February 27, 2018

Depression is a relationship killer. It destroys emotional and physical intimacy and often drives partners in separate directions -- creating isolation and loneliness. It can turn previously intimate companions into distant, unkind strangers.

The numbers bear out the d...

February 27, 2018

“We never have sex anymore. I feel rejected…unloved…alone.”

“It’s like we’re roommates. We rarely make love, and when we do it’s passionless -- we’re just going through the motions.”

As therapists, we hear these types of statements often – from both wives and husbands...

February 27, 2018

“If you do not take a step forward,
you will always be in the same place.” -Nora Roberts

Change is Scary. And Hard. And Risky. But as the somewhat silly quote above reminds us, if you don’t change -- then things stay the same. I often meet individually with each member...

February 27, 2018

“What’s the reason most relationships fail? Is it affairs, boredom, lack of sex, lack of communication?” That’s the question I’m asked most often. As any experienced therapist can tell you, couples come to therapy for a multitude of reasons. The list will not surprise...

February 27, 2018

Do Over!
In his new book Do Over, Jon Acuff points out that as kids we believed we had the power to
declare a “Do Over” when we wanted to start again. http://acuff.me/do-over/
When we missed the mark, we’d just start over. If we miss-hit the ball, we’d yell out “Do Ove...

February 4, 2018

"If you hold to Nature, to the simplicity that is in her, to the small detail that scarcely one man sees, which can so unexpectedly grow into something great and boundless; if you have this love for insignificant things and seek, simply as one who serves, to win the co...

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