marriage counseling

Debunking Marriage Myths #3: “You Are My Better Half/ You Complete Me” As you attend marriage counseling with your spouse, you will work on skills that improve your trust and appreciation for each other. It is important to find significance in the role you each play in each other’s lives. Well-meaning people will say this…

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How Modern Marriage Came to Be (And What That Has to Do With You!) Your marriage is a product of generations of past couples and marriages. And marriage has not always looked like it does today! If you attend marriage counseling, you are benefitting from years of research about relationships and communication. We have come…

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marriage counseling

If you are in a marriage relationship, or any other relationship, you will need to know the anatomy of an apology. Couples in marriage counseling often learn that it’s more than simply saying ‘I’m sorry’. In fact, I often counsel couples I am working with to not use those words when trying to apologize. It…

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marriage intimacy

Marriage Intimacy: How to Reconnect and Rekindle the Spark If you and your partner have been together for a while, you might struggle to maintain good marriage intimacy. And that makes sense! You and your spouse are busy people, and it’s easy for that “spark” you once had to fade into the background. (Related article:…

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premarital counseling

Premarital Counseling: Creating New Traditions for the Holidays and Beyond So you and your partner are newly coupled or engaged this holiday season. Congratulations! This time in your relationship is even more exciting when you add in the fun of the holidays. Plus, the holiday season is a great time to practice creating unique traditions…

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individual counseling

Individual Counseling: Some Tips for Coping With Challenging Emotions  In individual counseling, you will learn how to cope with difficult emotions. You might struggle to know how to cope when your emotions seem like they are in charge of your mood, interactions, and the quality of your day. (Related Article: 3 Principles of Emotional Health).  Thankfully,…

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couples counseling

Couples Counseling: Setting Boundaries with Family During the Holiday Season  Surprisingly, the holidays are a busy time in the world of couples counseling. But, if you are dealing with the stress of juggling holiday plans with your extended family, you can probably guess why! (Related Article: Relationship and Communication Problems). The joy of the holiday…

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couples counseling

Couples Counseling: Managing In-Law Stress During the Holiday Season It probably doesn’t surprise you to learn that some of the most common issues people bring to couples counseling are their in-law relationships. If you are married or dating someone, you have likely experienced some sort of frustration or miscommunication with in-law family members. (Related article:…

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couples counseling

Couples Counseling: Advice for Decreasing Holiday Season Marriage Stress You might be surprised to learn that the holidays are a common reason people seek therapy, especially couples counseling! In fact, research has shown that if you have a mental illness, you are likely to experience more stress during the holiday season (Source). That extra stress…

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pornography addiction

Pornography Counseling: Understanding Unmet Needs If you or your partner believe you have a pornography addiction and seek pornography counseling, it might seem like it is an impossible problem to fix. Maybe you make progress and then suddenly you or your partner slips up, and now you are frustrated and hurt.(Related article: Creating Emotional Safety…

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