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

The angry men left behind in a divorce

I want to thank all of the men who trusted me in their “brokenness.” At no other time did they voice such weakness; at no other time was my perception of their strength so real. Their stories inspired this article and hopefully will go on to help others.-MJR Women still initiate the majority ...

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10 Tips to prevent Marrying/Tenuring a Slacker

When we are in a relationship, we begin to assume a “knowingness” of each other. We know what they like to eat, like to wear, and familiar quotations. Sometimes couples even begin finishing each other’s sentences, if not aloud then often to themselves. They begin meeting less for lunch ...

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How You Benefit From Being Obese

The recent statistics from the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) has reported that about one-third (33.8%) of U.S. adults are obese. That number rises every day, and keeping up with it is more difficult than keeping up with your stocks. I work with the finest bariatric surgeons in the U.S. They ...

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Married To The Wrong Sex?

When couples get divorced, there is the obvious hurt, confusion and anger. What will it be like to live alone? What will you tell the kids? Who is the other woman or man? These feelings become more complicated when your spouse falls for someone of their same sex.  Read More

Sex Shouldn't Hurt

One of the main complaints that causes couples to seek sex counseling is lack of sex. There are many reasons couples don't enjoy sex anymore. Marital conflict, depression, and stress all affect libido. One of the rarely-discussed but main reasons couples aren't having sex is because it is ...

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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
Dear John

The angry men left behind in a divorce

Guys are more vulnerable after a divorce or loss of their spouse than women.Healthy tips for men

Couple Fighting

10 Tips to prevent Marrying/Tenuring a Slacker

Many times couples want the cake, the ring, and the wedding, but forget marriage takes work. 10 tips

obese

How You Benefit From Being Obese

The psychotherapist from TLC's 'Big Medicine' shares what she's learned about food addiction.

wedding cake toppers man woman bride groom

Married To The Wrong Sex?

How being gay and married to someone of the opposite sex keeps you from coming clean & coming out.

woman curled up in bed

Sex Shouldn't Hurt

Are you enduring pain during sex or avoiding it altogether? Try these tips for pain-free sex.

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