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Admit when you're wrong. Say you're sorry.

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | July 5, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: effective communication, forgive to win, happiness, personal development, repairing relationships, self help, walter e jacobson

Regardless of how people treat us, when we do something that is wrong, that is hurtful, that is unloving.... we need to own it. We need to acknowledge it. We need to take responsibility. And we need to apologize, to......

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Setting, Maintaining and Respecting Boundaries

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | November 4, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: bullies, effective communication, personal power, repairing relationships, self help, setting boundaries, victimhood

When we fail to set boundaries or set them and fail to maintain them, we make ourselves victims of those who need boundary setting. When we don't set and maintain boundaries, and then complain about the subsequent abuse, we are......

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Anger Management: Channeling Anger Into Effective Communication

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 25, 2012 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: anger management, effective communication, repairing relationships

Anger is a signal device to inform that there is a perceived threat. In relationships, anger is used to emotionally beat up the other person. Best that anger be channeled into calm, effective communication of one's concerns so that problems......

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The Importance of Communication in Repairing Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | June 3, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: communication, repairing relationships

The other day one of my patients was describing his angst over his marital relationship. His wife had grown distant and unresponsive. I asked him if he had discussed this with her. He had not. He was afraid to. He......

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What Can The Uprisings and Unrest in the Middle East Teach Us About Our Personal Relationships?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 6, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: communication, exercise, happiness, love, marriage, repairing relationships, self-help, success

If we oppress our partners bad enough and long enough, eventually they will want to leave us and/or hurt us. Therefore: Best we not be dictators in our relationships. Best we not control and manipulate our partners for our self-interest......

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The Destructive Nature of Name-Calling In Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 8, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: communication, happiness, healing marriages, love, repairing relationships, success, well-being

Oftentimes, when partners are angry with each other, rather than address the issues in a civilized manner, sticking to facts, reason, and fair, appropriate discourse, they tend to attack each other, calling each other horrible names, assaulting and abusing each......