Conflict Resolution


I have had a situation since we first married where my husband's ex-wife has been all around us. She moved to town and tried to make friends with me. She managed to upset me at every turn.

I fear being let down if I develop trust in my partner, but I also fear that my jealousy may actually be more of a problem than my mate's potential supposed infidelity. How can I learn to trust?

How do I speak directly to a person who is physically, emotionally, and mentally abusive to her children?

I want to know if I should wait for my cheating husband to wake up and smell the coffee, or should I just get on with my life? (3 minutes, 18 seconds)

I have a really difficult time with my parents. My Mum in particular. They are both alcoholics. I feel as though I am lecturing her all the time. How can I stop being so abusive to her even though I am so angry? (3 minutes, 46 seconds)

Lately it feels as if my life is not under my control. I feel like everything has dipped into a negative valley and I cant escape it. How can I find some peace and center myself when my environment is so negative? (3 minutes, 09 seconds)

I am a mother of 2 beautiful little boys and I am so confused whether I love their father or not. I am having feelings for my ex-boyfriend whom I haven't seen in over 4 yrs. Please help! (4 minutes, 15 seconds)

My problem is that I dearly love this job but my wife, who I dearly love, sometimes gets very negative about my job and asks why don't I get a real job that brings in regular money each week. My business is struggling but I love it. I honestly don't know what to do any more. (4 minutes, 56 seconds)

What is the best way to handle the increasing rudeness, aggressiveness in the name of assertiveness, putdowns and plays for power in our society? I realize that we are mirrors of our surroundings and relationships and I have tried to increase my own feelings of self-worth. Please advise what else I can do. (4 minutes, 9 seconds)

My significant other has returned to his home state. My self esteem is at its lowest. I need to find ways to find inner peace and strength. Can you show me the way to love myself, and give me the inner peace that I need so that my heart can heal? (7 minutes, 48 seconds)

When one undergoes a major challenge in life, how can one use negative responses in such way that it might be transformed into a more harmonious and light filled experience. (4 minutes, 47 seconds)

I'm sick of being backstabbed. An ex-friend, or so it seems she is to me, has been talking about me behind my back, and just been flat out hurtful. (3 minutes, 43 seconds)

I'm fighting for custody of my 2 boys. Is there any way you can predict the outcome of the custody? (3 minutes, 36 seconds)

What are effective ways to listen/process somebody's actions or words when that person is unhappy or dissatisfied with you? (5 minutes, 40 seconds)

I need help with attitudes. Is there a technique I can use to facilitate change once I am upset about something?

I'm doing integration work with my inner parts. What advice do you have, dear Alana?

How can I learn to deal with my anger and hatred towards my parents and be peaceful and happy? I really need this help because the anger is sometimes all-consuming.