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How Can Men Strive in Relationships?
News Posted On Nov 01, 2022

How Can Men Strive in Relationships?

Do you shut down when in a conflict? Are you having difficulties communicating with people in your life? Are you having a hard time expressing your emotions? Perhaps the feeling of anger, frustration, or sadness is a bit weird for you, so you end up…

Strive: Support Group for Men
News Posted On Aug 01, 2022

Strive: Support Group for Men

Relationships are complex and take work to be strong and healthy. Are you tired of experiencing the same issues over and over again in your relationships? You are not alone. Mark Frederick encounters many men experiencing relationship issues in The Family…

Couples Communication Questionnaire Worksheet
News Posted On Aug 01, 2022

Couples Communication Questionnaire Worksheet

Do you feel seen, heard, and valued by your partner? One of the many benefits of a happy and healthy relationship is the feeling that you have someone who understands you. But everyone has areas they could improve on or put more effort in their relationship.…

Couples communication: questions to ask yourself and your partner
News Posted On Jul 01, 2022

Couples communication: questions to ask yourself and your partner

Do you ever bicker with your partner about something small, and it ended up being a huge argument? Perhaps you feel like you don’t know how your partner communicates or are unsure how you come across when speaking with them. Communication in a relationship…

How to Reduce Holiday Stress by Setting Strong Boundaries
News Posted On Dec 01, 2021

How to Reduce Holiday Stress by Setting Strong Boundaries

Close your eyes for a second. Now, think of the phrase “holiday season.” What comes to mind? Is it positive or negative? Do you feel excited or stressed? Although holidays can be very uplifting for some of us, not all may feel the same way. Read…

Building Positive Communications in your Relationship
News Posted On Oct 01, 2021

Building Positive Communications in your Relationship

Are you and your partner arguing more? Do you feel unappreciated for the things you do in the relationship? Are you constantly feeling like you need to defend yourself? Do you both withdraw and refuse to talk? You’re not alone. Many couples struggle…

How to Improve Your Relationship and Get Out of the Cycle of Trouble
News Posted On Aug 01, 2021

How to Improve Your Relationship and Get Out of the Cycle of Trouble

We all get into relationships with the best of intentions. But sometimes, we find ourselves wondering if our relationships are as healthy as they could be. Moreover, we can wonder what a healthy relationship even looks like, especially if our earliest…

6 Steps for Better Communications With Your Partner
News Posted On Jun 01, 2021

6 Steps for Better Communications With Your Partner

We all have misunderstandings and communication blunders with our partners, no matter how happy the relationship is. Here are six tips for improving communications and your relationship with your partner: 1. Schedule time with each other Set aside a…

Relationships: The Grass is Greener Where You Water It
News Posted On Mar 01, 2021

Relationships: The Grass is Greener Where You Water It

How to build trust and avoid betrayal When we tell ourselves that we can’t rely on our partners, that they don’t understand our wants and needs, and maybe that they don’t even care to, we are primed to start noticing how green and lush the grass…

Fun and Creative Ways to Connect Online for Family Day
News Posted On Feb 01, 2021

Fun and Creative Ways to Connect Online for Family Day

When the new year begins, we often get back into the swing of life and schedules. Family day is an important time that reminds us to relax, slow down, and spend quality time with our loved ones. Connection with our families is more important than ever…

7 Signs of a Healthy Relationship
News Posted On Jan 01, 2021

7 Signs of a Healthy Relationship

We all deserve to be in a healthy relationship. Simply put, a healthy relationship brings out the best in you. Here are seven signs to look for: 1. You trust each otherYou trust your partner, meaning you have confidence in them, can rely on them, and…

5 Different Ways to Show Love and Improve Your Relationship
News Posted On Jan 31, 2020

5 Different Ways to Show Love and Improve Your Relationship

Have you ever questioned whether your partner still loves you? You’re not alone. You also might be speaking a different love language than your partner. What are the love languages? We all give and receive love in 5 different ways: words of affirmation,…

5 Tips for Setting Boundaries in Relationships
News Posted On Dec 31, 2019

5 Tips for Setting Boundaries in Relationships

All healthy relationships have boundaries. Setting boundaries can be hard, especially when you create new ones within a relationship. New boundaries can cause stress, anxiety, and pain in your relationships. Even so, stick with your boundaries because…

Ainsley's Story
News Posted On Aug 27, 2019

Ainsley's Story

Ainsley, a burly and tough security guard, found out how strong he truly was after joining Strive. At first, Ainsley was hesitant to join the therapeutic group for men recommended by his mental health therapist. He didn’t feel comfortable opening up…

Building Positive Communication in Your Relationship
News Posted On Jun 30, 2019

Building Positive Communication in Your Relationship

Conflict in Relationships is Normal Are you and your partner arguing more? Do you feel unappreciated for the things you do in the relationship? Are you constantly feeling like you need to defend yourself? Do you both withdraw and refuse to talk? You’re…

Chris’ Story (Strive)
News Posted On Oct 15, 2018

Chris’ Story (Strive)

Chris had been through a lot and was struggling with day-to-day life. As a kid, he was bullied because his father was a police constable. “I was terrorized daily on my way to school which included violence like punching to stop me from getting on…

Robyn’s story (Healthy Relationships)
News Posted On Feb 20, 2018

Robyn’s story (Healthy Relationships)

"I knew I needed a change because I wasn’t able to cope anymore. I was so broken. I was depressed and felt helpless and out of control of my life.  I was incapable of taking care of myself and seeing what was good for me. I was constantly in a heightened…

Developing a foundation for a long term, healthy relationship
News Posted On Feb 07, 2018

Developing a foundation for a long term, healthy relationship

You are madly and passionately in love, and you have found “the one.” You and your partner have decided to commit to each other through marriage or living together. In the beginning phase of a relationship, couples can often be shy or reluctant about…

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