Relationships: What it Takes to Agree to Disagree

Stalemates happen. You and your partner have talked an issue to death. You’ve made your case. They’ve made theirs. So you say the words. “Alright, let’s just agree to disagree.” Seems like a good idea. It’s clearly a happier alternative to escalating emotion...

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The Top 7 Benefits of Being a Kinder Spouse

Remember when you couldn’t wait to lavish the one you loved with a million kindnesses, big and small? Once upon a time, the idea of being compassionate, thoughtful and self-sacrificing was not difficult. It wasn’t an imposition. It wasn’t an...

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Married People Should Have More Sex! Science Says So!

What do you think about the importance of sex after marriage? Unfortunately too many people believe that marital sex will be boring sex, or infrequent sex, or just unsatisfying sex. That’s not really the way you want to view intimacy with...

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Why Couples Therapy Makes Sense When You’re Happy

Most couples come to therapy when it is almost too late. Things have gotten to a point where spouses may be so fed up with each other that they feel they need to either get help or get divorced. A...

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5 Signs You Probably Need Relationship Counseling

Relationships experience an intrinsic ebb and flow. Much like the Miami tide, challenges in a partnership flow in and out rhythmically. A successful couple can manage challenges and conflicts while maintaining the connection to keep a healthy balance. Even a successful...

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“It’s Over!” You Disagree: How to Stop a Divorce

Is an impending divorce wreaking havoc on your well-being? Were relationship "red flags" waving for quite some time, but you turned a blind eye to them? From the outside or even from within a marriage, the relationship may not have...

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Why Wait? 7 Reasons Early Marriage Counseling is Smart

So you've found that one, special person. The chemistry feels right. And if you're like most couples, you feel prompted to take the next step in your relationship, marriage. So you take the big leap. And now, that you've returned to...

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How to Stop a Divorce…The Best Advice

Whether you had an idea that things were not going so well or you were caught completely off guard, your spouse has now stated with clarity that divorce is the next step. Even if you had been fighting on a...

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Troubled Marriage? Here Are the Top Divorce Predictors

There are many interesting statistical predictors of divorce such as: if your parents were divorced you stand a 40% chance of getting divorced; or if there are significant money problems and large debt your marriage runs a high risk...

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How to Make Your Marriage More Successful…Top 10 Tips!

You may have started off completely enraptured with each other but, as we all know, the chemistry settles down and the business of  life takes over. Some of the fundamentals may have been forgotten or perhaps never integrated into...

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