Sunday February 14th 2016

The Secret To Lasting Happiness

The Secret To Lasting Happiness
We live in a time that’s seen a sharp increase in all things “happiness.” Books, articles, seminars, workshops, [...]

How Our Childhood Influences Adult Relationships

How Our Childhood Influences Adult Relationships
In the practice of couple’s counseling I am amazed by the seemingly perfect people who find themselves in relationships with emo[...]

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[...]

How to Survive a Stressful Holiday Gathering with Your Family

How to Survive a Stressful Holiday Gathering with Your Family
Ideally, holiday events bring us closer to those we love. They offer an opportunity to deepen connections with family, friends, ne[...]

Top 100 Love Quotes

Top 100 Love Quotes
Finding the right way to tell someone that you care for them, that they are special, or that you are in love with them is difficul[...]

Limits are Necessary in Relationships

Limits are Necessary in Relationships
Limits, otherwise referred to as boundaries, are an important part of healthy relationships. They separate individual identities, [...]

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?

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

Relationship Failure and Self Compassion
Divorce? Breakup? These words may stir assumptions, stories, questions, and at times criticism from others. While opinions and exp[...]

An Introduction to Abusive Relationships

What Made Me the Person I Am?

Creating a Lasting Connection with Your Child

4 Simple Steps to Improving Communication with Your Partner

Finding Fulfillment in Life Alone

Finding Fulfillment in Life Alone
Life presents pivotal moments. These times offer second chances for many and a tune-up for others. When we are in the midst of the[...]

Love Begins with Me

Love Begins with Me
A few years ago, I had a moment of clarity. Call it an epiphany, therapy, or enlightenment. Like many, I searched nearly every are[...]

How to Tell if a Relationship is Healthy or Unhealthy

how to tell if a relationship is healthy or unhealthy
Does anyone actively seek out a difficult relationship? If you have been involved in an unhealthy partnership of any kind, you are[...]

Mastering the Art of Relationship

Mastering the Art of Relationship
People are social beings, designed to thrive in interaction with others. While the basis of relating is a simple concept, loving i[...]