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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Infidelity is the betrayal our society focuses on, but it is actually the subtle, unnoticed betrayals that truly spoil relationships. When partners do not choose each other day after day, trust and commitment erode away. Partners may be aware of this disloyalty to each other, but dismiss it because it’s “not as bad as an…

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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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A psychologist at a Chapman University (Southern California) and his research team have just published a study looking at sexual satisfaction- or dissatisfaction of heterosexual couples in long term relationships, and what helps to sexual passion alive. Specifically, the research team found that sexually satisfied men and women engaged in more intimate behaviours, such as…

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