Tag Archive: conflict resolution

No Marriage Shutdown

Contributed by Eva Fleming   We just came out of government shutdown. Lawmakers from both political parties persisted on talking past each other without actually talking to each other, creating a crisis for… Continue reading

The Marital Rollercoaster

Contributed by  Christian Zapata, LCSW Marriage can be like a rollercoaster. You have your ups and your downs. Most couples can recall all those special moments they’ve shared and cherished. These moments continue to… Continue reading

What if our relationships or marriage had election days?

Contributed by  Alicia La Hoz, PsyD The anticipation built after months of training, campaigning, fundraising, debating, and strategizing came and went – Election Day.   The nation hurried to the polls to cast their… Continue reading

Dealing with Difficult People: Switching Off An Angry Person

 Contributed by Nadia Persun, PhD Anytime I see people having angry altercations, I perk up my ears and observe intently. I watch their displays, not in a sadistic or feeling superior kind of… Continue reading

The silent treatment

Contributed by Dr. Alicia La Hoz, Family Bridges’ Program Director You are upset and bothered. You decide that it’s better to simply ignore your partner and hope he/she gets the point. The silence… Continue reading