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”



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”



My Rules, My Life, My Way… Any Questions?

“My rules, my life, my way….any questions?” Who would be gutsy enough to tell someone that? You, that’s who. If you have fallen into the habit of giving all your control over to someone else, then that statement probably scares the hell out of you. I know how you feel. I was that girl once … Continue reading “My Rules, My Life, My Way… Any Questions?”



No one can do what you were born to do…it’s impossible

I see so many beautiful, talented women who are spending all their energy trying to be someone else. They are afraid they aren’t enough on their own, so they try to change their appearance to look like a model or superstar. They try to hide the very characteristics that makes them unique.  So, it’s time … Continue reading “No one can do what you were born to do…it’s impossible”