How to create a “Dating Journal” that will help you to move forward.
Thoughts on relationships
Relationship counseling and psychotherapy has been my profession for almost 19 years. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and experienced relationship coach, I’ve seen many people struggle with, and overcome, common issues related to communication, surviving infidelity, intimacy, depression, parenting problems, life transitions, infertility and adoption and much more. I’d like to share some of the knowledge I have gained, with you.
Learning how to identify the “red flags” in a person you’re dating can save you a ton of time, trouble, and even heartbreak.
When the honeymoon is over, many couples part ways with varying degrees of loss. They may just be deciding to leave rather than learn how to stay! If this is a relationship worth having, isn’t it worth fighting for?
Are you struggling to find a relationship where you feel that you and your significant other have chemistry? Read on for some information about the role that chemistry may play for you.
No one feels good about being rejected. Does being rejected define how you think of yourself?
Do you have the “baby blues”? Or might it be a more serious problem, postpartum depression? Help is available, even if you can’t get out.
Have you considered meeting with a counselor or therapist online? Read on.
Your relationship with your beloved pet is special and deep, and when that relationship ends because your pet has died, it can feel as though your loneliness knows no bounds.
The discovery of cheating creates a whirlwind of emotions; anger, betrayal, confusion and fear are just a few. Don’t throw your relationship away without making the effort to save it; get quality couples counseling from a professional experienced in helping people deal.
The number one priority job in a couples relationship is to make your partner feel loved. If you know how to do that, I predict that your relationship will be ever more successful.
One of the most distressing situations for people to find themselves in is being unable to conceive a baby. The options are many, and they can feel overwhelming and frightening. Quality help is available, to help you make the right choices for yourselves, and to deal with the process.
Domestic violence, emotional, verbal and physical, is about power and control. It’s about one person wanting to dominate the other through guilt, fear, shame and intimidation, and it can have deadly consequences.
Although it is difficult to accept, we learn more from pain than from pleasure. Emotional pain gives us important information about our relationships, allowing us to make choices and changes.
If you want good relationships, you must be checked in. Checking in means giving your important person the right message.
Children who are not raised to do meaningful jobs that contribute to the functioning of the family will not automatically become responsible later on. Are you training your children to be lazy and irresponsible?
Grief and loss are experienced throughout life. Reactions to losses of many kinds – death of a loved one included – progress through stages. There are some ways to assist that progress, or professional help may be needed.
Every choice has consequences in life. When you choose, do you consider whether your choice protects your important relationship?