Category Archives: Relationships

Adult Children of Alcoholic Parents

Photo image by Nina Matthews  Graphic by Randi Fine Adult Children of Alcoholics A counseling client of mine has recently discovered after 40 years of unhappy, painful marriage that her husband is an Adult Child of Alcoholics (ACA). Countless trips to therapists and … Continue reading

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Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Tiny Wisdom: Actions Speak Louder Than Words  Article Written by Lori Deschene for Tiny Buddha Actions speak louder than words, but not nearly as often.” ~Mark Twain A while back, I wrote a blog post about giving people the benefit the … Continue reading

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Yin and Yang of Successful Relationships

Photo image by Travis Simon    Graphics and Quote by Randi G Fine Yin, Yang, and the Art of Yielding Yielding is an art form that can enhance a relationship by Mary Traina on December 26, 2013 For some people, the words … Continue reading

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What Love Is What Love Is Not

Photo by Roger H. Goun, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License Love Is, Love Is Not by Randi G. Fine Love is gentle, love is kind. Love is freeing and edifying. Love is respectful. Love is understanding and selfless. Love is … Continue reading

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Understanding the Opposite Sex Part One

How Men Think How Women Think, Part One Written by Randi G. Fine For centuries the differences between men and women were socially defined. Men maintained their superiority over women by dominating them, and women rarely questioned their passive role. … Continue reading

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Understanding the Opposite Sex Part Two

How Men Think How Women Think, Part Two Written by Randi G. Fine Since the brain drives our emotions, and the brains of men and women are physiologically different in that area, it comes as no surprise that men and … Continue reading

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Empathy Connects Us To The Heart Of Others

Where Has Our Ability to Empathize Gone?       Excerpted from my August 2, 2012 show on A Fine Time for Healing, Is  Our Ability to Empathize Eroding? Written by Randi G. Fine Empathy is the ability to emotionally put oneself into someone … Continue reading

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Recognizing Codependent Behavior

Image Source Vicky/We Heart It  Graphics by Randi Fine Are You Codependent? Recognizing and Healing From Codependency Written by Randi G. Fine I am a fully recovered codependent of over twenty-five years. While in the midst of my disorder, life was … Continue reading

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Managing Relationship Conflict

Managing Relationship Conflict, Part Two Written by Randi G. Fine Excerpted from my April 19, 2012 show on A Fine Time for Healing, How to Fight Fair and Compromise With Your Partner Sometimes arguments involve underlying issues or a conglomeration … Continue reading

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Managing Relationship Conflict

Managing Relationship Conflict, Part One Written by Randi G. Fine Excerpted from my April 19, 2012 show on A Fine Time for Healing, How to Fight Fair and Compromise With Your Partner No two people have had the same life experiences. … Continue reading

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