If your conflict is destructive or very difficult to manage, or one that leads you to believe that the relationship is simply not working anymore, you might want to try a trial separation. Trial separations also… Continue reading
Whether you are working on strengthening your relationship or considering separation or in the process of divorce, managing your conflict and anger is always the first and most important action you can take.
If you are in a crisis!
Many… Continue reading
It is a common belief that relationship separations always lead to divorce. This is a myth!
My direct experience and research shows that separations do not always lead to divorce or breaking up. After working with hundreds of couples, many… Continue reading
Relationships grow and develop when partners work on improving Communications skills
Talking and listening go together
Remember when school started in the fall and you had to write a paper or talk about what you did over the… Continue reading
Here’s a look at some of the questions that arise with infidelity:
- Why infidelity occurs?
- Who’s to blame?
- Can a couple recover from an affair?
- How to evaluate whether a couple can survive and recover?
- What it takes to recover.… Continue reading
Does It Need a Charge? Will a Jump Start Help?
The Neglected Relationship
Sue started her first couples therapy session by telling the therapist that she and Jim have lived like roommates for many months. Except for taking care… Continue reading
I can yell louder than you!
John and Sue each held the remote that could trigger each other’s anger in a heartbeat. Their fights were sometimes about serious issues like parenting their children or how to budget their money, but… Continue reading