Tom knew that Maria always had a temper. For the first year of their relationship, Tom seemed to be able to stay on her good side. He would listen to Maria talk about how everyone else was wrong or stupid… Continue reading
Jim and Mary sat in their first counseling session and proudly announced that they “never fight.” The counselor asked them why they decided they needed counseling and what they wanted from it. Mary went on to say, “We feel like… Continue reading
How do you turn conflict into an opportunity for growth, development and intimacy?
In my experience, most couples enter couples therapy with the complaint, “we don’t communicate!” Underneath communication difficulties is usually conflict.
Couples that fight aggressively will often… Continue reading
A common assumption is that separation always leads to divorce.
This is a myth!
I believe that with some hard work on the part of couples that this does not always have to be the case. I have… Continue reading