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”

Forgive & Forge Ahead

We all make mistakes, and we all endure the mistakes of others. Carelessness, forgetfulness, callousness, selfishness, disrespectfulness — all the nesses. And while these are usually errors in judgement, accidental blunders or misunderstandings, they can feel hurtful, cruel and malicious for those on the receiving end. That’s why forgiving is so hard. And that’s why … Continue reading “Forgive & Forge Ahead”

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”

How to Improve Your Relationship With the Help of Self Love

Have you put your relationship before everything else? Have you lost yourself in love? The first step to turning the relationship of your dreams into a reality starts with being true to yourself. Some relationships can feel like a slowly rising tide. Only when you are completely immersed in water do you understand you are … Continue reading “How to Improve Your Relationship With the Help of Self Love”

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?”

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?”

Love You At Your Best and Your Worst

“I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.” ― Marilyn Monroe A good reminder that when someone loves all of you, they … Continue reading “Love You At Your Best and Your Worst”