3 Reasons Relationships Fail

Attitude is everything. You’ve heard this before. Your middle school basketball coach probably even said it during a pre-game speech, or maybe it was the mid-level manager at your very first job. But have you ever applied that motto to your relationships? If you haven’t, well, it’s time to start. When I see couples who … Continue reading “3 Reasons Relationships Fail”



How Do You Know If You’re Ready For Marriage?

It will take you months to pick a wedding venue. It will take you weeks to pick the dress. It will take you days to address the invitations. Whether you are engaged or engaged-to-be-engaged or simply dreaming of the day your man gets down on one knee, you have probably thought more than a minute … Continue reading “How Do You Know If You’re Ready For Marriage?”



Determine Your Direction – Weekly Round-Up

When life gets hard or confusing, it might difficult to know what to do. It’s important to remember that you are the one who determines the direction of your life in even in the face of adversity. Getting what you want and creating a life you love takes courage. And remember, courage isn’t about not … Continue reading “Determine Your Direction – Weekly Round-Up”



Sweating ALL the Small Stuff: A Sign of Relationship Woes?

The dishes. When was the last time he touched the dishes? He just sets his dirty plates on the counter like he’s waiting for a maid, a housekeeper, a house elf to happily rinse and place them neatly in the dishwasher. This annoys you. It fills you with rage. It may even anger you enough … Continue reading “Sweating ALL the Small Stuff: A Sign of Relationship Woes?”



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”



Don’t Skip Date Night – Weekly Round-Up

We did it! We made through another week and I hope you have a wonderful weekend ahead filled with jelly beans and chocolate Easter bunnies. I’m thrilled you’re joining me today for the weekly round-up so settle in for a few minutes and see what I’m sharing with you this week. The most important takeaway? … Continue reading “Don’t Skip Date Night – Weekly Round-Up”



Moving Forward – Weekly Round-Up

Welcome to the weekly round-up! This week the round-up includes a diversity of items and the focus is on moving forward. We move forward with understanding our teen’s behavior, moving forward with making new choices about the direction of our life and moving forward with healing our relationships. Take a moment and think about how … Continue reading “Moving Forward – Weekly Round-Up”



5 “Must Have” Conversations with your Partner

In the earliest days of a romantic relationship, you can’t get enough of each other. You want to know everything—who, what, where and how—and you want to know it now. Your infatuation infiltrates your mind and your mutual desire to connect on every level envelopes every moment. As your relationship blossoms and you begin to … Continue reading “5 “Must Have” Conversations with your Partner”



5 Myths about Relationship Counseling

When you hear “going to relationship counseling,” the phrase is often followed up by a this-can’t-be-a-good-thing feeling. There are preconceived ideas about who goes, what it means and what happens during a counseling session such as: “If you need to go to someone to help you fix it, you’re a failure”; “The relationship must be … Continue reading “5 Myths about Relationship Counseling”



Healthy Relationships, Healthy You – Weekly Round-up

Merry Christmas Eve, friends! I hope you’re enjoying the day with family and friend but that you also take a few minutes for yourself and enjoy my weekly round-up.  Does your relationship include these healthy behaviors? If not, then you might want to take a closer look at what needs to change or if it’s … Continue reading “Healthy Relationships, Healthy You – Weekly Round-up”