Why You Shouldn’t be Friends with Your Spouse

Why You Shouldn’t be Friends with Your Spouse

If you’ve ever been to a wedding before, you’ve probably heard someone say something like:  “Today I married my best friend”. Shoot, you’ve probably even seen it on your Facebook page when a friend or relative is announcing their anniversary. They say something like “15 years ago today I married my best friend”. Whether it’s… Continue Reading

How Can I Keep My Spouse Sober

How Can I Keep My Spouse Sober

Lots of spouses come to counseling wanting to know what they can to keep their partner sober. The simplified answer to this question is…you can’t.  Despite your best efforts,  you cannot take responsibility for your spouse’s sobriety and you cannot make him/her stay sober. That said, you also don’t have to sit idly by and watch… Continue Reading

4 Alternatives to a Messy & Expensive Divorce

4 Alternatives to a Messy & Expensive Divorce

Considering divorce is a daunting prospect. Even more than just an immense loss, a divorce provokes a moment of disturbing introspection: “Why did this love fail?”, “Where did we go wrong?”, and worst, “Am I unlovable?” At Avvo, we try to be realistic about relationships problems and de-stigmatizing them. As such, we did a a… Continue Reading

If I Don’t Want Sex As Much as My Partner, Should I just Do It Anyway?

If I Don’t Want Sex As Much as My Partner, Should I just Do It Anyway?

A lot of couples have difficulties in the bedroom. In fact, I learned from a conference I went to this weekend,should want it more.  And once I get into it I usually enjoy it anyway” But if you’re the spouse with the lower sexual desire, should you just do it anyway just stop a fight?… Continue Reading

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