Author Archives: Lynda Martens

Why you should give your partner the ‘benefit of the doubt’.

Recently I heard someone say to their partner…”You know what I want?  I want the benefit of the doubt.  I want you to trust that when something happens, I don’t have the worst intentions towards you; that I’m not trying to hurt you.” I LOVE that.  Sometimes, when our resources are low or stress is […]

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When is it better to keep your mouth shut?

I don’t hold people responsible for the reactions or emotions of others, and I do embrace a “say what you need to say” attitude in general.  But here are some situations in which I believe it’s better to keep one’s mouth shut! WHEN YOU KNOW YOU’RE FULL OF SHIT DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU’RE TALKING ABOUT… […]

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