5 Ways Your Relationship Can Survive The Holidays

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:13+00:00 December 1st, 2011|Adults, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Family, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Ready or not the Holidays are here!  It seems every year; most people are surprised at how fast the Holidays came around, but one thing we know for sure …it does come around!  Did you know that January is like Christmas for most divorce attorneys with spikes in divorce consultations following the Holidays?  What can [...]

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 [...]

The Characteristics of Poor Communication

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

Are you facing struggles in your relationships with your friends and loved ones?  Do you feel like the other person does not understand you or never listens to you?  Are you having a hard time communicating with other people in general?  The main reason couples struggle in their relationships is because of poor communication.  Many [...]

How To Fight Fair

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:14+00:00 November 14th, 2011|Adults, Blog, Couples, Dating, Divorce, Family, Marriage, Parenting, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Arguing is inevitable in relationships but whether disagreements kill a marriage or make it stronger is dependent upon how a husband and wife fight. Successfully married couples have mastered the art of argument by following the 10 ground rules for fighting fair: The meaning of your communication is the response you get Stick to the [...]

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 Make Relationships and Finances Work

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:14+00:00 October 29th, 2011|Adults, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Divorce, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Is money causing conflict in your relationship? Money fights and money problems have been the leading cause of divorce for decades. Being in agreement about your finances is essential to a happy marriage. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest mistakes couples make in regards to money and the ways that these problems [...]

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. [...]

Three Ways Jealousy Is Good For Your Relationship

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:15+00:00 September 21st, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, EMDR, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Jealousy is a common topic for most intimate relationships. Jealousy is an emotion involving fear, anxiety or apprehension about losing your loved one to someone else, or of being replaced in some way. Since this is a fear-based emotion, it can often bring up other negative emotions like worry and anger. These can be counterproductive and damaging for relationships.

Women and Porn: Not Just a Guy Issue!

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:15+00:00 September 5th, 2011|Addictions, Adults, Blog, Couples, Dating, Divorce, Marriage, Pornography Addiction, Relationships, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addictions|

When most people in our culture think about pornography and who is accessing it online, their thoughts automatically go to the male population. Would it surprise you to know that women represent 30% of the internet pornography consumers (Internet Pornography Statistics, 2008; Nielsen//NetRatings, April 2005)? It is time to stop with the “old school” thinking [...]