Handle With Care

During a client session this week, I listened to a couple discuss how an incident in their marriage made them realize just how fragile their relationship is. I hear couples identify the frailty of their connection countless times a day: “If only I would have known” or “Why did it have to take XYZ to …

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How To Create A Relationship Plan

Walking along the beach near my office I get to see a lot of weddings.  The hopeful celebration of two people, and their families and friends, coming together and making promises of love, life, security, and a future together. I think of the promises that are made; the spoken and unspoken that we speak to our partner when …

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Joining is a term used by many couples and family therapists.  I use it with couples to find ways they can join with each other instead of being so against each other.  Often times we get so caught up in a fight or argument that we lose sight of what we are even trying to …

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