Quentin Hafner

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4 Essential Skills for Compromising in Relationships

Compromising wasn’t something I ever learned in school.  How about you?  Anyway, I had to learn compromising skills the hard way….mostly through difficult and challenging moments in relationships that didn’t end well. Ideally, we’d grow up in families where compromising skills are role-modeled in a healthy way, but few of us are so lucky; we …

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What you Need to Know About the COVID-19 Trauma & How it Impacts Marriage

If you’re married, then might have experienced a challenging time over the last few months with the advancement of COVID-19.  For many people, the COVID-19 experience has become a traumatic event triggering heightened emotional stress responses, i.e., flight & flight.  Whenever couples are experiencing fight & flight stress responses in a relationship, it can feel …

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WHY “BEING NICE” ISN’T A COMPLIMENT FOR HUSBANDS

WHY “BEING NICE” ISN’T A COMPLIMENT FOR HUSBANDS

We’ve all been taught since we were little boys that “being nice” was the way to go. That “being nice” was the higher road. Conventional wisdom and even other marriage counselors suggest “being more nice” as a way to improve your marriage or relationship. “If you were just nicer, things would be better” they say…. I want to …

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