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Coping with the Loss of Your Relationship

Coping with the Loss of Your Relationship

We have all experienced the loss of a cherished relationship at some point in our lives.  Maybe you are going through a loss right now.  Whether it be the loss of a friendship, an intimate partner, or even a close relationship with a family member, loss is painful.  The loss may leave you feeling empty,… Continue Reading

My Partner Needs To Change!

My Partner Needs To Change!

Many couples who attend therapy feel that if their partner were to do some change then problems in the relationship would get resolved. And as hard as it is to hear, no matter how hard you try you cannot get your partner to change. Change happens internally. Meaning, if someone wants to change, feels motivation… Continue Reading

How To Start A Difficult Conversation With Your Partner

How To Start A Difficult Conversation With Your Partner

At some point in every relationship, you and your partner will need to have a difficult conversation with each other. Difficult conversations could be with differences of opinions, future planning, finances, parenting, etc. Whichever topic it is that you and your partner need to discuss, it’s important that you approach the conversation prepared. So, how… Continue Reading

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

Healthy Boundaries = Healthy Marriages; How to set Boundaries with Parents and In-Laws

Healthy Boundaries = Healthy Marriages; How to set Boundaries with Parents and In-Laws

Hollywood is great about making “crazy family” movies where family members interfere in each other’s lives. It is funny to watch – if you are not in their shoes. But if your first thought when you see these movies is “Oh, I feel your pain”, then this article is for you. From career choices to… Continue Reading

We Don’t Spend Time Together Anymore

We Don’t Spend Time Together Anymore

In my practice I often hear emotionally exhausted couples express how little time they have for date nights or even to practice healthy communication skills (aka talk). There is always a soccer practice, a dirty house or work commitments in the way of couples spending quality time together. What most people don’t realize is that… Continue Reading

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