Does your man become distant as soon as you open up and connect with him? Here's some couples advice on how to maintain a healthy and open relationship with your significant other.
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Is the sexual behavior of young, new millennial women on the West Coast any different than on the East Coast? This expert explains how hook ups vary from coast to coast.
Whenever I ask if long distance relationships work, the naysayers sound off serious “no’s,” shake their heads and roll their eyes. But personally, I have seen amazingly long distance relationships, from Sydney to LA, Toronto to LA and LA to PA flourish and result in marriages for all three couples. Will Baby North Keep Kim and Kanye Together?!
Despite my best efforts as a counselor to help couples negotiate the choppy waters of relationship distress, many of them simply don't make it. In the beginning, we set an appointment and begin the process. Many of their problems have gone unresolved for months, even years. So why can't they make it work?
With our fast paced society and the extreme demands hitting us from every side, more and more couples find negativity taking over their marriage. An abrupt injection of positivity into your relationship is the only way to change the environment before it is too late.
This article discusses a few steps you need to take in order to make the most of those special, high pressure days on the calendar, when you and your partner are supposed to blissfully get along, whether they are holidays or vacation days. A common complaint of many couples who come into my office is that they constantly fight on vacation or holidays. Is this a problem for you too? Why? Shouldn’t it be easier to get along without the pressure of work and the rest of life’s stresses?
Here are more poems we've shared with some of the people we've worked with; men and women who have recently broken up with their lovers or broke up a long time ago and haven't yet recovered. Like the poems we selected for our earlier post, Poems to Love Smarter, these fall into the second of the three categories of things Joseph Campbell wrote about in The Power of Myth: 1) The things that can’t be talked about, 2) The words we use to describe the things that ca
This story comes from a recent excerpt from The Writer's Almanac published by Garrison Keillor. It's an inspiring story because it reveals how a gifted man used his feelings of shame to create something beautiful. We often use the story as a metaphor to encourage the men we work with to show their deeper feelings of shame and vulnerability to their lovers, something that's usually much harder for men to do than women.
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The couples’ dialogue is the secret to a lasting relationship with your lover. In the same way that Yoga helps you find a deeper connection to your inner self, the couples’ dialogue helps you find a deeper connection to your lover. The key to the dialogue is to listen and really take in your lover’s point of view, without having to agree with it. Choose Roles