The Four Stages Of A Relationship. What Stage Is Yours In?

In an ideal world, being in a serious love relationship would be easy. There would be no angry arguments. There would be no volatile disagreements about children, pets, or former lovers. There would be no intense fighting or regular threats...

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Anger Is Not Always What It Seems! (How Anger Management Therapy Helps)

Research in the field of psychology has been painting a more complete picture of anger. We typically understand anger as an expression of frustration or annoyance or a response to a threat of some kind. Anger can also be a defense...

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After Sexual Betrayal: How Can Marriage Counseling Help?

Sexual betrayal can cause shame, sadness, and mistrust in a relationship. It is also quite common. According to one study, roughly 30% to 60% of all married individuals in the United States will engage in infidelity at some point. When an...

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Being Critical? Are You Helping Or Hurting?

Most of us have heard the expression that a person is “his own worst critic”. We often do not give ourselves enough credit for performing well and regularly beat ourselves up for not performing better. For some of us it...

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6 Key Strategies For Couples Coping With Substance Abuse

Whatever the substance: alcohol, prescription medications, or street drugs, substance abuse can wreak havoc on any relationship. The use of drugs and alcohol can turn into substance abuse once a person allows the substance to become the focus of their...

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Is There A Difference Between A Life Coach And A Therapist?

Both coaching and therapy are based on continuous, one-on-one meetings between an individual and therapist or coach. Both professions assist individuals who are in need of change. Coaching and therapy are aimed at helping clients discover the right direction...

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Red Flag Personalities: How To Avoid The Relationship Trap

Summer is typically the time when people relax a bit more, take vacations and begin new relationships. Some summertime romances may have the potential of lasting a while but others have a short life span. Summer relationships are often thought of...

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Understanding Anger In Men

Most of us believe we can tell when someone is angry. We look at the expression on a person’s face or their body language and come to a quick conclusion. Anger is that powerful antagonistic emotion you feel when you...

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