Tag Archives: Couples

Communicating Well: A Shared, Intimate Perspective

When couples come to my office, it is really common for them to arrive with the complaint that they have trouble communicating. When this happens, my hypothesis is it’s not the choice words, perhaps not even the body language or tone, but more so the… continue reading Communicating Well: A Shared, Intimate Perspective

Sugar and Spice & Everything Nice: Recognizing Women’s Anger

Think about anger. And now think about women’s anger. Does it feel like those two don’t really… fit? Do you remember the nursery rhyme that begins “sugar and spice and everything nice, that’s what little girls are made of”? Our culture sends messages to girls about… continue reading Sugar and Spice & Everything Nice: Recognizing Women’s Anger

Prince Charmings, Darling Princesses, and the Pitfalls of Expectations in Relationships

When many of us commit to another we truly believe we have found our Prince Charming or Darling Princess. Why else would we want to be with them if not because we believe we’re going to live happily ever after with our mate? Your other… continue reading Prince Charmings, Darling Princesses, and the Pitfalls of Expectations in Relationships

Four Overlooked Reasons for Untying the Knot

Divorce rates are reaching record highs. Nearly 50% of marriages end in divorce. What is going wrong? Obviously, hundreds of different reasons exist as to why couples choose to file for divorce. However, here are four common reasons that often get overlooked: #1: Pornography Pornography is rarely addressed… continue reading Four Overlooked Reasons for Untying the Knot

Couples counseling isn’t just for the broken

By: Heather Miller, Marriage and Family Counseling Intern Couple’s counseling can strengthen your relationship by providing new tools for you and your partner to use to improve your relationship. Some individuals hesitate to seek out couple’s counseling for fear of exposing struggles in their partnerships… continue reading Couples counseling isn’t just for the broken

Uncommon ways to show your significant other love

By: Heather Miller, Marriage and Family Counseling Intern Looking to improve your relationship? Feel like you may have lost that spark you once had? Spice up your routine with these uncommon ways to show your significant other love.  Greatly improve your relationship and increase your… continue reading Uncommon ways to show your significant other love

Infidelity in the Digital Age

Randy Flood talks with Fox 17 about dealing with Infidelity in the Digital Age: Watch the news clip on Infidelity in the Digital Age

Before You Tie the Knot

Top five questions couples should ask themselves – and each other – before getting married. 1. Do you have a firm sense of who you are as an individual? Does your partner have an equally mature understanding of who he is? Marriage is more than… continue reading Before You Tie the Knot