How The Power of Empathy Can Improve Your Relationships

Back massage?  Flowers and candles?  Sexual favors?  Yes, all of these help keep the fires of a relationship burning. But have you ever considered the power of empathy? ...

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Cheating and Infidelity – 5 Tips For Healing The Hurt

Infidelity is certainly one of the most challenging issues a couple can face. The depth of pain experienced by the partner who was cheated on can be excruciating and...

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Find Out If You’re In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship

Signs of Abuse Do you feel like you have to “walk on eggshells” around your partner?  Are you afraid a lot of the time in your relationship?  Is your self esteem being...

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Getting Married? 6 Reasons Why You Need Pre-Marriage Counseling

Most couples spend more time planning their weddings than their marriages!  With divorce rates at an all time high, it seems that couples are facing more challenges than ever in...

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Why So Many People Marry Someone JUST Like Their Mother (or Father)

Have you ever wondered how in the heck your spouse can get under your skin the way that he/she can? Does your partner’s behavior sometimes impact you on such a visceral level...

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5 Ways to Survive Being Around Your In-Laws This Holiday Season

Hardly anyone I know can say that their families don’t have “issues” of some kind or another. This is just part of life for most of us – navigating through our family’s...

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The Top 10 Relationship Success Secrets That Everyone Ought to Know

As a couple’s therapist, I’ve seen a myriad of relationships styles. People who come in for counseling are clearly looking to change something they see problematic in their...

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Balanced Relationships: You, Me and We

One thing I notice in a lot of couples who come through my door is a lack of balance in their relationship. What do I mean by this? When two people come together there are now...

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Healthy Relationships: Assessing the Emotional Safety

Couples seek relationship counseling for numerous reasons. As a professional who works with many different couples with a variety of issues, I’ve identified one similar thread...

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