5 Simple Steps to a Joy-Filled Marriage

August 29, 2014 by  
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It’s the TV! That’s the easiest way for my husband to send my eyes whirling around like some mad thing out of a B-grade cartoon. The irritation just floods me! Imagine it now. SweetP (my beloved) and your’s truly settling in to our comfy chairs side by side in the Family Room at Casa Pink Apple. Our plan? A spot […]

What Does a Peaceful Relationship Look Like?

December 10, 2012 by  
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I guess that depends on how you define peace and what values each of you cherish. At Casa PinkApple If peace means quiet and unrippled (making up my own words here!) then you’d never suggest Casa Pink Apple was peaceful! Not with feisty, extroverted, Princess Chris living in the place. I let so many things […]

Does A Valentine’s Gift Make or Break a Healthy Relationship

February 14, 2012 by  
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Valentine’s Day can have some unusual effects on a long-term relationship. For those whose primary Love Language is Receiving Gifts it is a Red Letter day, or at least a Red Rose Day! For others, it may hold so little significance, it doesn’t even fly near the radar. Some, who like-to-be-sophisticated, wouldn’t be seen dead […]

What’s Your Relationship Becoming?

January 23, 2012 by  
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Just like the two people in it, a relationship is a organic, dynamic, evolving “thing”. A Relationship will take on a life of it’s own – given half a chance! It needs two people to even exist, and it needs attention for it to grow. So what is your relationship becoming? How is it growing? […]

An Amazing Shift That Helps Relationships

November 9, 2011 by  
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One of the things that I find really irritating in personal development is that much-bandied concept that you can’t love someone else if you don’t love yourself.  Anyone else struggle to own that, or truly believe it? I agree that you need reserves of love to be able to share them.  In fact, I often […]

A Very Chic Opportunity

July 27, 2011 by  
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Is going out on a date with your long-time partner something you’d only feel safe sharing with a select few people? I’m not surprised! Considering some people’s reactions, you might as well be declaring that you were a virgin past the age of 21. It seems “dates” are like some quaint, old-fashioned custom that totally […]

The Truth About When Kindness Flew Out The Window

June 27, 2011 by  
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Have you heard of RAOK?  Random Acts of Kindness? The ones where someone at the tollgate pays for some anonymous person in the following car, or buys a latte for the next person in the cafe queue. Don’t know about you, but while I love the principle behind these generous gestures, I never think to […]

The Breath of a New Relationship

September 22, 2010 by  
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There is nothing quite like the moment a child is born. The room has an air of tension and excitement as those final few contractions and exhausting pushes uncontrollably grip the mother. The feeling of expectation could be cut with a knife it is so present with everyone. As the babe arrives, everyone in the […]

Better Relationship Action Starts With …

August 23, 2010 by  
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Action is not necessarily a word we’d instantly associate with the Relationship Space. So I’ve been racking my brains trying to dislodge the link between action and relationships that might mean most to all of you, my readers! All I seem to keep coming up with is questions … But then, as some of my […]

Five Tips for Better Relationship Happiness

July 22, 2010 by  
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Seeing we’re focusing on happiness this month, there is no question that one of the greatest opportunities for Happiness lies in the simplest and nearest person/thing in your life! Your partner and relationship are the source of your second greatest opportunity! Second? Well of course! Your first opportunity lies within your Self. But that same […]

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