Many couples mistakenly believe that they don’t need counseling before marriage and that conflict should be avoided. However, a certain level of conflict is healthy and necessary, and premarital counseling can offer an opportunity to discuss potential problematic issues. Click
Some couples choose to have a baby to celebrate their stability or to strengthen their relationship. They think that a baby will bring them closer together, and that life after childbirth will be a time of tenderness, intimacy, and maturity.
Is it possible to rebuild trust after your partner has been unfaithful? The loss of the relationship you envisioned can cause intense rage, jealousy, and sadness, and also raises many questions. Should you stay? Will things ever be the same?
It was Mike Martin’s affair that finally led him and his wife, Katie, to my office for couples counseling. But the betrayal was a symptom of a deeper problem in their 19-year marriage. “He felt like he wasn’t getting his emotional needs
“True friends are never apart; maybe in distance, but never in heart.” This quote rings true for couples. We all want to know the secret to making love last, but what if it was as simple as just being your
Attachment and bonding are both ways to describe the feelings between you and your baby, but attachment has a broader meaning than bonding. Attachment is about both you and your baby. It’s about how you build a relationship over time that helps
Addition of a third party, either by mutual consent or secretly, into the intimate circle of a couple’s shared world can wreak devastation to a long-term relationship or marriage. Affairs are right up there with addictions and abusive anger as far as being one
Even if you and your sweetie are very much in love, “blending” is not the word that most would use to describe daily living in a stepfamily, especially in the early years. In fact, stepfamily structure makes a very different
Relationships are hard regardless of the two people involved. When one partner has mental illness there are specific challenges. As people living with mental illness, we want the same things that every human being wants: to be loved, valued, and