Category Archives: Relationships

A Fly on the Wall

This isn’t Colin’s typical Thursday blog. This is being written by me, Shari Claire, one of the senior coaches at the Institute for Radical Forgiveness, and one of the people behind the scenes. I have been involved in Radical Forgiveness … Continue reading

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Your Sexual Personality (not to be posted on your Facebook page!)

The following model was created by John Kappas, Ph.D., the author and founder of the Hypnosis Motivation Institute. Check it out for yourself. Through many years of doing relationship therapy with hundreds of couples, he observed and maintained that there … Continue reading

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A Game of Chicken

Did I scare you off with my ‘Only If You Dare’ e-mail?  I was pretty blunt about the risk of doing the Expanding in Love workshop, so I wouldn’t be surprised if you had said to yourself, “no way, Jose!”  … Continue reading

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Snakes and Crocodiles

Here’s a question for you. Which country do you think tops the list as far as the number of men coming to my Radical Forgiveness workshops relative to the number of women? You’ll find the answer at the end of … Continue reading

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Assess Your Relationship

Whoops! Maybe I got the cart before the horse in my last blog. Maybe you haven’t done this awakening thing to the degree I assumed. So let me back up a bit. The first thing to say is everyone is … Continue reading

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After the Wake-Up Call

Remember that song by Neil Sedaka — Breaking up is Hard to Do?  Well waking up is even harder.  Especially the bit just prior to it that forces you to wake up to the fact you’ve been living a dream.  … Continue reading

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Lines in the Sand

Last week I wrote about the importance of having boundaries. This week, we explore the downside of NOT setting boundaries. Actually, this is more or less the same thing since there is absolutely no upside. It’s all bad. Victimland is … Continue reading

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When To Say “No!”

Where do you draw the line? Do you even know where the line is? At what point do you say, “This does not work for me and I won’t put up with it?” Or better still, if you are in … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Scenarios

Men, assuming you said all the right things at the Thanksgiving dinner table, gave the right kind of Christmas gift to your partner this year, and made the right noises about keeping your New Year’s resolutions, you did good. But … Continue reading

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So Speaketh the Dowager Countess of Downton Abbey

Can there be anyone on the planet not avidly devouring Downton Abbey episode by episode? Is there a single human being who doesn’t adore Maggie Smith as Violet, the Dowager Countess? Julian Fellowes has, after all, given her most of … Continue reading

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