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The Seven Sins of Marital Discourse (3) By Dr. Michael Brooks

The Seven Sins of Marital Discourse (3) By Dr. Michael Brooks By most standards, a marriage that has poor communication will eventually die on the vine. I believe that communication is the number one marriage killer. Without it, your marriage … Continue reading

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dear excuses, PREPARE TO DIE (1) By Dr. Michael Brooks

dear excuses, PREPARE TO DIE (1) By Dr. Michael Brooks How many times have you heard someone make an excuse for their failures and it drove you up a wall? I have a friend of mine who I walk with … Continue reading

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Getting Away From it All (2) By Dr. Michael Brooks

Getting Away from It All (2) By Dr. Michael Brooks This week we will be talking about boundaries and how to use them. See if any of these complaints sound like the ones you have struggled with! I was looking … Continue reading

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Is Separating a Good Thing? (4) By Dr. Michael Brooks

Is Separating a Good Thing? (4) By Dr. Michael Brooks Did you know that separation can help some people recover from of infidelity? Think about it, trust is the biggest deal breaker in most relationships, right? Without it, there is … Continue reading

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Is Separating A Good Thing? (2) By Dr. Michael Brooks

Is Separating a Good Thing? (2) By Dr. Michael Brooks There are times that a separation can be a good thing, as long as you have boundaries that go along with it. Trial separations can work when there are ground … Continue reading

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When To Walk Away (4) By Dr. Michael Brooks

When to Walk Away (4) By Dr. Michael Brooks Another reason people walk away from relationships, there is no commitment from the spouse in getting help for their bad marriage. They either refuse to get help or think you’re the … Continue reading

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When To Walk Away (3) By Dr. Michael Brooks

When to Walk Away (3) By Dr. Michael Brooks If you can’t get your partner to sit down with you, then you can write out what you want to express, and see if that works by letter. It may open … Continue reading

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When To Walk Away (2) By Dr. Michael Brooks

When to Walk Away (2) By Dr. Michael Brooks Part of last week’s article was to give you insights on what your next steps are: Try to find a way to  a sit-down talk with your partner. If they refuse … Continue reading

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When To Walk Away (1) By Dr. Michael Brooks

When to Walk Away (1) By Dr. Michael Brooks As I watched my client wipe her tears away with her tissue, she continued to talk about the relationship she was ending. “I’ve tried everything, I’ve tried counseling, I’ve begged, pleaded, … Continue reading

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Never Take Your Spouse for Granted (2) By Dr. Michael Brooks

Never Take Your Spouse for Granted (2) By Dr. Michael Brooks Last week, we talked about a husband that felt he took advantage of his wife during the years they were married. At her funeral he shared with me that … Continue reading

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