Sydell Weiner, PhD

Improve Your Relationship with Nonviolent Communication

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If you’re relationship is stuck in a cycle of blame, you can recapture the love you once felt through non-violent communication. By expressing our feelings and needs, we can develop more empathy and improve our relationships.

Strawberries: Childhood Trauma and Eating Disorders

Strawberries were saved for my mother and I never knew why.

I reach for some strawberries as my father unpacks them from his grocery bag. “No, sweetheart,” he says, “we’re saving those for mommy.” I’m 12 or 13, and my mother is sick in bed. My father reassures me that she’ll get well, so I go to my room as he tends to her needs. But […]

Divorce: How to Keep Your Child Out of the Middle

Children and Divorce

Children are the innocent victims of divorce. They don’t ask for it, they don’t cause it, but their living conditions are often disrupted by it. Here are some ways you, as a parent, can make it easier for them: 1. Divorce is Not Their Fault: Most Kids will internalize the conflict in your relationship or act […]

Communication Basics: Stop Yelling At Me

Non-Violent Communication

If your relationship is stuck in a cycle of blame, you probably wonder what happened to the communication that brought you together. It may work in politics, but blaming your partner will never get your needs met in a relationship. You have a better chance of recapturing the intimacy with a few simple tools from Marshall […]