We’ve all been there. That moment when someone says something that immediately gets your back up. You’re left with the instinctive feeling of being under attack, and the impulse is to defend. And in this defense of yourself, you might notice yourself getting heated and saying something to criticize or attack back. And suddenly you find yourself in heated conflict, unsure of how you got here and what to do next. If you’ve noticed defensiveness coming up for you in your relationships, watch this video to learn how to make sense of defensiveness, and what can potentially be done about it in your relationships!Read More
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One thing that almost all couples can relate to is conflict, and feeling regret after saying something hurtful in the heat of the moment. If you and your partner are tired of conflict that just seems to drive you apart, then this video is for you. Laura Brown shares the key things to avoid when conflict arises, so that you can feel closer and more connected!Read More
Finding out your partner has been unfaithful can feel devastating. Being unfaithful yourself can leave you ridden with guilt, shame, and confusion about your relationship. If you’re trying to understand why people cheat, this video is for you!Read More
Conflict in relationships can be a messy, confusing issue. You can probably relate to just wanting to get along with your partner without any tension or fighting. In this video Laura Brown answers the age-old question: is it okay for couples to fight? The answer might surprise you, so check it out!Read More
Couples counselling can feel like a daunting and scary undertaking, but it can also make a world of difference for struggling relationships. In this video Laura addresses some of the most common ways that couples counselling can help your relationship, so that you have a better idea of what to expect. Stay tuned to learn how a skilled counsellor can help you turn down the struggle and turn up the satisfaction!Read More