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Using harmony in resolving couple conflicts

Using harmony in resolving couple conflicts

As children, we are taught that making errors, occasionally behaving unkindly, feeling competitive and sometimes even being physically aggressive toward siblings or other children may be a product of natural emotions that must not be expressed. [...]

Move lovingly from disagreement to compromise

Move lovingly from disagreement to compromise

The emotional arousal of arguing with another individual about any topic often increases both parties’ heart rate, fear, insistence level and competitiveness in attempting to persuade the other to change his/her position about a matter of [...]

Dealing with reduced sexual desire in couples

Dealing with reduced sexual desire in couples

One essential bonding element between couples is their initial mutual physical attraction to one another. The uniqueness of their matched draw signifies to many pairs that they have been intended to be coupled and that their [...]

How to express discontent in a love relationship

How to express discontent in a love relationship

It is inevitable that even in the most connected, loving and intimate relationship, partners may occasionally encounter a disagreeable behavior, message or attitude of the mate that may be interpreted as unkind, hurtful or insensitive. How [...]

Marital satisfaction is up to you!

Marital satisfaction is up to you!

Some pairs who come to couple therapy to improve their relationship present a defensive stance in which they depict themselves as loving, reasonable and compromising while describing their mate as faltering in these criteria, less than [...]

Respect your partner’s primacy in your life

Respect your partner’s primacy in your life

When couples in distress come to therapy, some present their ongoing uncertainty about being loved, respected, honored or even about their ability to sustain the interest of the mate. This stance of dubious significance collides with [...]

How to Perk-up a Wilting Relationship

How to Perk-up a Wilting Relationship

Everyone who has been fortunate to fall in love remembers well the feelings of excitement, enthusiasm, invigoration and elation he/she felt at the time and how thrilling every aspect of the new connection felt. The intoxicating [...]

Develop Healthy Marital Skills

Develop Healthy Marital Skills

Most physical, intellectual, social and emotional interpersonal human skills are learned with the exception of few instinctual, pre-programmed survival and self-preservation tools. Our culture educates and prepares children and adults for life skills to survive and [...]