The Top 10 Signs of Midlife Crisis

In an article I wrote about midlife crisis in men and male menopause, I talked about how the crisis in mid-life is mostly a psychological one. Of course, there are also very real physical issues that men face as they...

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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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After an Affair: 5 Musts for Marriage Repair

When an affair rocks the security of your marriage, it can be a disaster. Emotions like anger, denial, confusion, betrayal and bitterness can, in an instant, replace what you may have thought to be a loving relationship. The damage is undeniable. Much...

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Power Play: What to Do About Inequality in Your Relationship

Some relationships reflect differences in expression, ability, or effort. It’s possible to view these differences just as brief chapters in your larger, mutually loving story. However, there are other relationships which remain unbalanced for too long and aren’t fair; ever. In those...

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How to Maximize Small Gestures and Fleeting Moments in Your Marriage

Blow me a kiss from across the room Say I look nice when I'm not Touch my hair as you pass my chair Little things mean a lot Give me your arm as we cross the street Call me...

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Sex Therapy For Sex Addiction

Almost everyone was exposed to the Tiger Woods sex addiction scandal back in 2009. That amazing example of a media circus brought our attention to the fact that yet another well-known sex addicted celebrity had been unfaithful to his...

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Things To Consider Before Asking For A Divorce

Couples often come to my office for counseling when they are just about at the end of their patience with each other. They have either been arguing uncontrollably, been distant and withdrawn or perhaps just tired and bored with their...

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Midlife Crisis And Male Menopause: Men And Sex

Midlife is a normal developmental stage that all men get to experience. It is at this time, somewhere between 40-55 years of age, that both psychological as well as physiological changes take place. It is often at this time that a...

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Affairs, Cheating and Infidelity: Truth And Myths

Infidelity You can be shocked by an infidelity and do some seriously impulsive things in the spur of the moment, or you can step back for a bit and try to understand why it happened and learn from it. Although it...

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Why People Cheat And Have Affairs

Infidelity…unfaithfulness... cheating.  Most people can immediately relate to the meaning of any of those terms. Essentially they mean that a partner or spouse has had (or is having) an affair. An affair can be sexual or emotional. It is a...

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