Five Ways Singles Celebrate Valentine’s Day

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:13+00:00 February 13th, 2012|Adults, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Family, Grief, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Valentine's Day is here! The day that some people dread who are not in an intimate relationship. Did you know that most people do not know the history of the famous Saint Valentine? Saint Valentine was actually a Christian martyr of ancient Rome! Valentine's Day did not become associated with romantic love until the 14th [...]

5 Effects of Pornography on Individuals, Marriage, and Family

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:13+00:00 January 17th, 2012|Addictions, Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Family, Grief, Marriage, Parenting, Pornography Addiction, Pre-Marital, Relationships, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addictions, Teens|

Pornography, which is the depiction of graphic sexual acts, has tremendous effects on anyone that continuously engages in its viewing.  It distorts a person’s concept of the nature of sexual relations which in turn can alter his/her sexual attitudes and behavior.  Below are some of the effects pornography has on its viewers. 1) Effects on [...]

5 Destructive Relationship Patterns

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:14+00:00 November 27th, 2011|Addictions, Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Grief, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships, Sexual Abuse|

Listed below are five distinct types of harmful relationships.  As you read through this list, you might find that your relationship with someone contains all five characteristics, or you may identify with only one or two.  Please understand that if you experience even one of these patterns consistently in your relationship with someone, the behavior [...]

5 Healthy Break Up Do’s and Don’ts

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:14+00:00 November 27th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Dating, Divorce, Grief, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Most people have experienced a break-up in their lifetime.  Recently, the entertainment news spotlighted Kim Kardashian’s break-up after 72 days of marriage and Zooey Deschanel split from her husband of only two years!  Break-ups can be traumatic and difficult to get over for most people, so just how can individuals move through a break-up in a healthy [...]

5 Ways To Deal With Betrayal

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:14+00:00 October 29th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Depression, Divorce, Grief, Hooking Up, Marriage, Relationships, Sexual Addictions|

One thing most people never dream of is their partner betraying them!  Yet, unfortunately, it seems to be the popular topic of conversations these days because of celebrities and their relationships.  Most recently in the spotlight, Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore, who have been married for 6 years now, might be separating due to Kutcher’s [...]

Four Ways To Deal With Guilt

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:15+00:00 September 26th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, EMDR, Family, Grief, Marriage, Parenting, Relationships, Teens|

Burdened with feelings of guilt?  Have you done something to cause hurt to your friend or spouse?  Let’s take a look at what you can do when those feelings start to take over your whole being.    1) Pay Attention to the Feelings Guilt is simply a sign telling your conscience that something is wrong. [...]

RUNAWAY HUSBANDS: Warning Signs

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:15+00:00 August 13th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Divorce, Family, Grief, Marriage, Relationships|

WHAT IS WIFE ABANDONMENT SYNDROME (W.A.S.)?  She believed she was in a good, stable marriage until her husband surprised her out-of-the-blue with the news that it was over She was completely unaware that he was thinking of leaving or even unhappy He moved out quickly (often with a girlfriend) From the moment of his announcement, [...]

Three Reasons Women Blame the Other Woman

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:15+00:00 July 28th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Family, Grief, Marriage, Relationships, Sexual Addictions|

When an affair has occurred, who is to blame?  The responsibility most often should be allocated to the betrayer of the relationship – the husband.  This is not to say the “other woman” does not have responsibility, especially if she knew he was married.  However,it's understandable that the other woman becomes the target for a [...]

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 [...]