My therapy work is guided by a couple of principles. 1. First, I believe that every person deserves to be understood. 2. Secondly I believe that whatever concern brings a person to therapy usually has a long history and a development.
Chances are you’ve heard the buzz about Fifty Shades of Grey, the hottest new erotic fiction on the market. If you haven’t, allow us to fill you in. Dominant entrepreneur Christian Grey, who just happens to be filthy rich, meets Ana Steele, a 22 year old virgin with low self-esteem. After a bit of a chase, Christian seeks to make Ana his new “submissive”—meaning she takes the obedient role to his dominance—and presents her with a contract to do so.
Recommended Books Books on marriage 1. Intimate Partners, by Maggie Scarff 2. Getting the Love You Want, by Harville Hendrix 3. Grown-up Marriage by Judith Viorst 4. The Good Marriage by Judith Wallerstein 5. Families and How to Survive Them by Robin Skynner and John Cleese 6. The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman 7. After the Honeymoon by Dan Wile 8. After the Fight by Dan Wile 9. Hold Me Tight by Dr. Sue Johnson
Are you in a stay-or-go situation? Would you like a hit of psychic wisdom to let you know what to do next? Here are five key questions to consider if you're wondering if your relationship is over.
Hints Your Husband Is Having An Affair Let’s clear up a couple of misconceptions first, if your husband is having an affair, he’s most likely engaged with someone’s wife. Therefore, the more apt title is, “Hints Your partner is having an affair.” Secondly, there are no universal, foolproof signs that will tell you if your partner is having an affair.
1. A change in the emotional quality of the relationship between you. This may be shown as your partner is unengaged or overly engaged. We all, of course go through emotional changes, like the weather. However, you may notice that your partner’s attitude has changed toward you over time, they may have become more self-absorbed, less interested in you or the relationship. Often your partner may reject your offers of affection. Your best approach here is the pay attention and be curious.
Types of affairs. Affairs happen for a variety of reasons, but can be characterized by different types. While all affairs share some common themes, such as; the deeper needs of one or both partners are unmet, dealing with the issue openly is avoided and the affair is seen as a solution of some sort.
Despite all the opposition Miley and Liam are getting from the press, this engagement is a great call. Yes, it's true that they are very young. Yes, they are celebrities, and yes, the odds are seriously against this union. This is especially true if we were to listen to public opinion, a bevy of relationship experts, over-protective parents or the ridiculously inaccurate divorce rate statistics.
This week I spoke with my client, “Sue,” who recently entered the online dating world. Right off the bat she had scoped out a profile she really liked and emailed him. He seemed interested, attentive and pretty fabulous on paper. The next thing you know…she has a date!
One of the biggest problems facing couples is the unevenness of chores; who does what, and how much time do men and women each contribute to daily household chores? With the majority of couples, women do the majority of chores, and guys when they are asked to help out complain that they can never do it to their girlfriend or wife’s satisfaction. A recent study revealed that the potential for a divorce could be cited by talking to the couple about who does what chore and is it equal with the amount of time spent.