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November 11, 2019

The complaint trap.

It's when you get stuck just complaining about what you don't like instead of telling your partner it is that you want.  

It sounds like this "I hate when you leave your clothes on the floor."  "We never go do anything."  "You always say things l...

June 18, 2019

So you're in counseling, whether it's on your own or as a couple, and some of your friends know about it.  That's great, right?  We always want to have the support of others.  But what about when your friends have strong opinions about your life and the changes you're...

June 11, 2019

Have you been apologizing for the same thing over and over again and it never seems like enough?  That's frustrating!   You are sorry but your partner is not forgiving you.  So what is the problem?  Is your partner just a meanie who likes to see you tortured?  Probably...

April 8, 2019

A sexologist is someone who helps people understand and accept themselves as sexual beings through counseling and education.  Sex therapy can be done individually or as a couple.  This counseling focuses on your sexuality as an integral part of who you are as a person....

March 27, 2019

Someone asked me recently how to find the best therapist for them and I thought "damn, that's a great question."  So I decided to make a list of points you should think about when deciding if your therapist is best for you.

First, notice how I'm phrasing that.  Best the...

March 27, 2019

Navigating poly relationships can have seasons of complexity.  This doesn't mean it will always be complex.  There will often be times when things feel more complex as you come across something that wasn't predicted.  The best way to handle this will be to have open an...

March 7, 2019

This is probably one of the most common questions I get in my work.  Couples are frustrated with the loss of desire on either one or both people's ends.  What so confusing about it is that we think there should just be an underlying desire to have sex.  We often think...

February 18, 2019

 I'm a huge fan of creating little hacks for improving your relationship.  This is going to be another "hack."  

So here's the deal.  We all act like assholes sometimes.  Harsh, but true.  Perhaps your acting like a asshole presents itself in the truest f...

January 11, 2019

We all like quick fixes.  We're short on time, energy and attention so we need to know how to make massive changes as fast as possible.  Using this mind trick will not only allow you to transform your relationship into the one you want but it will also work in other ar...

December 28, 2018

Have you been trying to talk to your spouse about something and no matter how hard you try, they seem to avoid the conversation?  They come up with excuses for why they can't talk like "the kids are awake," "I have to run to the store," "my show is on," and they perpet...

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