Couples Corner

The Psychological Impact of Toxic Relationships on Your Mental Health

When we think of abuse in an intimate relationship, we often think of physical abuse, but emotional abuse can have an equally disturbing effect on your mental health. In fact, research has shown that victims of toxic relationships often suffer multiple forms of abuse, and the statistics for intimate partner violence are no less than astounding.    It’s important to […]

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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 through couples therapy. 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. Which is […]

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5 “Must Have” Conversations with your Partner

In the earliest days of a romantic relationship, you can’t get enough of each other. You want to know everything—who, what, where and how—and you want to know it now. Your infatuation infiltrates your mind and your mutual desire to connect on every level envelopes every moment. As your relationship blossoms and you begin to consider building a life together, […]

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Should You Stay After the Affair?

The 2 Factors to Consider After Infidelity Infidelity can be like a tornado to a relationship. It can hit suddenly, and it can feel as though it’s destroying everything in its path, including your trust, happiness and self-confidence. And when the winds die down, you have a big decision to make. Determining whether to stay or to go can be […]

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Confronting Your Partner About Infidelity

You suspect your partner is cheating on you, and you can’t keep it in any longer. The suspicion and paranoia are all consuming. You are scared, hurt and very, very angry. However, before you unleash your accusations like a pack of blood-sniffing wild dogs, you must prepare yourself. You need a plan. When most people question their partner about cheating, […]

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Why Date Night Won’t Save Your Marriage

When there is trouble in a relationship, it is common for couples to look for solutions within something comfortable and easy: A night out. You dress up, you make reservations, and you splurge on a nice bottle of wine. Whether it’s an attempt at putting some spark back into the marriage or smoothing over a conflict, you are hoping that […]

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Fun Date Night Ideas for the Holidays

The holidays are here and everyone is ready to spread some holiday cheer! As hectic and rushed as this time of year can be, couples can choose to switch to the “slow lane” and spend some quality time with one another with these date night ideas.

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How to Rebuild Trust After An Affair

From conflict to disagreements to lack of attention from your partner, there are numerous reasons behind why you may choose to be unfaithful to your partner. Unfortunately, it’s usually not until your partner finds out about the affair that you realize that the affair just wasn’t worth hurting your partner or losing their trust. The good news is that couples […]

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