Mummy’s Side of the Family

Mummy’s Side of the Family

As if Halloween wasn’t scary enough, we’ve been talking this month about some of the frightening aspects of relationships, like the Money Monster and the Ghosts of Intimacy. Now, from the crypt of … Read More

The Ghosts of Intimacy

The Ghosts of Intimacy

While the Money Monster we encountered in our last message appeared as an obnoxious gremlin that pops up around the specific issue of money, our next spooky character is a bit more … Read More

The Money Monster

The Money Monster

Of all the scary relationship gremlins that pop up unexpectedly to attack our happiness, the most frequent restless spirit seems to be the Money Monster. According to numerous research studies … Read More

The Path To Disconnection: The Good News

The Path To Disconnection: The Good News

In the last five messages, we’ve explored the not-so-good news about the Path to Disconnection. Anxiety Self-Absorption Objection to Difference Loss of Empathy Objectify Others In this final installment, we’ll … Read More

The Path To Disconnection: Self-Absorption

The Path To Disconnection: Self-Absorption

SELF-ABSORPTION – In this stage we lose the sense of otherness. The anxiety resulting from our sense of disconnection is so profound that we become unconsciously obsessed with reconnecting. We become … Read More

The Path To Disconnection: Anxiety

The Path To Disconnection: Anxiety

ANXIETY – Upon sensing that we are somehow disconnected or separate, we become anxious that the disconnection could lead to danger, or even to our ceasing to BE. It is the sense of connectedness that … Read More

The Path To Disconnection

The Path To Disconnection

At Safe Conversations, our primary goal is to teach people how to have conversations in a way that moves them from conflict to connection. We know that deeper, healthier connections are the … Read More