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Compromise and the big “R”

Compromise and the big “R” I have spent hours and hours with hundreds of couples as well as the hundreds of hours in my own relationships and the word I hate the most is ‘compromise’. When I ask couples what … Continue reading

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Managing your wedding day, on your wedding day

I cannot count the times I have uttered the following sentence: “John and Mary, now that you have signed the register, take a moment to be together, have a hug and a kiss before you go to meet your guests, … Continue reading

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5 ways to suck less at marriage

We generally suck at relationships, take that into our marriages and then actually expect them to last! While relationships are actually paramount in our lives, the truth is we suck at them. When you look at how many relationships we … Continue reading

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A tale of three couples

Daria and Marius The moment Daria set eyes on Marius, she wanted him. She was not sure if it was for one night or one lifetime or anything in between. All she knew was that she wanted him. Daria was … Continue reading

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The world according to Stephen this fine Wednesday morning:

We are all so critical of MURDER. Especially mass murder. But we tend to forget that on the day we won the Sperm Cell race to the ovum, we effectively sentenced millions of sperm cells to death. Millions of potential … Continue reading

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Killer Instinct: Predator and Prey in business and sales

http://www.stephenvanbasten.co.za Killer Instinct Predator and Prey in Business How many of you would like to be more successful? How many of you would like to make more sales? How many of you would like more happiness? Do any of you … Continue reading

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