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Warm Greetings

I placed her favorite plant by the window

In hopes that she would know 

I believed she did know somehow

As the heart shaped petals floated in through the window… 21 mots de plus


Things to discuss before entering into a cross-cultural relationship: Family (Part 2)

Note: There are already many articles on this, and I read somewhere that all these can be boiled down to three: religion, family, money. I will write about each one in a separate post. 800 mots de plus


SKILLS - The Art of Having Difficult Conversations (Part 1 - Formal Conflict Management)

Conflict is a natural part of life. From birth, we are all in constant conflict with the world around us. As a baby, when we have a need, we cry loudly so that hopefully a parent or caretaker will hear us, decipher our shrieks, and translate them into giving us what we want or need. 1 410 mots de plus

Basic Skills

The value of communication

Firstly, I apologize for such an extended time away from my blog. Being back at work and teaching consumed much of my time – in a good way. 544 mots de plus


Fool's Errand.

He deals the cards as a meditation
And those he plays never suspect

– Sting, ‘Shape of My Heart’, Ten Summoner’s Tales (1993).

The cliché, that no one understands, echoes humorously in minds that take great pains to explain themselves, dedicating great portions of their lives such that they are not misunderstood – only to realize that despite what they may have been told, they are not the issue.

162 mots de plus

Communication in marriage

At the core of every healthy marriage is the ability of a couple to successfully communicate with one another. Communication can be difficult because each individual may have a different background, experiences, and sometimes even culture, which all affect communication. 3 374 mots de plus

Jesus Christ

I Love You, Maybe? Know when to say it...

« I love you. »  That one little statement can mean so much.  If you ask most people, they’ll likely tell you that it stands as a sign of true long-term devotion and that men are much more hesitant to say it. 500 mots de plus

Dating And Relationships