The Top 10 Tips to Creating a Great Relationship

The Top 10 Tips to Creating a Great Relationship Lack of communication is one of the most frequent complaints cited by couples coming to counseling offices. Communication of course is multi-faceted and may mean different things to different people. It is...

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Damage Control: Effective Relationship Repairs to Use Often

Damage Control: Effective Relationship Repairs to Use Often Happy couples fight, slam doors, walk off, and put up emotional walls. People do things they shouldn’t do. Partners say things they regret. Relationships get messy. No matter how many relationship counseling blogs...

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6 Strategies to Make the Most of Making Up

6 Strategies to Make the Most of Making Up In any relationship, unhappy interactions happen. Doors slam, voices raise, silent treatment ensues, and partners roll over without saying good night. Making up and making peace is an integral part of a successful...

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How to Resolve Conflict and Create Great Relationships

How to Resolve Conflict and Create Great Relationships We all have disagreements. We may bicker about or debate our differences but we don’t always think of disagreements as a cause for conflict. We often think of the term conflict as  a major...

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Troubled Marriage? Here Are the Top Divorce Predictors

Troubled Marriage? Here Are the Top Divorce Predictors There are many 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...

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Affairs, Cheating and Infidelity: Truth and Myths

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...

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How to Forgive Your Spouse

How to Forgive Your Spouse It should come as no surprise to anyone that an angry resentful person is no fun to be with. In fact most people would prefer to be far away from anyone who tends to project...

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After an Affair: How to Cope

After an Affair: How to Cope You have learned that your partner has had an affair. It is a hurt unlike any you have ever experienced. How do you handle it? The Beginning Once an affair has been discovered, the aftermath can...

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