Healing Difficult Emotions, Relationships and Love

Dealing with Our Dark Side

Several posts ago, I wrote about cultivating Flourish-Friendly Relationships instead of Control Relationships. You can read more about this here. Flourish-Friendly Relationships are ones in which the people involved create a space together for both them to grow and develop all their human capacities. Control Relationships, on the other hand, are relationships in which the… Continue reading Dealing with Our Dark Side

Relationships and Love

Flourish-Friendly Relationships vs. Control Relationships: What are They, and Why Is it Important to Understand Them?

Here’s something interesting about people. Adult humans could live a pretty secluded existence all by themselves, away from other people, if they wanted to do so. And, indeed, given the pain that relationships and interactions with other people can cause, we might be tempted to avoid such interactions as much as possible. And perhaps some… Continue reading Flourish-Friendly Relationships vs. Control Relationships: What are They, and Why Is it Important to Understand Them?