Marriage counseling should offer support, mediation, safety and communication training. But what if you think your marriage counseling is actually bad for you? We all know that communication is key to happy relationships. I teach interpersonal communication and conflict resolution classes and I know the positive impact communication can have in the couples counseling session. […]
Signs of a Destructive Relationship: When Communication Doesn’t Work
Healthy and effective communication is key to happy relationships. I teach interpersonal communication and conflict resolution classes and I know the positive impact communication can have. But what about the relationships that just refuse to improve? That no matter how many communication skills are learned, progress just isn’t made? Some relationships are so entrenched in destructive […]
Emotional Intimacy in Marriage: Do you have it?
Have any of you struggled with intimacy in your relationships? (Why did the guys suddenly get more interested?) Maybe you wonder if you lack in emotional or sexual compatibility? Maybe you carry around a lot of pain due to being hurt by someone you trusted. True Intimacy is being seen, known and unconditionally loved. It is the […]
How to Survive Heart Break
What should you do if you feel you’ve done all you can do, but he/she still isn’t working on the marriage? What should you do when you are getting healthy, but he/she doesn’t admit need for improvement? When two married people are walking in different directions, or worse, one is setting land minds for the […]