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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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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  If there is one thing that can throw a curve ball into your relationship, its kids.. Don’t get me wrong, kids are a great blessing and a great source of fun and laughter.. With kids around the house, no matter what their ages are, life get more complicated and busy! So regardless where you…

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Physical contact is a powerful way to convey positive emotion and nurture your partners spirit.. there is simply no better way to communicate: “You’re not alone”, ” You’re important”, “I’m sorry” or “I love you”. Michele Weiner-Davis, MSW is an internationally renowned relationship expert, best-selling author, marriage therapist, and professional speaker. Among the first in…

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  What you feel about yourself is what you show to others. When you like yourself, you radiate confidence and self-esteem. People who like themselves generally like their lives. This is very appealing. In social settings they will be the ones who easily attract others. Look for Contentment and Happiness in Your Own Being Find…

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