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 [...]

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 [...]

Five Healthy Couple Conversations

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:17+00:00 February 1st, 2011|Adults, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

When I counsel couples that are not married yet, I often probe about their past and current conversations.  If a couple responds, “We have not discussed that yet”, it reveals one of the contributing factors as to why they are in my office. A recent study published in Psychological Science says that people are happier [...]

5 Tips: Talking To Your Kids About Infidelity

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:18+00:00 December 6th, 2010|Addictions, Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Family, Grief, Marriage, Parenting, Pornography Addiction, Relationships, Sexual Addictions, Teens|

Tiger Woods recent confession and discussion about his treatment has drawn attention to the effects of infidelity on the entire family.  Unfortunately, Tiger is not alone, couples every year are faced with how to talk to their kids about infidelity.  How much do you tell them?  How should the hurt parent express their feelings about [...]