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Building Strong Relationships

Dependability is a cornerstone of strong relationships. We must know that we can trust our closest family members and can turn to them when times are tough. Family studies literature identifies one measure of these strong intimate relationships as attachment, the bond in an intimate relationship. Originally, attachment was researched between mothers and children. [...]

By |2019-02-26T11:01:08-06:00September 27, 2017|

Dependability at Home

There is so much meaning behind the word dependability and our definition, “Fulfilling what I consented to do, even if it means unexpected sacrifice.” I see this in four major areas of everyday life: Individual Spousal Parental Community Being Dependable as an Individual As an individual we are obligated to self-improve. If we don’t, [...]

By |2019-02-26T10:58:03-06:00February 22, 2017|

Dependability for Teens

A Horseshoe Nail In 1485, on England’s Bosworth Field, the armies of Henry, Earl of Richmond, sought to overthrow King Richard III. Richard summoned his troops and called for his best horse. According to legend, the king’s blacksmith ran out of iron and could not make enough nails to secure all of the horse’s [...]

By |2018-10-29T15:55:58-05:00September 1, 2007|

Dependability for Kids

Picture This! Dependability is fulfilling what I consented to do, even if it means unexpected sacrifice. Have you ever used a compass to help you find your way? No matter where it is, a compass always points north. You can depend on it! You can be dependable like a compass by keeping your promises, [...]

By |2019-05-03T13:02:25-05:00September 1, 2007|

Dependability in Relationships

Focus Your Life Busy schedules and a desire for approval can make it difficult to say “no” and even harder to keep up with everything. Identify Responsibilities Life brings along many new experiences, but these good ideas can become a distraction or a burden if they prevent you from fulfilling your responsibilities. Identify your [...]

By |2018-10-29T15:55:58-05:00September 1, 2007|
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