Wednesday May 25th 2016

Is My Relationship Worth Saving?

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Falling in love is AMAZING! Butterflies in your stomach. The excitement that courses through your veins before you see the person.[...]

A Blessing, A Poem By John O’Donohue

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A Blessing May you listen to your longing to be free. May the frames of your belonging be large enough for the dreams of your soul[...]

The Journey, A Poem By Mary Oliver

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The Journey One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice- t[...]

How To Get Over Someone

How To Get Over Someone
Heartbreak. Losing a love relationship is a horrifying experience regardless of who initiated the end. Breaking up leaves us feeli[...]

3 Ways To Recover From Infidelity

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When a marital partner steps outside the relationship’s boundaries for either an emotional or physical affair, it can be devasta[...]

Five Relationship Essentials For Women

Five Relationship Essentials For Women
Many of us have experienced ups and downs in relationships. You may have endured one or several failed relationships. Maybe dating[...]

An Introduction To Consciousness

An Introduction To Consciousness
Consciousness is the state of being awake and aware of one’s surroundings. The art of consciousness has been taught by great[...]

The Secret to a Better Relationship: Just Be Nice

The Secret to a Better Relationship: Just Be Nice
Many couples wonder what the secret is to a happy lasting relationship. One very simple solution that improves a relationship is t[...]

4 Ways to Keep a New Relationship on Track

4 Ways to Keep a New Relationship on Track
I have been providing mental health therapy for over twenty years. In my practice, I see individuals, couples, and families all of[...]

Balancing Healthy Relationships with Technology

Balancing Healthy Relationships with Technology
“I Promise to Love, Honor & Disconnect” Technology is here to stay: As technology has become such an integral par[...]

3 Keys To A Healthy Relationship

3 keys to a healthy relationship
As many of you have discovered through your own experiences, there are many factors which must be incorporated into your interacti[...]

How Do You Know When You Are Ready For Real Intimacy?

how do you know when you are ready for real intimacy
Blind date? Not in this generation. First Date? Not without a Google search. Before meeting face to face, we might have all the in[...]

Married to Pain: Loving a Survivor of Childhood Trauma

married to pain: loving a survivor of childhood trauma
Adult survivors of childhood abandonment and complex trauma abound in our society. Theirs is a sad reality shrouded in the darknes[...]

5 Steps to Radical Self-Love

How To Keep The Passion Alive In A Long-Term Relationship

Changing The Face Of Divorce

What Makes Couples Counseling Successful?

What Makes Couples Counseling Successful?
When people reach out and want to schedule an appointment for couples counseling, the first thing I ask is, “Does your significa[...]

Three Secrets for Enhancing Your Relationships

Three Secrets for Enhancing Your Relationships
One of our most basic needs in life is relationship. It is the fabric of our daily lives. We have relationships with work, friends[...]

A Fresh Perspective on your Relationships in 2016

A Fresh Perspective on your Relationships in 2016
The end of 2015 is quickly approaching. This is a familiar time to observe areas in our lives that may need attention, adjustment,[...]

How to Survive a Stressful Holiday Gathering with Your Family

Top 100 Love Quotes

Limits are Necessary in Relationships

Self-Care in Toxic Relationships

Self-Care in Toxic Relationships
What are toxic relationships? They are most simply defined as harmful connections. However, if you’ve experienced a toxic relati[...]

Halloween: A Time to Create Community

Halloween: A Time to Create Community
What is Halloween to you? As adults, our perspective is usually connected with the way in which we experienced the holiday as chil[...]

Is it Time for Relationship Counseling?

Is it Time for Relationship Counseling?
Relationships are one of the most difficult tasks in which to succeed, but they are also one of the most valuable opportunities li[...]

Do You Give Your Heart Away Too Soon?

Do You Give Your Heart Away Too Soon?
Do you give your heart away too easily or to the wrong people over and over again? Does this happen only in romantic connections o[...]

3 Ways to Begin Minimalist Relationships

7 Things Happy Couples Never Do

Are You the Owner and Author of Your Life?

Personal Power within Relationships

Personal Power within Relationships
Equality is a primary component of healthy relationships. Without it, confidence may waver, power imbalances may occur, and the re[...]

The Basics of Relating

The Basics of Relating
People spend the majority of their lives relating to others. But, how do we learn positive relationship skills? What are the funda[...]

The Consequences of Controlling Others

The Consequences of Controlling Others
How do you respond when someone tries to control you? The typical response is to withdraw, confront, or ignore controlling behavio[...]

Relationship Failure and Self-Compassion

An Introduction to Abusive Relationships

What Made Me the Person I Am?

What Made Me the Person I Am?
“I married at a young age and I don’t know the person I’ve become.” One sentence tells the story of lost identity.[...]

Creating a Lasting Connection with Your Child

Creating a Lasting Connection with Your Child
The love between parents and their children is unique and irreplaceable. Parenting is one of the most difficult tasks we face. Aft[...]