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

Counselor/Therapist

Contact information

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Phone www.maryjorapini.com

Fax: 713-838-1411

Articles

Considering Cohabitation? Read This & Find Out If You're Ready

Cohabitation continues to rise in popularity as approximately two-thirds of couples now live together before marriage; this number is compared to one-half of couples 20 years ago. Some couples living together today were raised by parents that lived with their spouse ...

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Guys, some things are better left unsaid

Honesty is always the best policy, but volunteering information that will upset your partner or hurt their feelings is better left unsaid. Although some couples have no trouble saying exactly what’s on their minds, whether it is anger or hurt, many couples struggle and seek counseling due to their ...

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When Your One True Love Cannot Commit

Fear of commitment is a common theme in movies, songs and love stories. It exists in both men and women, but is supported and actually excused with men. In fact, when I asked a group of friends which sex is more likely to have a fear of commitment they all said unanimously "men." More popular terms ...

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Making Long-Distance Marriage Work

As recently as twenty years ago, marriage meant living under the same roof and sleeping in the same bed "till death do you part." But economic changes, as well as our ability to communicate with people from all over the world, afford us more options with our career choices and location. This presents a ...

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When Sibling Rivalry Becomes Sibling Bullying

It's natural for siblings to argue, and most of us with brothers or sisters have experienced that phenomenon while growing up. This is not only considered normal, but is a rite of passage in our childhood memories; who doesn't remember arguing over the remote, the best seat in the car or a variety of ...

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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
Cohabiting Couples: Are You Ready To Move In Together?

Considering Cohabitation? Read This & Find Out If You're Ready

Many young couples live together before marriage. Is this a good idea?

Courtship

Guys, some things are better left unsaid

Women blame guys for not being honest, but how honest is too honest? You don't have to tell it all.

Bad Date

When Your One True Love Cannot Commit

3 tips to help couples who cannot seem to commit.

Long Distance Relationships Can Be Hard

Making Long-Distance Marriage Work

Put in some effort and a long-distance marriage can thrive.

Parenting Tips for Sibling Rivalry

When Sibling Rivalry Becomes Sibling Bullying

Brothers and sisters will always fight, but when does it become dangerous?

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