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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]