Guest Blog: Building Relationship Skills

Linda Carroll Guest Post

Myth: “Having had a happy childhood is a prerequisite to having a great relationship as an adult.” If this myth were true, most of us would be doomed to relationship hell.

The Single Most Destructive Factor In Relationships

When we feel disenchanted with being in love, it’s easy to think that we’re the only ones struggling with such troubles. We tend to compare how we feel about our relationship with how other couples appear.

5 Factors to Evaluate Before Choosing a Life Partner

The three most common questions I’m asked: “How do I know this person is right for me?” “How can I tell if they will make a good life partner?” “What is the most important thing I can ask?”

How to Speak to Someone About an Unspeakable Loss

Linda Carroll: Blog

What can you say? While it’s not an easy question to answer, one thing is certain: It’s worse to say nothing than to say the wrong thing. Here are five ways to respond helpfully.

The Addictive Pleasure of Being Right

Our brain chemicals reward us by zapping us with excitement and bubbly happiness. Then, just as quickly, the magic disappears. So, we try again. It’s natural to want what feels good.