I forget how I myself learned the phrase. I imagine it was in one of my training sessions, when senior therapists sit with newer therapists to discuss cases and pass along knowledge. This particular phrase stuck with me as particularly useful. My husband and I use it pretty much on-the-daily to express our interest in...

How Complaining Can Save Your Relationship

How many of these thoughts on complaining have you heard? “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” “Do everything without complaining or arguing.” (Phil. 2:14) “Don’t complain, just work harder.” All of these sayings are helpful….in the right context. So how can complaining save your relationship? Complaining can save your...