Getting Along with Your Mother-in-Law or Daughter-in-Law

[amazon asin=098881000X&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]Deanna Brann, author of Reluctantly Related
Topic:
Secrets to getting along with your mother-in-law or daughter-in-law
Issues: Understanding why your relationship with your in-law is so hard; powerful tools and techniques to bring peace and lasting change to your relationship; how to change your relationship without having to confront your in-law; what husbands and sons can do to stay out of the middle.

Marriage is Good for Men’s Health—Especially When it Comes to Prostate Cancer Risk

If you’re at risk of developing prostate cancer and you’re considering getting a divorce or breaking up with your girlfriend, you might want to get some marriage counseling. According to new research, married men with prostate cancer are 40 percent less likely to die than single men with the disease. There’s no shortage of research [...]

The Tolerator: Is This Your Style Of Relating To Your Partner?

“I love you just the way you are…” croons this lover to the live-in partner who has just tracked in mud again on the new Berber carpet, and rear-ended a parked car trying a new paralleling maneuver. “Love me, love my shortcomings,” swoons the “Tolerator” partner. Their theme song echoes the ideal of unconditional love [...]

Keeping Your Distance: American Men Deal With Intimacy

Intimacy is a scarcity for American men –if by “intimacy” we mean revealing and sharing what is innermost about us. Few men live by this creed. Intimate connection becomes an abstraction, a nice idea, a frustrated lack.  The typical American male can’t grasp intimacy, having precious little real experience of it. Just mentioning the word [...]

Lifelong Love + Using Workplace Skills to Improve Life at Home

[amazon asin=0373892381&template=thumbnail&chan=default]Guest 1: Phyllis Koch-Sheras and Peter Sheras, coauthors of Lifelong Love

Topic: Creating and maintaining an extraordinary relationship.

Issues: The 4-step “Couple Power” program that’s based on a dramatic shift in the way in which relationships are viewed—where the couple is seen as an entity in and of itself, greater than the sum of its individual parts.

[amazon asin=1585429422&template=thumbnail&chan=default]Guest 2: Andrew Friedman, coauthor of Family, Inc..
Topic:
Office-inspired solutions to reduce the chaos in your home and save your sanity.
Issues: How workplace skills and systems like regular meetings, budget setting, long-term planning, and employee evaluations can help you create a stress-free home.

Coffee With Sam: Abigail Hirsch On Marriage and Divorce

I recently had the opportunity to have a virtual cup of coffee and chat with Dr. Abigail Hirsch, marriage specialist, practicing clinician, co-author of The Power of Two, and blogger. Dr. Hirsch has some great advice on marriage: how to make it work, keep it happy, and keep your partner satisfied (in all senses of the word). As a doctor, mom of four, and happily married for many years, she seems to know what she’s talking about. [Read more...]