22. Changing vs. Behaving
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by Daniel Galarza LCSW
3M ago
How do you know if your partner is truly CHANGING or BEHAVING?   If you have asked your partner to change aspects of their person that is hurting the relationship, it is good to know if their efforts are real.  Most of the time our partner are "Behaving".   It is important that we know if our partner truly working on Changing toxic behavior.  This episodes provides helpful information about what the differences are between changing and behaving.   ..read more
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4. Conflict Resolution Styles
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by Daniel Galarza LCSW
4M ago
When you have a conflict, how do you normally handle it?  Do you attack, avoid, or accommodate.  In this episode I talk about different tendencies that we have when confronted with conflicting situations.  It would be good to understand your tendencies.  It can make a difference in how you are perceived in your relationships.   ..read more
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21. Communication Barrier - Filling in the Blanks
The Therapist Perspective
by Daniel Galarza LCSW
5M ago
It is one of the most common communication barriers that I notice as a therapist.  The act of filling in the blanks.  When we don't fully know or understand something, we fill in the blanks with our own thoughts.  The problem tends to be that we usually get it wrong.  It gets in the way of truly understanding the needs of our partner and the relationship.  This episodes goes over the reasons we do it and how we can start changing this bad habit.  ..read more
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20. Gender Roles & Relationships
The Therapist Perspective
by Daniel Galarza LCSW
6M ago
 Gender roles provide an idea of who we need to be in society and in relationships.  But do gender roles help or harm relationships?   Many people feel that if men and women were better at understanding their roles that couples would be better for it.  Others believe that gender roles get in the way.  Listen to get my perspective about the affects of gender roles in relationships.   ..read more
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1. Understanding the Woman in your Life
The Therapist Perspective
by Daniel Galarza, LCSW
1y ago
This episode focuses on understanding more effective approaches to understanding why you might be struggling in understandin  your partner.  Listen and find out what we can do to start improving conflicts in relationships.  Find out what might be getting in the way.    ..read more
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18. The Secret to a Happy Relationship
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by Daniel Galarza LCSW
1y ago
This questions has generally frustrated me.  For a very long time I did not agree with people's "secrets to marriage".   My wife and I are confident that we have narrowed down one very important aspect to secure a happy relationship.  When we understand that the rules for a happy relationship have changed, we become better equipped to to create healthy relationships.   ..read more
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17. How to Create a Healthy Relationship
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by Daniel Galarza LCSW
1y ago
What do you consider a successful relationship?  Longevity is not the bet metric for success.  Success in a relationship means fulfilling the promises that were made at the start of the relationship.  In this episode I review 5 key features to happy relationships.   The goal is to be happier than the day you first made your commitment to your partner.   It is possible.   ..read more
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15. When to Leave a Relationship
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by Daniel Galarza LCSW
1y ago
Leaving a relationship can be a very difficult thing to do.  This episode focuses on better understanding when to leave a relationship.  There is a difference between working on a relationship and surviving in a relationship.    We owe it to ourselves to have the best opportunity to be happy with our partner.  When we understand ourselves and take accountability for our happiness,  we are put in a position that may require a series of courageous decisions.   ..read more
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14. Myths about Sex in Relationships (Daniel & Ruby)
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by Daniel Galarza LCSW and Ruby Galarza LMFT
1y ago
As therapists my wife and I frequently encounter unhealthy views about sex in a relationship.  This episode addresses important myths about sex in relationships.  It's important to distinguish the difference between intimacy and sex.  We tend to have many misconceptions about how much sex couples should be having and about men's need to have sex.   When a couple can figure out how to improve true intimacy, their relationship with sex naturally improves.   ..read more
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13. How to Improve Self-Esteem
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by Daniel Galarza LCSW
1y ago
Self-esteem is more than just a feeling.  A person can have high self-esteem and be insecure at the same time.  It's because of how we define self-esteem.  Getting to know your true self is the key to sustainable self-esteem.   It takes time to create a sustainable sense of self.  Listen to understand the difference between superficial self-esteem and genuine self-esteem.   https://www.viacharacter.org ..read more
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