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April 23, 2020

Question from a reader:

 "My partner and I are both working from home right now.  It's great to spend more time with each other but our personalities are very different. That used to be a good thing but right now, they are driving me crazy.  He is more extroverted and i...

March 25, 2020

Hey everyone!  This is just going to be a quick update since I know you're getting inundated with covid-19 news, information and "how we're handling this" emails.  

I just wanted to let you know that doing Couples Counseling online works.  In fact, it works ju...

January 31, 2020

How do you know when you need some outside help?  

It's a tough question and one I think a lot of people grapple with.  It's common to fight in a relationship.  It's common to have disagreements.  It's common to have good periods and bad periods in your marriage....

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...

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