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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...

December 7, 2018

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Before I became a...

November 27, 2018

As a couples counselor, I have been noticing a "thing" my female clients tend to do.   I call it "saving him."   

It's when I ask the man in the relationship a tough question or I push back on something he's said or a stance he has taken with his wife....

November 26, 2018

In a Reddit thread, a man beautifully describes what it's like for men to slowly fall in love with a woman and how they see her body.   First of all, this guy needs to write novels now.  And second of all, every woman who has ever questioned her looks needs to read thi...

November 7, 2018

Why the silent treatment sucks and what you should do when you get cold shouldered.

We've all been there.  After an argument, fight, disagreement or something just sets the other person off, we have gotten the silent treatment.   No matter what you do or say, the other...

October 10, 2018

It's hard to know when you need couples counseling because for each couple, this is going to look different.  Sometimes I have couples who have started counseling because they just want to get closer, even though they have a pretty good relationship.  I have some coupl...

October 8, 2018

First, I just want to let everyone know that fighting in a relationship is normal.  It is normal.  Every couple argues.  But have you ever noticed that you tend to argue about the same few things, over and over?  These things never seem to get resolved between the two...

September 24, 2018

A relationship champion is someone who carries a torch for the relationship.  They are the ones who are willing to put aside their pride and encourage the other to connect.  If there is a fight, they are the ones asking for reconciliation.  The champion reminds the oth...

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