Marriage and Family'

How to Keep Your Promises

How to Keep Your Promises

Modern society holds individuals to their words and expects promises to be honored as per the agreement between the parties. The content of the contract between individuals, groups, employers and employees or between a service provider [...]

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 [...]

Is love the sole core of a happy relationships?

Is love the sole core of a happy relationships?

For centuries, stories and myths about love mesmerized young girls and women in their quest for their beloved mate. Songs like “Love makes the world go around” “All it takes is love” and “Love conquers all” [...]

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 [...]

The Costs of Lonliness

The Costs of Lonliness

Most people are aware of some discomfort during periods in which they are alone or feel lonely. Since aloneness has not been classified as a medical condition, it is rarely considered a physical threat. Yet, multiple [...]

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 [...]

Enjoy a hobby for your health and happiness

Enjoy a hobby for your health and happiness

Many people engage in non-vocational activities that render them pleasure, satisfaction, kudos and unique distinction from an early age. Others, feel rejuvenated, relaxed, pleased and invigorated by exercising their newly discovered satisfying talents later in life. [...]

How Can We Become More Accepting of Others?

How Can We Become More Accepting of Others?

Most people select friends and acquaintances by first encountering them at a mutual gathering such as school, church, work, military service, a club, neighborhood, through friends or at political, social or athletic events, all of these [...]