Three Reasons Couples Increased Intimacy After 9/11

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:15+00:00 May 16th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Depression, Family, Grief, Relationships|

What we often tend to forget during times like 9/11 is that tragedy also provides one, unintended service: It brings us closer together and allows us -- for one fleeting moment, anyway -- to feel we share common bounds in humanity.  We become more human and more focused on the things which really matter in [...]

4 Ways Unforgiveness Destroys Your Marriage

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:15+00:00 May 14th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Family, Grief, Marriage, Relationships|

Unforgiveness does its work slowly.  It’s almost like mold behind a wall, you may not notice it this day or the next day, but eventually you will experience its harmful effects. 1. We increasingly limit the intimacy of our relationship. Unforgiveness is like a wall that you are building a brick at a time, a [...]

Five Reasons Why One Partner Gives Up On The Marriage

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:16+00:00 May 13th, 2011|Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Depression, Divorce, Family, Grief, Marriage, Relationships|

  1.They have met someone else (distraction). Their emotional energy is flowing toward another person.  This is particularly true when a husband quits trying in a marriage.  They will tell their wives “I don’t love you anymore” or “I am not sure I want to be in this marriage”.  Nine times out of ten there [...]

Five Signs of A Perfect Match

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:16+00:00 April 27th, 2011|Adults, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Divorce, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Are you dating or single?  Are you also wondering what the signs are for finding your best match in a relationship?  Often time, individuals haphazardly enter the dating world without knowing what will increase the chance for long-term success in a relationship! In starting the journey to finding that “perfect” match, it is first beneficial [...]

Three Ways To Beat Midlife Blues

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:16+00:00 April 21st, 2011|Adults, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Family, Grief, Marriage, Media, Relationships|

According to recent research out of a Belgium university, happiness follows a U-shaped curve during a person’s lifetime.  This study showed that middle-aged people are the unhappiest.  Could this be the death of ambition and the beginning of the road to acceptance? Young adults dream of the possibilities and have hopes for their future, while [...]

Five Warning Signs of Facebook Depression

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:16+00:00 April 8th, 2011|Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Depression, Family, Parenting, Relationships, Teens|

Did you know that the American Academy of Pediatrics recently warned that there are potential harms linked with teen social media usage? Did you also know that teens that already struggle with low self-esteem can be triggered into Facebook depression?  It is important that if you are parent of a teenager that you know what [...]

Three Ways To Thrive After Childhood Sexual Abuse

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:16+00:00 March 27th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Depression, Family, Grief, Parenting, Sexual Abuse, Teens|

What comes to mind when you think of that deep dark secret that you wish would just disappear?  If you were a victim of childhood sexual abuse, you are probably thinking of the abuse. The U.S. Department of Justice estimates that one out of every three women and one out of every six men have [...]

Three Ways To Tame The Inner Hulk

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:16+00:00 March 23rd, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Media, Relationships|

ANGER MANAGEMENT You stupid idiot…get off the road…where did you learn how to drive!  Do these words sound familiar to you? Unfortunately, the expression of anger is commonplace in our culture.  We laugh hysterically when we watch characters on our favorite TV show get angry and in the case of the Incredible Hulk we are [...]

Three Dangers In Couples Sleeping Apart

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:16+00:00 March 12th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Family, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Different Schedules, snoring, restless leg syndrome or the kids? More and more couples are saying good night before going their separate ways to different bedrooms!  Is this new trend healthy for couples?  When couples make a decision to sleep in separate bedrooms, they most likely did not come to that choice lightly.  However, if couples [...]

3 Ways FaceCrack (Facebook) Ruins Relationships

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:16+00:00 March 11th, 2011|Addictions, Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Family, Hooking Up, Marriage, Relationships|

  Are you a part of this social-networking phenomenon? It has been described as addictive and “like crack.” I, myself, have joined Facebook in the last year. I got tired of “why aren’t you on Facebook?” Please don’t get me wrong, I love staying connected with family and friends through the network, however, I have [...]