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 Make Your Marriage More Important Than Money

"People are made to be loved and things are made to be used. The confusion in this world is that people are used and things are loved." — Author Unknown. I watched 20/20 last week with millions of others to see the aftermath of destruction that followed the scandal Bernie Madoff put in ...

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Get Hitched For The Kids: Why Cohabitation Isn't Enough

"Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be." –Elizabeth Gilbert Week after week, I see couples who want to get married. They seek guidance so they can build the strongest foundation possible prior to marriage. One of the problems that actually make this guidance more ...

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An "Obsession" is not love

There have been news reports about men and women becoming obsessed with their spouse or boyfriend/girlfriend to the point of harming or killing them when they feel threatened they will leave. A recent report just in the news talks about a woman who sent hundreds of texts within a couple of hour’s time as ...

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Five Things To Never Sacrifice For Your Marriage

                                          There is an ongoing research study focused on dads. The study is an attempt to build stronger families by focusing on the father's role in the first year of the ...

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10 Ways To Keep Your Kids From Growing Up Too Fast

I was people-watching at a posh restaurant while waiting for my friend to join me. People with money, power, expensive clothes, cars, and dates arrived. I began wondering what I was doing; was the great food going to somehow make this display of affluence okay? I was underdressed and evaluating that in my mind, ...

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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
love or money

5 Ways To Make Your Marriage More Important Than Money

Loving nice things more than your partner is a downhill ride leaving you alone at the bottom.

kid with parents

Get Hitched For The Kids: Why Cohabitation Isn't Enough

When he says, "let's live together," it means he's not fully committed.

Depressed Man

An "Obsession" is not love

The obsessed lover may shower you with gifts, but they want something back...to isolate and own you.

Bike Ride

Five Things To Never Sacrifice For Your Marriage

Your children are a gift but so is your marriage. 5 helpful tips to maintaing a healthy marriage.

child pageant princess queen makeup girl toddler tiara

10 Ways To Keep Your Kids From Growing Up Too Fast

Why children need childhood and what you can do to make sure they get it.

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