Facebook: Three Ways To Prevent Divorce

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:16+00:00 March 7th, 2011|Adults, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Counselors & Coaches, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Grief, Hooking Up, Janie Lacy, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Did you read the recent headlines that Facebook is to blame for 1 in 5 divorces in the United States?  According to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) 81 percent of the country’s top divorce lawyers all agree that there has been a significant increase in the number of cases using social networking evidence [...]

Three Reasons Women Marry Less Educated Men

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:17+00:00 February 27th, 2011|Blog, Career, Counselors & Coaches, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Janie Lacy, Marriage, Relationships|

Have you noticed this trend lately?  More women are marrying men who are less educated than they are!  But here is the real question…does it really matter if a woman has more education than her man?  Will the different levels of education impact how they get along in each other’s social circles? Of course, there [...]

Battling Sex Addiction

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:17+00:00 February 25th, 2011|Addictions, Adults, Alcohol, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Counselors & Coaches, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Drug, Grief, Hooking Up, Janie Lacy, Marriage, Pornography Addiction, Pre-Marital, Relationships, Sexual Addictions|

What does Desperate Housewives, Sex and the City and the new ABC show Dirty Sexy Money all have in common? You guessed it – sex! We are inundated with so many explicit messages from Hollywood about sex. In a culture obsessed with sex, it might seem surprising that we don’t hear more about sex addiction. [...]

Three Things You Need to Know If You Are Married Sleeping Apart

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:17+00:00 February 19th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Counselors & Coaches, Couples, Depression, Divorce, Family, Grief, Janie Lacy, Marriage, Relationships|

Did you know that more than 23 percent of married Americans sleep alone according to the National Sleep Foundation?  The reason that couples reported that they sleep separately was because of snoring, restless leg syndrome, pregnancy, and different work schedules, but is it a good idea?  According to the National Association of Home Builders, there's [...]

5 Reasons Adult Websites Can Ruin Your Relationship

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:17+00:00 February 13th, 2011|Addictions, Adults, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Dating, Divorce, Janie Lacy, Marriage, Pornography Addiction, Relationships, Sexual Addictions|

There are many dangers to viewing adult websites; it can damage your most important relationship. In the highly publicized divorce case between Christy Brinkley and her now ex-husband Peter Cook, it was revealed that he spent thousands of dollars on adult websites among his extra-marital expenses. In the new movie, “Fire Proof”, the main actor [...]

Four Ways Families Can Cope With Economic Stress

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:17+00:00 February 10th, 2011|Adults, Blog, Career, Couples, Depression, Divorce, Family, Janie Lacy, Marriage, Relationships|

Job loss, car trouble, a leaking roof, credit card bills! What else can happen?! What do you do when the month has more financial demands than the bank account can handle?  These are very real life-events for so many right now; all hope is not lost, even though it can feel very overwhelming at times. [...]

Five Wrong Reasons People Marry

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:17+00:00 February 1st, 2011|Blog, Janie Lacy, Relationships|

Are you or someone you know considering marrying their partner? Many couples get married based on feelings or circumstances. Marriage can be a wonderful experience through proactive work. During pre-marital counseling sessions with couples, one of the questions I often ask: what do you like about each other and why are you getting married? Many [...]