5 How To’s For A Sincere Apology

2020-09-14T20:54:17-04:00Categories: Relationship Boosters Blog|

Have you ever been stuck on how to say I’m sorry? Has someone ever stated that they don’t believe you’re sorry?  Has someone ever said, “You’re just saying what I want to hear, but you don’t know why you’re apologizing”? Dr. Gary Chapman identifies 5 universal ways that people apologize. Sincerity is more easily expressed when you believe what you are saying, and you use words that the other person can receive. Pick the type of apology that resonates with you. Try one of these the next time you need to give a sincere apology that the other person will be [...]

Thanksgiving in Your Relationship

2020-09-14T20:56:40-04:00Categories: Relationship Boosters Blog|

Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart. ~Seneca Give your relationship that extra boost today by sharing what you are grateful for!  Thanksgiving is a day of giving thanks, so don’t forget to give thanks to your partner today.  Even if there are flaws that you notice, being grateful can help to communicate and resolve problems that arise.  For example, you recognize that your spouse forgot to get the noodles for the macaroni. You can respond in many different ways. Response 1:  I thought I told you to get macaroni.  How could you forget the macaroni?  We eat it [...]

Four Things to Avoid in Your Relationship

2020-09-14T20:59:07-04:00Categories: Relationship Boosters Blog|

So, there is never a guarantee on whether or not a relationship is going to last but there is a guarantee that your relationship will “FAIL” if these next four things remain in your regular interactions with your partner. According to The Gottman Institute and Dr. John Gottman, it can be predicted with over 90% accuracy whether or not a relationship will fail if “The Four Horsemen” are present in your relationship. Let’s review them and start working on getting them out of our interactions with our partners. Criticism: The act of attacking your spouse’s character or personality and blaming them while stating [...]

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