Building Strength for Life and Love™

The importance of liking who you are in your relationship

How to Choose a Mate The one quality that stands above all others in the search for a mate Published on August 4, 2013 by Alex Lickerman, M.D. in Happiness in this World Photo: Serge Melki When searching for a mate, most of us carry around a list of criteria or qualities that we tell ourselves we're looking for. A brief perusal of any Internet dating site yields many such lists: "A sense of humor, a sense of adventure, and good teeth" says one. "Owns his Read more [...]

Engaged? Congratulations! Set your marriage up for success and attend this workshop.

DIANA KOLLAR Kollar Counselling Services COUPLES INDIVIDUALS BIO BLOG CONTACT/FEES PRE-COMMITMENT SMART DATING Start Right, Stay Connected: The Imago Pre-Commitment Workshop  Next workshop is June 14th. Space is limited,  Register Now! Calling all couples who are now considering long term commitment such as cohabitation, engagement, marriage or if you are recently married -this workshop is for you!  The more you invest in your relationship, Read more [...]

Tell your kids how important they are to you!

The below is a totally true story: Gary was a boy in a elementary school in Pittsburgh who was known throughout the school as a big behavior problem. He was disobedient and disrespectful. Gary was the class clown or class terror, depending on how you wanted to look at it. One day he was sent down to the principal's office (for about the 50 billionth time) because of a "disciplinary infraction" on his part. The principal met with him, spoke to him about proper behavior, values, goals Read more [...]

How can you put an extramarital affair behind you, if you continue to discuss it?

How Can You Put an Extramarital Affair Behind You, If You Continue to Discuss It? By Anne Bercht - March 4, 2014 Listen now! Complimentary teleseminar: Help for Betrayed Women, December 9, 2013 Complimentary teleseminar: 3 couples share their stories of healing, December 10, 2013 Question: In regards to your statement on your website: (listed below), I would like to know how you were able to "live in the present" and still discuss the affair over and over as needed? How Read more [...]

How marriage can save your life

How marriage can save your life New research shows getting married and staying married may be the best thing you can do for a longer, healthier life by Kate Lunau   Dave and Joyce Mayne, who met on a blind date, have been married 33 years. They live in Elmvale, Ont., near Barrie, and have two adult children. “We’re bikers,” says Dave, 60. “We probably put 20,000 clicks on the Harley every summer. Joyce loves to say, ‘What other holiday is there where you’re Read more [...]

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