Archive for July, 2014

Relationship Separation and Loss

The Other Side of Loss, Moving Beyond Anger.  Although anger is viewed as an expected and understandable reaction to divorce or separation, it’s rarely acknowledged as an important part of processing loss. Whether it involves the loss of hopes and dreams, what could have been but wasn’t, growing old together, the heartbreak of letting go […]


Empathy in Relationships

Empathy is perhaps the most important relational skill. Empathy is the ability to put yourself in somebody else’s shoes and understand how they might be feeling in a given situation. The ability to listen empathically — relating to and understanding the perspective, position and feelings of others — is a tremendously important capability in both […]