Say Yes to Communication Success

Have you ever requested or mentioned something to your partner only to follow up on it a few days later and hear he or she has no recollection of what you had said?  You could attribute it to your partner having poor listening skills but that could lead to feeling resentful and if it happens repeatedly, even lonely. Another, more …

Infidelity – We can heal and grow from it

A poignant Ted Talk, “Rethinking Infidelity…a talk for anyone who has every loved”, by Esther Perel, a leading relationship therapist and author asks us to question contemporary social norms and attitudes about marriage and affairs.  With regards to the high divorce rate in our culture, she describes people having ‘happiness entitlement’ so that many are now getting divorced not to …

Article: 10 Ways to Ruin Your Relationship

Imago Relationship Therapy creators and authors of Getting the Love You Want, Dr. Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt share what ten habits they consider to be damaging to relationships.    Click here to read.  

Relationship and Autopilot are Mutually Exclusive

Time and again, couples in my office try to make sense of how their relationship came to be in such a state of disrepair.  I hear things like, “I was going to put my focus back on the relationship once I received that promotion or when the kids started school.” Why is this faulty logic?  Just like your car needs oil …

Be Responsible for your own Energy

Being aware your own energy can benefit your relationship greatly.  Think of your relationship as the space between you and your partner and think of that space as a sacred one.  Set the intention of filling that space with positive, loving energy…always.  If you have children, it is even more important that you set this intention and deliver on it …

A Surefire Way to Stay Connected…Despite a Busy Schedule

We are all too aware of how busy the days are, and how that can get in the way of feeling connected as a couple.  Fortunately, there is a simple way to stay connected with your partner even when your day does not permit for quality time together.  This is accomplished by having short but meaningful interactions at four different points …