Do you Say “Yes” When You Mean “No”?

Do you Say “Yes” When You Mean “No”?

 Do you say “yes” when you want to say “no”? Do you take care of others' needs and ignore your own. Do you avoid setting boundaries or don't hold boundaries and then you don't get what you need? "The Pleaser" is one of the Whopping Mistakes in my book "Why did you...

What Kind of Relationship Do You Want to Create?

What Kind of Relationship Do You Want to Create?

We often sabotage our intentions because we have "survival habits" from the past that thwart our intentions.  Why do these habits of the past block us from having the relationships we want?  Because we are not aware of what we are really thinking, feeling,...

The Best, Most Creative Ways to Propose to Someone

The Best, Most Creative Ways to Propose to Someone

  With Valentine’s Day a week away, I wanted to address some of the questions people ask me about marriage proposals. This is written from the perspective of a man proposing to a woman but it applies to either sex asking or receiving. (This was first published...

The Love Cruise

The Love Cruise

We have many opportunities to complain and make ourselves and others miserable. And we also have the opportunity to live life like we are in paradise. Choose. Love Cruise #1 Many years ago, shortly after I was married, I was on a cruise with my husband, Chuck. When...

Is the Person You Are Dating a “Keeper”?

Is the Person You Are Dating a “Keeper”?

 What should you look for when you are moving from dating into a more committed relationship? If you are dating for fun, then as long as you are having fun, it’s all good. But what if you want to get married, build a partnership, and maybe start a family? Here are...