Let’s Talk About Sex

There are times when stress and jobs and kids and mortgage payments suck the joy, the passion, the sexiness out of life. And out of your relationship. You fondly remember those years when sex and romance was just, well, natural. There was kissing, cuddling and make-out sessions that lasted hours. It felt like heat and … Continue reading “Let’s Talk About Sex”

How to Fight Fair In Your Relationship

There are times when disagreements turn into wars, and you are prepared to drop some bombs. If your relationship has become a war of words, watching this video is a chance for you to begin revitalizing the loving connection you have with your partner. It’s an opportunity for long-term change that brings respect, communication and trust … Continue reading “How to Fight Fair In Your Relationship”

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?”