Domestic Logistics

Protected: Systems Leverage Points – Domestic Logistics

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What is Emotional Labour in Relationships?

Emotional labour is the energy & effort required to perform the task of managing emotions for self & others, so how does it affect relationships? In the context of relationships, emotional labour includes a whole shit load of work performed to make sure others feel emotionally 'comfortable'. This piece will unpack some of the fuckery that comes with that work, and some of the common relational patterns arising from emotional labour.
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Who has the Power as the Decision Maker in Your Relationship?

What happens when one partner has to make all the decisions? Tara Thomas and Kia Handley talk about whether it is okay to delegate decision making, and what to do if you want to change who is the decision maker. [Includes audio & full transcript]
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Time Apart Will Bring You Together

Super quick tip today: Spend time apart. Many couples think that to deepen their connection, they need to spend more time together. I disagree. The key is to spend quality time together, and create a support framework that means you each get at least 4 consecutive hours every week to have time apart. That means…
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transition from work to home in a flower bath

Transition Time: How to Separate Work & Home

In this day and age where “busy” is a badge of honour, we are scheduled up the wazoo and always on the go. Most people go from one thing to the next with little time for reflection, rest, or connection. What that means is that we are always in the mode of Get Shit Done,…
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Three men and a woman around a wooden table with coffee on a blue & brown tiled floor.

How to Manage Domestic Logistics

“Hey babe, how was your day” “Pretty great, I had a great meeting this morning… oh! and the power bill came in… the dog is due for his shots… there’s washing still on the line… and we need more milk” “Oh yeah, do me now, I love it when you talk domestic logistics with me…”…
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