics prompting people to grouse about the misery initiated by highly selfish people. It seems that most of us have those in our...
The Anti-Growth Trait

The Anti-Growth Trait

Jane was at her wits end as she listened one more time to the way her husband, John, chided their son about his less than desirable work habits. The squabbles between the two males in her life were frequent and they seemed, to her anyway, to be escalating in...
The Right One?

The Right One?

You are in a serious dating relationship and as time builds, the same questions pop up in your mind. Is this the one? What kind of future could we have? How can I know? When I counsel people who have been married for a long time, I often hear a very different set of...
Sooner or Later

Sooner or Later

Repeatedly as I counsel individuals and couples, I emphasize that if you want to ruin a potentially good relationship, keep injecting control into the equation. There are lots of ways to do this. For example, control is indicated in critical communication, when you...