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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8 Tips to Create a More Loving Relationship Your relationship with your partner has the potential to be the most fulfilling experience in your life. However, there are snags that can happen at every step of the way. No one ever said that relationships were easy! The good news is that if you stay proactive, you can…

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Who is a people pleaser? An overeager people pleaser is a person who gives a lot of importance to pleasing others. And in the process, their main intention is to be liked and valued in return by the people they try to please. A people pleaser is never a bad person. They’re not really manipulative,…

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      How do you know if the difficulties you have in your relationship are becoming severe enough that you need to seek out the help of a Relationship Coach or therapist? The 6 signs are: You’re frequently arguing  without any positive resolutions.   You’re feeling disconnected from your partner, alone or shut down.  …

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        Make time to connect and talk. We all have very busy lifestyles these days, so it is easy to forget to make time to sit with our partners and just communicate. This is one of the most important foundations to being in a healthy relationship, so you need to set aside…

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