“An open mind, in questions that are not ultimate, is useful.” C.S. Lewis
Aubrey had received a phone call from her husband John, and he was fuming. She had communicated something to his mother that he felt wasn’t appropriate and that action really upset him. When she picked up the phone, she was feeling verbally attacked by John:
How could you do that?
What were you thinking?
Do you have any idea of how that made me feel?
Whereas only a few weeks ago, this would have turned into an enormous argument that would have created even more ...continue reading...
“Peace doesn’t require two people; it only requires one. It has to be you. The problem begins and ends there.” Byron Katie
When there’s an ongoing struggle in our relationship, here’s what most of us do:
We complain to our partner about all the things we want them to change so that we can feel happy again in the relationship. And then we wait for that change to come.
As they say….don’t hold your breath.
No one changes just because you want them to.
The only time we begin to embrace change is when we’re in crisis-mode. That’s ...continue reading...