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How Can My Husband And I Stop Fighting All The Time?
You and your husband have been fighting non-stop lately. It seems like everything he does or says gets on your last nerve, and you just want it to stop. How can you get both of your points across without arguing? It seems like an impossible feat.
In this video, clincal and sports psychologist and YourTango Expert Dr. Jack Singer says that this issue is a very common problem among married couples because it gets at one of the fundamental skills needed for a healthy relationship: communication. He says, “You and your husband need to learn how to communicate without defensively getting in a position of anger and hostility and trying to prove whose more powerful or whose point makes the most sense.” Try actively listening to your partner by putting yourself on an equal plane with your partner.
Want to learn more? Watch the video.
Am I Too Sensitive to Criticism?
Whether you’ve been through a divorce or some other stigmatized experience, it’s natural to feel sensitive when others bring it up. You may wonder whether they are judging you behind your back, or worse, right in front of your face.
In this video, therapist, author and YourTango Expert Dr. Jack Singer explains how to cope when others criticize you. “One thing you need to do,” says Dr. Singer, “is raise your self-esteem … one way to do [that] is to validate yourself on a constant basis.
How Can I Protect My Kids From Sexual Abuse?
In light of Coach Jerry Sandusky’s criminal trial, Dr. Jack Singer offers some timely advice to parents.
As a parent, it’s natural to worry about your kids. After all, you want to protect them from the evils of the world. Chief among those evils is sexual abuse. But, how can you talk to your kids about safety without scaring them to death? And what’s the best way to protect them from sexual predators?
In this video, licensed clinical psychologist and YourTango Experts Dr. Jack Singer explains how to protect your children from the perils of sexual abuse. “The first thing to do,” says Dr. Jack, “is to always maintain a safe and comfortable relationship with your children so they can come to you with anything.”
Should I Leave My Alcoholic Husband?
If you’re at the end of your rope with an alcoholic husband, you’ve come to the right place. In this video, Author, Psychologist and YourTango Expert Dr. Jack Singer answers the question: My husband has a serious drinking problem and it seems to be deteriorating. Is there anything I can do about that, or should I just plan on leaving him?
My Husband Won’t Go to Couples Therapy. What Should I Do?
If your marriage is on the rocks, and your husband refuses to attend couples therapy with you, you’re probably completely frustrated. Fortunately, there is hope for your relationship.
In this video, licensed clinical psychologist and YourTango Expert Dr. Jack Singer explains what you should do when your marriage needs third-party assistance but your husband won’t cooperate.
My 3rd Marriage Failed: Why Do I Keep Getting Divorced?
If you or someone you know has been married more than once, you may wonder if you’ll ever be able to make it last a lifetime. In this video, clinical psychologist and YourTango Expert Dr. Jack Singer explains what to do when you struggle to make marriage work.
“The first thing you have to realize is that this may not be your fault.” Though you may be inclined to blame yourself for the downfall of your union, it’s essential to understand that in order for a marriage to thrive, both parties must be on board and cooperate fully.
Personal Performance Series
Brokers Alliance Steve Savant’s special guest is Dr. Jack Singer, licensed Clinical, Sport & Industrial Psychologist. Dr. Jack addresses company conventions, conferences and provides individual training and coaching for Elite athletes. Dr. Jack shares the same powerful skills, with the financial industry that he uses for champions and incorporates them into his keynote presentations. Two of his newest keynote addresses are entitled, “Developing & Maintaining the Mindset of a Champion During Uncertain Times” and “How to Live Much Longer Than Your Kids Hoped You Would.”
- Media: Dr. Jack Singer has appeared on ESPN Sports, Fox Sports, MSNBC, CNN, The Glenn Beck Show
- Insurance Industry: Transamerica, Metlife, Northwestern, Principle
Steve Savant is a national insurance columnist, financial color commentator and host of the daily Internet talk show, The Business Insurance Zone.
Overcoming Imposter Fear With Dr. Jack Singer
Overcoming imposter fear is defeating the mindset of that you’re somehow a fake, perhaps because of the lack of knowledge, speaking skills, client intimidation, etc.
Dr. Jack takes you through the methods he uses with professional athletics to overcome what he calls is imposter fear.
The Internal Critic, the Origins of Self Doubt with Dr. Jack Singer
Dr. Jack Singer walks you through yourself doubt that results the obstacle of an internal criticism that short circuit your production goals.
Focus on the Process of Advising not Outcome of Compensation with Dr. Jack Singer
Dr. Jack Singer helps you focus on the process of advising not the outcome of your compensation. The goal is shepherding your client to the right financial decision, not the end game of compensation.
Five Steps to Developing Mental Toughness with Dr. Jack Singer
Dr. Jack Singer lays out his 5 Steps to developing mental toughness:
- The Rubber Band Technique
- Centralized Breathing
- Challenging the Negative Thought
- Identity Statement
- Breathing Breath
The Pivot Point to Persuasion & Active Listening with Dr. Jack Singer
Dr. Jack Singer addresses the pivot point to persuasion, which features his theory of active listening.
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