Marriage and Family'

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 [...]

Talking to Kids About Sex

Talking to Kids About Sex

The topic of sex is still an uncomfortable subject for most adults, especially for parents who wish to enlighten their kids with proper information and not have them learn it from friends or other unreliable sources. [...]

Feel Overtasked? Change Your Inner Dialogue

Feel Overtasked? Change Your Inner Dialogue

Most adults lead hectic, structured and demanding lives. Much of the stress is created by ordinary challenges associated with our daily routine, family needs, obligations to our work, accommodating others’ expectations and our inner hastening and [...]

Can You be Bonded and Autonomous in Your Love Relationship?

Can You be Bonded and Autonomous in Your Love Relationship?

The delineation between being bonded and autonomous in a committed love relationship is often confusing for some couples. The technological era has enabled us to be more social, conversant and interactive with friends, associates, family and [...]

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 [...]

The Challenge of Sustaining a Love Relationship

The Challenge of Sustaining a Love Relationship

From ancient times to the modern era people have known that belonging to a group enhanced their chances of survival and thus bonded with others to form “communities” of shared resources, talents and skills. Those who [...]

Don’t Despair-Repair Your Relationship

Don’t Despair-Repair Your Relationship

Individuals who no longer experience the reciprocity of thoughts, feelings and emotional connection with their mates often conclude that their partner has changed, their union has become flawed or permanently damaged, and their original love has [...]

Improve Your Communication Skills

Improve Your Communication Skills

Some married couples lament that their spouses no longer understand them, their motives, intentions or feelings. This common complaint distances mated couples from each other and creates a culture of separateness, aloneness and isolation that sometimes [...]