Dear Neil: My boyfriend of 7 months moved to another country for work, and I agreed to follow him as soon as possible. But for most of our relationship, I have been pushing him away, criticizing him and not giving him enough space—and I get needy as well. In the meantime, he has grown withdrawn […]
What Are Your Fights Really About?
Note: This is the first of a two-part series. Click here for part two Have you ever had a huge argument over something completely trivial and minor? Remember the feeling you had afterwards: embarrassed that you let something so insignificant completely take you over? Think again. Your argument may not have been so minor after […]
The Real Issues Behind Your Fights
Note: This is the second of a two-part series. Click here for part one Think for a moment. What triggers the fights in your relationship? Do minor things build up until they explode? Do ongoing conflicts erupt from time to time? Are there rude little jabs or sarcastic responses? Or perhaps it is name calling, […]