In today’s fast paced society, it is impossible to avoid stress in our lives. Stressors being external events which cause an emotional or physical reaction can be handled in 2 basic ways:
For married couples, a focus on how they resolve conflict, react to daily stressors and interact with each other can reduce stress - significantly
In Stress, married couples, Conflict, listening
17 February 2019 | 0 Comments
In Valentines Day, Date night, relationships, relationship education, marriage and relationship education, MAREAA
14 February 2019 | 0 Comments
By Robyn Donnelly, Co-ordinator Marriage and Relationship Education - CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning.
What a lovely reminder Valentine’s Day on 14th February is for those in a relationship – however it is a timely reminder that we should be thinking about what we should be doing daily for our partner.
Building and integrating family wellness programs at work has been proven to increase a company’s overall financial health
In work, family life, work life, business
10 January 2019 | 0 Comments
We all know that work life and family life are intertwined and research supports this demonstrating that employees who are highly committed to their roles as parents and spouses benefit companies. Conversely, employee performance and satisfaction occur easiest when outside influences like family are considered through workplace contracts and the provision of flexible work arrangements.
Navigating Problems Associated with Unrealistic Expectations - Anticipate a Surprise, the inventory may reveal a potentially problematic assumption
In expectations, relationships, marriage education
06 November 2018 | 0 Comments
When couples hit the inevitable challenges of marriage, they may be tempted to believe that they have made a mistake and “the one” must still be out there somewhere. The truth is there are likely several people on this earth with whom one could have a successful relationship.
Almost intoxicated by love, engaged couples are often known for being infatuated with one another. They tend to be confident that they’ll never have problems or that existing problems will just fade away with time, they’ll never question their love, never experience a drop in romance, and already know everything there is to know about their partner. They truly are love struck.
In aggression, assertiveness, communication, PREPARE/ENRICH
27 September 2018 | 0 Comments
In abs, assessment, counseling, counselling, couple counselling, engaged, engaged couples, ethnic and cultural differences, marriage, marriage and relationship education, PREPARE/ENRICH
15 March 2018 | 0 Comments
In assessment, cohabit, Cohabitation, cohabiting, communication, Conflict, couples, dialogue, engaged, finances, marriage, marriage course, marriage preparation, Prepare, prepare-enrich, PREPARE/ENRICH
04 January 2018 | 0 Comments
Poor Conflict Resolution can become more problematic over time and affect other areas of your relationship such as closeness and communication
In assessment, communication, Conflict, couples, dialogue, engaged, marriage, marriage course, marriage preparation, Prepare, prepare-enrich, PREPARE/ENRICH, stress, wedding
21 December 2017 | 0 Comments
Great speakers announced. Early bird registration now open! The Marriage and Relationship Educators Association of Australia (MAREAA) invites you to join the 2017 MAREAA National Conference, Melbourne
In children, community, facilitation, family, MAREAA, mareaa, MAREAA National Conference 2017, marriage, men, Parenting, Parents, PREPARE/ENRICH, professional development, relationship, relationships, teaching, women
06 October 2017 | 0 Comments
30 March 2017 | 0 Comments
A research study in the USA examined the family and friendship networks of newly married couples at three occasions: when applying for a marriage license, at the first anniversary, and at the second year anniversary. (Kearns, J., & Leonard, K. “Social Networks, Structural Interdependence, and Marital Quality Over the Transition to Marriage: A Prospective Analysis” Journal of Family Psychology, 18 (2), 2004, 383–395.).