Mary Jo Rapini - Counselor/Therapist - Houston, TX
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Mary Jo Rapini (LPC)

Counselor/Therapist

Contact information

Email me

Phone www.maryjorapini.com

Fax: 713-838-1411

Articles

5 Ways To Improve Marital Success

Study after study is shedding light on the perils of dropping out of high school. Besides not being able to make a reasonable living, own your own home, and have a comfortable retirement, you also may never be able to find time to get married. It is projected that within one or two years, less than half of ...

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Are Lies An Automatic Relationship Killer?

Every human tells lies and they lie to save themselves. Unless you are being tortured or threatened that someone will take your life or someone’s life you love, lies are a way to help us feel less guilty, less embarrassed, less responsible for what we did, or vindicated for what we failed to do. When ...

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Empowerment not abstinence prevents teen pregnancy

My brand is empowering women and the men who love them, so I was naturally drawn to a study published in the Journal of Sex that suggested empowered women have less sex than women who are dominated by men. The study was done at Johns Hopkins University, which is a school that has an outstanding academic ...

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Divorce = Marital Style

"A wife says to her husband (or vice versa), "Do you love me?" "Of course," he replies. "I've been married to you for twenty years, haven't I?" How satisfied would we be if we presented someone with a vintage wine and, upon asking his opinion of it, he replied, ...

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Life after a divorce you didn't want

A divorce in the best circumstances should be discussed for a long time before it happens. Seeking counseling, trying new ways to communicate, or a trial separation should all take place before the couple agrees that their marriage is over. Fifty percent of all marriages end in divorce, so joining a support ...

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Mary Jo Rapini

Quick Stats

Credentials:

LPC

Time in Practice:

10 years +

I practice in:

My state/province only

Additional Expertise:
I offer my services:

At my office

Licence information:

Expiration 8/31/14
Number 9614

Articles by Mary Jo Rapini
Just Married 2

5 Ways To Improve Marital Success

Researching marriages has taught us what does and doesn't work. This article describes 5 key points

Needy boyfriend

Are Lies An Automatic Relationship Killer?

Everyone lies,but it may be time to confront the liar and not take responsibility for their weakness

Successful Team

Empowerment not abstinence prevents teen pregnancy

Empowering girls helps them make better sexual choices than teaching abstinence. Read more for tips.

Dialogue

Divorce = Marital Style

Within the first two years of marriage work is being done. Keep talking to create an awesome style

Getting Divorced

Life after a divorce you didn't want

If you are going through a divorce you didn't want, this article can help offer insights and comfort

Mary Jo Rapini

All Specialties

Addiction, Anxiety Issues, Couples/Marital Issues, Dating/Being Single Support, Divorce/Divorce Prevention, Empowering Women, Grief, Loss, & Bereavement, Infidelity / Affair Recovery, Parenting, Postpartum Depression, Sexuality, Stress Management