Make Your Love Last

Your relationship is pretty good. You still make each other laugh, you still cuddle, you still feel loved. However, even in seemingly happy relationships, couples get stuck. Maybe it’s been a slow fade or a quick switch, but you and your partner are on two different pages (of two different books in two different languages), … Continue reading “Make Your Love Last”

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”

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 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”

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”

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?”

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?”

Are You Trying to be a Superwoman?

The fast-paced world of today has placed a growing amount of pressure and expectations on many women, from being a perfect mother and wife to excelling in her job to keeping a clean and tidy home. Some women have rejected taking the responsibilities solely upon themselves and reach out for help from others. Other women … Continue reading “Are You Trying to be a Superwoman?”

5 Things You Shouldn’t Do After a Breakup

Every woman has her own way of dealing with a breakup. Sometimes we hibernate for weeks on end, spending every spare second stalking our ex on Facebook and Twitter. Others may try to be home as little as possible, spending time hanging out with girlfriends and shopping, shopping… and oh yeah, shopping! What you should … Continue reading “5 Things You Shouldn’t Do After a Breakup”

How to Read a Man’s Body Language

It can be extremely hard to read a man’s body language. Did you know that the average man uses 13,000 less words than women per day? Women talk more than men. So how do you know if a man is sincere or not? How do you know if a man you just met doesn’t want … Continue reading “How to Read a Man’s Body Language”