Why People Cheat And Have Affairs

Infidelity…adultery...betrayal...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 breach of...

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Before You Divorce, Read This! The Truth About 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 They have either been arguing uncontrollably, been distant and withdrawn or perhaps just tired and bored with their...

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Being A Kinder Partner: The Benefits Of Kindness

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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Sex Therapy: 8 Ways To A Better Sex Life

Type in “a better sex life” on your laptop or smartphone. Your search engine is likely generous with responses (more than 2 billion pages on Google). Some helpful, some not, and some downright disturbing. But the thousands of listed blog posts,...

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What Is Cheating? What Counts And What Doesn’t.

For the sake of clarity, let us define cheating as having an intimate emotional or physical/sexual relationship with someone outside of your love relationship. This definition is meant to clear up the idea that some may have about what it...

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Do You Desire More Or Less Sex Than Your Partner?

How do you feel in bed with your partner? Great and completely at ease and natural? Or rejected, confused, unwanted, undesirable, pressured, guilty, anxious or misunderstood? On opposite sides of the mattress, emotions can run high, especially when partners realize that,...

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Premarital Counseling: 5 Steps To Take Before Marriage!

Congratulations! You are committed. Officially making the promise to do life for better or for worse. It’s a wonderful time. Enjoy! And do keep in mind, too, that there are some vital next steps to take. This is the time to...

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Why Valentine’s Day Matters And How To Make The Most Of It

Google Valentine’s Day and you will be struck by a wealth of Valentine's articles, advice, and discussion not really focused on couples at all. Instead, the headlines read this way:       "Valentine’s Day: Just another Way to Prolong Holiday Spending"       "How...

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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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5 Effective Ways To Initiate And Get Good Sex Going

The promise of “good sex” always gets attention. You want it. Your partner wants it. And, perhaps, your relationship hasn’t experienced much of it lately. Perhaps you’re still trying to experience it for the first time. Maybe you're even...

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