Currently, however, over 380,000 kiwis have a profile on Tinder alone.
So why do singletons prefer searching for a date online, when there are far more hard luck stories than successful ones?

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When you think about couple’s counseling, does it involve the following scenarios? You spend sixty minutes talking about how it was great in the beginning but now [insert long list of complaints], while the therapist nods their head. They then suggest a weekly appointment for the next six months. Your partner spends the entire session…

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It is perfectly normal for relationships to experience periods of low libidos and a heightened awareness of the differences between you and your partner’s habits. Problems arise, however, when those periods get so long that you can’t remember the last time you were intimate together.

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There’s never been a time in history where you can lay in bed next to your partner and cheat. The use of smartphones, Facebook and Instagram has opened a whole new world of possibilities for cheating. What is and isn’t cheating in a relationship needs to be defined by the people in that relationship. For…

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Working through an affair is tough. It takes tremendous energy and vulnerability on both sides. Drs. John and Julie Gottman have developed the Trust Revival Method, with three defined stages of treatment: Atonement, Attunement, and Attachment. The effectiveness of this model is being studied in a randomized clinical trial. I’ve watched hundreds of couples try…

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Many of the couples that I work with in my practice have feelings of mistrust when it comes to facing day to day challenges. In The Science of Trust, Gottman explores the milestones that all relationships go through especially in the early phases. Gottman states that most of the issues have to do with trust.…

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For Sally, it all started when she finally got on facebook after attending a school reunion. At first, she added her extended family, old school friends, neighbours, friends and a few local mums from the coffee group. After a few months, she reconnected with most of her old school friends, including her former boyfriend, Harry.…

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Do you have problems meeting new dating partners?  The 5-second rule can help you! I was recently searching on Amazon for some of the top-rating non-fiction books and stumbled across the book by Mel Robbins called, The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage. I then discovered Mel’s TEDx talk, viewed over…

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