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Monthly Archive: September 2014

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Sep 28

6/28 Being Comfortable with my role, my mate and my body

male female questionsSo what is there about sex that causes conflicts?

The ‘sex centre’ in your brain is located in the hypothalamus, which is also that part of the brain that controls the emotions, heart rate and blood pressure.  Hormones, especially testosterone, are released from this gland, stimulating the desire for sex.

  1. Sexual arousal difference between genders
  2. “If men are gas cookers, women are electric ovens.”  A male can ignite instantly and operates at full capacity in seconds, to be turned off just as quickly.  A woman’s sex drive heats slower and takes longer to cool down.
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Sep 04

6/27 The 8th difference: Sexual Arousal in males and females

Add waffles and speg.  Here first!

male female questionsNow we come the eight major difference between most males and most females: Sexual arousal.  Again to catch a good summary of wht we have discussed so far, go back to the 6/23 post, The 6th Difference in Genders for Conflict Solutions post.  In this post, we shall look at the interesting difference in the male female response to sexual attraction.

The ‘sex centre’ in your brain is located in the hypothalamus, which is also that part of the brain that controls the emotions, heart rate and blood pressure.  Hormones, especially testosterone, are released from this gland, stimulating the desire for sex.

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Sep 24

Guest Post: Conversations every Serious Couple Should have to help with Conflict Solutions

couple5How many kids you want, how often you floss, what flavour wedding cake you’re imagining — these topics aren’t exactly appropriate for first-date conversations. But by the time you’re in a serious relationship, there are certain subjects you absolutely must discuss if you’re going to continue to build a healthy partnership. 

So whether you’re already hitched, thinking about shacking up, or even if you’ve been dating for years without any intention of moving in together or getting married, this list is for you. Check out the nine discussions you and your partner need to have, STAT.

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Sep 19

Conflict Solutions – The Seven Principles for Making a Marriage Work

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7 principles9781452651514Recently I found a great book by Dr John Gottman on the Seven Principles for Making a Marriage Work. 

We all know making a good marriage or any relationship takes input from all sides as well as som hard work at times.  Certainly learning conflict solutions are of great benefit for all!

Here is a YouTube video pm Dr. Gottman’s book.   I did some research and found this from  alsaccen·1 video on YouTube:

 

Then I found some great reviews on Amazon. This review is from: The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert (Hardcover)

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Sep 09

The Love Dare Book for Conflict Solutions

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FireproofHere is another highly recommended book and DVD series, now along with the movie!  ‘The Love Dare’ by Stephen Kendrick & Alex Kendrick.  We definitely give it a 5.0 out of 5 stars Great Challenges for Growing Your Marriage, released October 1, 2008.

Here are a few comments from others who have read this book:

This book goes along with the movie called ‘Fireproof’, with a Christian marriage theme. The book contains 40 days of Biblical topics and dares for each day, including a scripture, a dare, a place to check off when you complete the dare and some questions about each dare.

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Sep 05

YouTube – How to get your husband to talk?

One of the common problems we hear in the counselling rooms is: “My Husband doesn’t talk to me!  My husband really frustrates me because he doesn’t talk. When I want to discuss something with him, he gives me one-word answers or sometimes just doesn’t say anything at all.”  So how to get your husband to open up and start talking to you again?

Maybe the words of rcardoso27 will help.  Uploaded on June 10, 2010.  We have presented this YouTube in hopes of adding more hope nd communication to your relationships, especially between males and females!

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