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Five Easy Steps to Get the Passion Back

Five Easy Steps to Get the Passion Back

The most dangerous myth about marriage is the commonly held belief that it’s natural for the “spark” to fade over time. Most people believe that little something, something, that was so juicy and delicious in the beginning will fade. It’s natural. But here’s the truth. It doesn’t have to. It’s not natural.

Coaching Kids To Understand The Impact Of Their Words [EXPERT]
Are your kids careful about what they say?

Coaching Kids To Understand The Impact Of Their Words

Initially, they were quick to defend their comment because there was nothing intentionally harmful or hurtful about it. They were "just kidding" and "fooling around." Everyone knew they were joking, and it wasn't intended to do harm to anyone. That was when I saw my teachable moment.

5 Tips To Survive Football Season As A Couple [EXPERT]
Does your man disappear during football season?

5 Tips To Survive Football Season As A Couple

All over the world there are women just like you who, come the fall season, resign themselves to the life of a "football widow." You don't even have to be married to have the title. It applies to any woman who must cope with the temporary death of her relationship during football season. But, don't worry. Here are the five best ways to cope if you have lost your relationship to football season.

3 Ways To Keep Your Relationship Fresh

3 Ways To Keep Your Relationship Fresh

You don’t know your partner as well as you think. And if you do, you shouldn’t. Introducing one partner to another, even if they have been together exclusively for years, is one of the best parts of being a seasoned couples therapist. People are always changing. If you believe you know who your partner was yesterday, maybe you are missing out on who is in front of you today — and today’s version is likely to be a lot more interesting than the version you think you know.

8 Tips for Successful Online Dating

8 Tips for Successful Online Dating

I had somewhat of an epiphany on the subject of love in my thirties, understood more of what a relationship meant and found that I very much wanted to settle down at last and give a proper, grown up relationship a go. I took a step back, looked at all my male friends and reconsidered them as more than friends. I dated, I even tried a Lonely Hearts scheme in the local newspapers and if you’ve read my SW Interview, then you know how badly that panned out.

Natural Approaches to Fertility

Natural Approaches to Fertility

In my medical practice, I often work with couples who are having trouble conceiving.  Some are seeking assistance for the first time, while others have already been down the road of conventional fertility treatments.  Naturopathic medicine has much to offer these couples, and they are often pleased to find that they have much more control over their health than they thought.

5 Benefits Of A Romantic Getaway [EXPERT]
When was the last time you got away?

5 Benefits Of A Romantic Getaway

If your relationship is in a rut and you need to reignite the spark of romance, then a romantic getaway is just what the doctor ordered — the love doctor, that is. Few things can give your marriage a shot of adrenaline better than a romantic vacation. Here are five reasons why a romantic getaway would be beneficial to your relationship.

10 Effective Alternatives To Spanking Your Child [EXPERT]
Spanking is associated with an increased risk of mental disorders in adulthood.

10 Effective Alternatives To Spanking Your Child

A study published in the July issue of the journal Pediatrics discovered a link between adult-onset mental health disorders — including substance abuse and anxiety — and childhood physical punishment — including spanking — thereby begging the question: How should parents discipline their kids?

Will Being Myself Make My Partner Leave? [EXPERT]
Does your relationship need a little TLC?

Will Being Myself Make My Partner Leave?

Peggy had been married to James for 14 years when she first consulted with me for help with her relationship and her anxiety. "I can't stand being in this marriage anymore. We have two wonderful children and I don't want to break up this family, but I'm miserable and anxious much of the time. I feel like I'm always walking on eggshells and I can't be myself."