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Daily Insights

Daily Insights are insightful truths about reality that empower us to transform our way of thinking.

They are often challenging, and give us the coaching and courage to behave in a way we might never have thought of. They’re great to dwell on and remind ourselves of throughout the day.

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To marry

To marry, first find someone who is like you. To remain married, discover that she/he need not be quite like you at all, and learn how to enjoy the differences.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 70)

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Tactical separation

Is there ever a time when leaving one’s spouse may in fact be the most loving thing one can do? ‘Tactical separation’ is a vital part of a Marital Counsellors’ tool box.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 69)

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Individuation

Individuation protects sovereignty. When a child unquestioningly honours a dishonourable parent, then in adulthood that child will also become dishonourable.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 68)

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Different kinds of power

Power ‘over’ and power ‘for’ represent two quite different kinds of power. Calvary critiques the effectiveness of force to build trust or bring peace.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 67)

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Power can be withheld

Power can be withheld or given away. Parents who won’t relinquish it breed resentful teenagers. Parents who give it all away breed bullies.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 66)

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