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“Friendship”

"How Can I Make Friends If I'm Shy?"

Chris Grace - April 3, 2018

Dear CMR:

Can you offer any advice to someone who is shy and lonely but who also deals with social anxiety disorder? These are people who would like a close friend or several, but for whom speaking with someone can be intimidating, and for whom social events can be overwhelming or even frightening.

Signed,

Close To A Shy Guy

 


How To Interact With Someone Who Doesn't Like You

Tim Muehlhoff - March 21, 2018

Have you ever encountered someone who just does not seem to like you? For whatever reason, they do not give you respect or treat you kindly? Dr. Tim Muehlhoff offers a quick, easy tip that just might help fix the issue. Take a listen!


Two Key Practices in Every Healthy Relationship

Willa Williams - March 7, 2018

When you consider the relationships in your life, what are two simple things that you can do to make them more stable and healthier? Marriage and Family Therapist Willa Williams shares two key practices she considers vital to work on in healthy relationships. Do you agree with these two points?


How Do You Think People Perceive You?

Chris Grace - February 21, 2018

There’s no doubt we live in the age of the self-focused “selfie.” We even tend to use self-perceptions to evaluate how others interpret and see us. This happens so automatically that we often don't even realize it. Today, Dr. Chris Grace explains how we can combat our harsh, often damaging self-perceptions. 


Is Technology Getting in the Way Of Your Relationships?

Chris Grace, Tim Muehlhoff - February 7, 2018

With technology becoming more and more a part of our world, it is important to address the use of technology within relationships. Technology has the opportunity to strengthen, but also be detrimental to relationships. Today, Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff explain how to strengthen relationships through navigating the use of technology. 


Are Opposite Sex Friendships Okay in Marriage?

Chris Grace - January 9, 2018

 

 


Humble Disagreements

Tim Muehlhoff - January 2, 2018

Our culture does not show how to handle disagreements well. Have you noticed? We are continually told that everyone can have their own perspective, but if you tell someone that you are right and they are wrong, that is close-minded or hurtful. We need to learn how to express our opinions and respect the opinions of others in a humble way that will encourage conversation rather than be divisive. 


The Power of Influence pt. II

Chris Grace, Tim Muehlhoff - December 20, 2017

How important is it to be able to influence the decisions or direction in your relationships?  A vital part of relationships is listening to each other. But, if your opinions or thoughts do not impact another person, is that something that should be addressed? Today, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff and Dr. Chris Grace talk through when you are not able to influence people close to you and what that might mean in your relationships.

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