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"There will be no more witnesses added to this conversation," predicted Michael Steele.
If you have a friend or co-worker who constantly brags and tries to top your stories, here's how to respond.
Family therapists say these are the complaints they hear most often from clients around the holidays.
If you want to avoid talking about work, be ready with new topics.
There are a billion legitimate ways to start a conversation that don’t involve exoticizing and othering a complete stranger.
How to handle the question of becoming parents, according to marriage therapists.
Talking about a mother's choices, without a broader conversation of how those choices are shaped by her circumstances, is simplistic ― and dangerous.
That co-worker you have nothing in common with, that cute guy at the bar, even your sister-in-law's cousin.
A) People are complex. So it's ok to talk about complex things. B) Complimenting people on the street about their clothing
Practice saying "No" and its semantically softer companions: No thank you. I'd rather not. I don't think so. Not just now
I've always had a tremendous appreciation for technology. I'm continuously wowed by the innovations that have revolutionized
There are a million different things you could do to be kind, and you are possibly the world's expert on what your partner would consider kind. But here are eight suggestions. Possibly they will just reinforce what you already know, or maybe they will give you fresh ideas of things to try.
I put my arm around their waist And sat right down beside them. I calmed them down. Poor empty pants With nobody inside them
The Declaration of Independence speaks of inalienable rights, meaning rights that can't be taken away. Thomas Jefferson defines
A battle is a conflict that can be resolved constructively, leading to an enhanced relationship. When you are at war, there are constant, repetitive, unresolved battles. War is not productive and only serves to hamper your relationship, increase dissonance and create more battles.
I often bring together celebs who don't know each other; but, it is rare that they get on as well as young actor, Gentry White, (Lifetime's UnReal and AMC's Turn: Washington's Spies) and James Beard nominated Chef Bruce Kalman of Union in Pasadena and Knead Pasta Co. in L.A.'s Grand Central Market.
We know that the path isn't always easy. Jesus said we don't build the kingdom of heaven by putting our hands to the plow
I can either let this temporary interaction steer me into a path of negativity where my gremlin will have a party and constantly whine and repeat phrases such as 'I am not enough', or I can ask myself 'whether there's any truth in what's been said?'