Nothing I Do is Good Enough For my Partner

Nothing I Do is Good Enough For my Partner

Relationships often start with plenty of demonstrations of affection and appreciation for one another. There is a sense of “this person gets me and accepts me for who I am”. The infatuation makes you want to attend to even the silliest requests from your partner. Then one day, seemingly out of the blue, your partners… Continue Reading

Does my therapist know if we will make it? 

Does my therapist know if we will make it? 

So, you are in couples therapy and you get the feeling that your therapist may know whether or not your relationship will make it. But.. they will not tell you. The therapist has seen your arguments and they know the troubles that led you to therapy. The therapist was trained to recognize signs of a… Continue Reading

He Said/She Said: How to Answer Questions About Being Single During the Holidays

He Said/She Said: How to Answer Questions About Being Single During the Holidays

Dear Aaron & Rachel, I’m single for the holidays and I don’t look forward to it. It’s been my choice to be single for a little over a year now so I’m used to being single and I’m actually pretty comfortable with it. But the holidays are always a little more difficult. People ask innocent… Continue Reading

We Have Sex… but No Intimacy

We Have Sex… but No Intimacy

  When I ask people about sex and intimacy the answer often reflects a belief that they are one and the same. We believe both to mean the act of sexual intercourse. It’s true that they go hand in hand within a healthy relationship, but they don’t need each other to exist. If you are in a relationship that has no intimacy it feels… Continue Reading

He Said/She Said: Holiday Family Drama

He Said/She Said: Holiday Family Drama

Dear Aaron & Rachel My family lives in one town and my husband’s family lives in another so we usually split the holidays by going to one families’ side for Thanksgiving and the others’ side for Christmas. We’ve done this for about 4 years ever since we were dating. But something happened a couple months… Continue Reading

The BEST Ways To Show Your Spouse You’re Thankful

The BEST Ways To Show Your Spouse You’re Thankful

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and you’ve probably seen all kinds of gratitude challenges and other hype about expressing your gratitude for those you love. It is the season of gratitude and it’s important to be thankful – especially towards your partner. But with all the gratitude challenges and other hoopla around being thankful… Continue Reading

I Never Want Sex

I Never Want Sex

One of the more common reasons couples come to see us in counseling is because one partner never wants sex. So I made a Youtube out of it Checkout these three tips and leave your comments if you think they’re any good or not.   Related Posts You’re not the man/woman I married! You Don’t… Continue Reading

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