Entries by julielingler

Who Are You, Really?

The poet Maya Angelou is known for so many beautifully worded ideas … after all, she’s a poet! One of my favorites of hers is, “When people show you who they are, believe them.” Note, she didn’t write, “When people tell you who they are …” she deliberately used the word “show.” This is her […]

No Pain, No Gain? Well…sometimes

We’ve all heard that phrase, often applied to working out or dieting. When it comes to emotions or relationships, though, we often do everything we can to avoid any pain at all, and sometimes, pain can be good. First, let’s define pain. When it comes to us humans in relationships, I’m going to define pain […]

3… 2… 1… Impact!

In close relationships, impact is important. In fact, the closer we are to someone, the more impact we have on each other. Let’s look at some of the ways this plays out, in both positive and negative scenarios. Let’s say you left for work in a hurry, and the kitchen was a mess. As you […]

The Sexiest Words a Man Can Say

“I’ve Got This”. The sexiest words a man can say. Or are they? It’s hard to be a man dating or in a relationship with a woman these days. I know, I know, “poor them”, right? But, hear me out. Women reading this, give my ideas a chance. Men, see if any of this resonates […]

Get Free Resources


Sign up for weekly Pro Tips on healthy relationships, and a monthly newsletter full of great advice and resources to keep your relationship strong.

CMC Office Center | 10979 Reed-Hartman Highway, Suite 209, Blue Ash, OH 45242 | 513-793-4357