Trust The Journey – Weekly Round-Up

Sometimes when things are uncertain and we aren’t sure what the future holds, it can be hard to feel settled and grounded. Looking too far into the future can make us feel anxious and looking too far into the past can make us feel sad. Trust the journey that you are on and try to stay … Continue reading “Trust The Journey – Weekly Round-Up”

Couples Therapy with Suntia

You need help. Someone to mediate. Someone to translate. Someone to help you explore how things went wrong in your relationship — and how things can go right once again. However, you are anxious about putting your time, emotional energy and the future of your slowly crumbling relationship into someone else’s hands. I get it. … Continue reading “Couples Therapy with Suntia”

Quiz: Do You Need Couple’s Therapy?

As a marriage counselor, I’ve worked with all types of couples. I’ve seen the good, the bad and the ugly. And after several sessions, I’ve seen the good turn to great, the bad turn to good and the ugly turn to surprisingly wonderful. Relationships do not improve on their own. When things get tough, the … Continue reading “Quiz: Do You Need Couple’s Therapy?”

Why Therapy Works: One Couple’s Story

I hear a lot of excuses about why couples don’t think they need a therapist to help fix their relationship woes. And yes, they are excuses. Because, at the end of the day, seeing a therapist means a couple is willing to do whatever it takes to save their marriage. No “buts” or “ifs” or … Continue reading “Why Therapy Works: One Couple’s Story”

Does Marriage Guarantee Monogamy?

In today’s society, getting married is often looked upon as the lifetime achievement award for single ladies everywhere. For some, marriage is believed to be the cure-all for relationship problems. There are thousands of magazines, books, movies and television shows that tell you that once you get married, the frustration of dating, cheating partners and … Continue reading “Does Marriage Guarantee Monogamy?”

Why Date Night Won’t Save Your Marriage

When there is trouble in a relationship, it is common for couples to look for solutions within something comfortable and easy: A night out. You dress up, you make reservations, and you splurge on a nice bottle of wine. Whether it’s an attempt at putting some spark back into the marriage or smoothing over a … Continue reading “Why Date Night Won’t Save Your Marriage”