Marriage and Family'

It is common for people who are dissatisfied with their relationship to ascribe their discomfort to their partner’s faults, failures, personality demerits or displeasing conduct. Though these factors may certainly contribute to relationship disharmony, could the [...]

The Secrets to a Happy, Healthy Marriage

The Secrets to a Happy, Healthy Marriage

Why do some marriages survive, thrive or fail? The secrets to a healthy and satisfying long-term union between two committed partners have intrigued many individuals and researchers alike. Various psychological, developmental, relational and situational factors have [...]

The benefits of being coupled in later years

The benefits of being coupled in later years

Our culture idolizes youthfulness, high energy, productiveness, quick wit and fast-paced life. It also delights in young couples and families. We may not be fully appreciative of the exceptional benefits of later life love to seniors [...]

Protect Your Children’s Rights During and After Your Divorce

Protect Your Children’s Rights During and After Your Divorce

The divorce of one’s parents is difficult and emotionally distressing for children of all ages. A subsequent remarriage of either parent creates an additional adjustment.  A father’s remarriage to a younger woman may be particularly stressful [...]

Rekindling a Lost Love

Rekindling a Lost Love

It is common for people in midlife to begin reviewing their life-path, assessing their past choices, decisions and actions as a way to better understand and accept their present emotional, vocational, social and interpersonal state of [...]

Dealing With Adult Separation Anxiety

Dealing With Adult Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety in children commonly occurs when a baby or young child is separated from his/her mother, father or other significant attachment figure. The overwhelmed child’s panic reaction and heart-wrenching cries must be understood as an [...]

Are you feeling needless jealousy? Fight it

Are you feeling needless jealousy? Fight it

Jealousy, defined as, “Feeling envious resentment at the success or advantage of another” is not exclusively associated with intimate relationships and is often not borne by facts. It is a very uneasy feeling, prompted by fears [...]

Kid With, Not About, Your Mate

Kid With, Not About, Your Mate

Some individuals are in a habit of pointing out their mate’s errors, faults and faux pas in the presence of family, friends or even acquaintances. This recounting of a loved one’s foibles is hurtful to the [...]