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”



Shared Connections – Weekly Round-Up

We all share connections with other people in our lives. With those connections sometimes come complications. How we navigate those complications with those we are connected to will have an effect on the outcome. I’m happy you’re joining me as one of my shared connections and hope you enjoy the weekly round-up.  Marriage can weigh a lot. … Continue reading “Shared Connections – 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 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”



Do You Deserve Better?

When you’re happy and your needs are being met, you feel content, fulfilled and secure in your relationship. But if your mind starts to wander and think about if you deserve better than what you’re getting, then it likely means that you do deserve better. Your needs matter. Your partner’s needs matter too. If you … Continue reading “Do You Deserve Better?”