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”



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”



Why I Love Couples Therapy

You have a love story. We all do. And while we cannot write every word of our love story, we can control how we react to the plot’s twists and turns. That’s life, that’s love: The ups and downs are uncontrollable, but it’s up to us how we ride those waves. This is what I … Continue reading “Why I Love Couples Therapy”



Six Red Flags You Shouldn’t Ignore

In every relationship there comes a point to decide if you’ll go beyond casual to committed or end it and move on. In other words, fish or cut bait. Perhaps you’ve been there more times than you can count, thinking you’re starting a great relationship, only to discover they weren’t the right one. Rather than … Continue reading “Six Red Flags You Shouldn’t Ignore”



Pre-marital Prescription for Love

This is such an exciting time – sharing your news with others elicit hugs, happiness and congratulations. There is so much to do before the big day! And it’s going to be a wedding like nobody’s ever seen. The dress, the cake, the party… Hold on! Bridezillas and outrageous dress shopping makes for entertaining TV, … Continue reading “Pre-marital Prescription for Love”



7 Secrets to a Happy Marriage

The wedding was off the hook – people still talk about the beautiful ceremony, the amazing reception and the picture perfect pair you made. Among your friends and family, you are THE couple – the one that will make it: in love, happy and strong. It’s easy to coast along on that high for the … Continue reading “7 Secrets to a Happy Marriage”



How to Enjoy Life After Divorce

You have come to the heartbreaking decision to end your marriage. Regardless if you or your partner made the first move, it is now your move to position yourself to not only recover, but thrive after this major life event. Whether you have been married only a short time, or built a lifetime together, taking … Continue reading “How to Enjoy Life After Divorce”



7 Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship

You’ve decided that you are a couple – dating exclusively – maybe even talking marriage. Great relationships take effort and attention. Despite the fairy tales we heard as children, true love is a product of honesty, kindness and respect. To be one of those couples who care, keep these tips in mind.



Breakup to Breakthrough

Every week I hear from a broken-hearted woman struggling after a breakup. The man she loved, the one she thought was THE one cheated on her. It breaks my heart to hear the pain and sadness behind her words. “Why me? Was I not enough? I loved him, how could he do this?” When you … Continue reading “Breakup to Breakthrough”