Nine years into my marriage, it’s taken a global crisis to make me a nicer person. By Priyanka Mattoo The New York Times I have filled a spray bottle with vinegar, like the instructions said, and coated the shower with it, but nothing is happening. My toddler … [Read more...] about Criticism Is My Love Language
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The art of making connection even in a time of dislocation. By David Brooks The New York Times After all we’ve been through this year, wouldn’t it be nice, even during a distanced holiday season, to be able to talk about this whole experience with others, in a deep, … [Read more...] about Nine Nonobvious Ways to Have Deeper Conversations
Leaving work can put a lot of strain on couples. But it doesn't have to be that way. It just takes some preparation. By Marissa Davala and Grace Mims The Wall Street Journal Nothing can ruin a successful retirement like a bad relationship. And nothing can create a bad … [Read more...] about The Secret to Having a Successful Relationship in Retirement
Divorced and separated parents struggle to mediate disagreements on their own. By Jill Waldbieser The New York Times November 11, 2020 My ex and I aren’t friends — amicable might be pushing it — but in the four years since we split, we have navigated new homes, new … [Read more...] about When Co-Parents Clash in a Pandemic
Two weeks from an election that has fueled bitter partisan divides, here are some ways to navigate relationships with people with opposing views By Elizabeth Bernstein The Wall Street Journal Want to throttle someone you know over politics? You’re not alone. Two … [Read more...] about Loathe Your Loved One’s Politics? Here’s Some Advice
Sonya B. Coffman of the Coffman Law Firm has been designated a 2020 Texas Super Lawyer in Family Law. No more than five percent of Texas lawyers are selected by Super Lawyers. Her law partner, Richard L. Coffman, also was designated a 2020 Texas Super Lawyer in Class Actions/Mass … [Read more...] about Sonya Coffman Named Texas Super Lawyer in Family Law