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Experiences from our past affect more than we think.  Over 90% of marriage and relationship problems are rooted in childhood experiences.  Is your marriage the best it could be?  How about other relationships?  Do you like yourself?  Are you drawn to the same kind of person again and again?  Want a better quality of life?  Are your current choices working for you?

See the questions below...................

It's not all about anger.  It is about the expectations we learned as a child that we carry into adulthood.  When it comes to domestic abuse, did you know that it involves not only physical abuse, but sexual, emotional, verbal, silence, religious, and even rejection? There are more than 20 forms of abuse.  Some forms of abuse are so subtle that people accept them as OK and normal.  All forms of this issue are devastating and destroy the individual and their relationships.

Can you say “Yes” to one or more of the following statements?

There is blaming, cursing, hostile humor or name
       calling in the heat of an argument.
I see a dual personality in my friend/partner – nice
       and cruel.
I make excuses for the other person’s negative
There was abuse and/or rejection in my family
       while growing up.
If the other person would just change, I would be
I can’t express my own opinion.  It is not safe.  I
       have trouble communicating.
I have unrealistic expectations for myself and
       others.  I tend to be perfectionistic.
My life choices just don't seem to be working out
  for me.
Either I or my partner needs to be in control of
       everything all the time.
I feel angry, on edge, depressed, trapped, fearful
       and/or suicidal.
I find myself yelling at others, especially those I
I have been a victim of verbal, sexual, and/or
       physical abuse.
I struggle with feeling rejected and lonely.
My partner/friend seems to tune me out and never
       really communicates with me.
I have gone to a lot of counseling in the past and
  still struggle with understanding the root issues of
  my behavior.

If you answered “Yes” to one or more of the above statements,then