How to argue constructively
Arguments can have a very positive effect on a relationship, provided that they are conscious and are about communicating with your partner.
It’s worth bearing in mind the following points during conflicts in a relationship more ›Comment…
Satisfying roles in a relationship
An interview with Joanna Dulińska, psychologist, psychotherapist and supervisor at the Process Oriented Psychology Institute (Instytut Psychologii Procesu).
A conversation about what roles are needed in a relationship, how to make changes in a relationship, why people cheat on each other, and many, many other important issues. more ›Comment…
Breaking up? Not yet…
“After the first phase of being in love, after the feeling that everything is going to be wonderful, it becomes clear, that that’s not what’s going to happen. From this point on, people start to look at each other differently. And this is a fantastic moment! As long as we don’t stay stuck in this place.”
Grażyna Lubińska talks to psychotherapist Mikołaj Czyż about how to fight for a relationship in trouble. Published in Wysokie Obcasy Extra, issue № 9 (30), November 2014.
Therapy doesn’t work when…
Therapy (and life with someone else!) doesn’t work very well when we concentrate mainly on what the other person should change in themselves.Comment…
Beliefs that block the development of a relationship
Each couple has their own private set of beliefs, which hold problems in place and make changes for the better much more difficult.
The most common ones include:
The need for success
An intense focus on our partner’s achievements usually means it would be good to focus on our own.Comment…