My practice is probably 60% about people recovering from infidelity. No one is getting divorced. Prospective clients ask me this question all the time. I answer, "it depends." Infidelity … [Read more...] about What Are The Odds Of A Marriage Surviving Infidelity?
I see people all the time who tell me they aren't happy. This is even more prevalent since all the confinement due to the virus. People are unhappy with their marriages. They are married to partners … [Read more...] about Can I Be Happy if I just do what I Feel Like Doing?
To answer a question like this that is frequently posed to me we first must understand the reason(s) for lack of intimacy. Esther Perel describes intimacy as "in to me see." It is the ability and … [Read more...] about How To Fix Intimacy Problems in a Marriage
This was the question that my latest new client posed. Elizabeth explained that she had had enough. The straw that broke the camel's back ( not really such a straw) occurred when her mom became … [Read more...] about How Do I Connect With An Emotionally Absent Spouse?
Many people-more women than men, believe that to have sexual intimacy there must be emotional intimacy. This is not always the case. Some people actually use sexual intimacy to improve the … [Read more...] about How To Overcome Intimacy Issues in a Marriage
Emotional neglect in a marriage can be seen as anything the affected partner says that it is. It works in the same fashion as, to quote Dr Frank Pittman in his first book, Private Lies, (infidelity is … [Read more...] about What Is Emotional Neglect in a Marriage?
We are living in a new age in this country. People used to discuss their political differences openly. Now, these differences have become highly emotional. Friends and family members have become … [Read more...] about Can Political Differences Ruin a Marriage?
It is very difficult to live with someone who is depressed. Knowing the cause of the depression makes it somewhat easier. Living with someone who is chronically unhappy makes the whole family … [Read more...] about How Do I Manage When My Spouse Is Depressed?
I just received a call from a woman seeking “marriage counseling.” I asked, as I always do, “how did you decide to call me”? She responded as many people do. “I’m just going down the list to see who … [Read more...] about What Does Marriage Counseling Consist Of?
Failing To Make Emotional Contact When Dating Real communication is important but can be difficult to master. This is why, without it, some people circle the dating world forever without ever getting … [Read more...] about Why Some People Fail To Make Emotional Contact In Dating