The Benefits of a Secure Attachment

Your early attachment to your primary caregivers (particularly mom) is one of the important elements setting the stage for your emotional and relationship health as an adult.  Your past truly does matter as the quality of your attachment to your parents/primary caregivers often directly… Read more »

11 Secrets of Happy Couples

When you see the words, “happy couples” what comes up for you?  You probably know a few of them.  They may be friends of yours or a couple you’re aquainted with – and they always seem to be happy.  What’s… Read more »

4 “Must-Knows” for a Happy, Healthy and Connected Relationship

After attending the Psychotherapy Networker Symposium in Washington DC, I came away with some very important and research supported “tidbits” from some of the top thinkers in couples and relationship health.  If you are currently in a relationship, consider the following list and… Read more »

Release the Flow of Oxytocin for Emotional and Relationship Health

Pssst…have you heard of oxytocin?  If you’re committed to improving your emotional and relationship health, it’s something you might want to learn a bit more about.  In the article, Love Potion #1?: Human Hormone Increases Positive Communication Between Couples (ScienceDaily.com), the question… Read more »

Thriving in Relationships Despite a Painful Past

Making love last is a concern for anybody with a relationship history that has included disappointment, pain and loss. How do we do it differently the next time around? What starts for so many as a blissful connected loving state… Read more »

25 Steps to a Securely Attached, Amazing Relationship

Relationships are important to all of us.  Humans thrive on relationships.  Intimate partnerships are even more important because they are considered adult attachment relationships, where there’s a similar need for safety, security and connection, as there was when you were… Read more »

Experiencing Relationship Roadblocks? Consider Your Attachment Style

If you are one of the many out there who finds yourself in repetitive patterns of unhealthy relationships, perhaps you might benefit from identifying your attachment style – which not only could answer some fundamental questions for you around your… Read more »

The Relationship Check-Up

Most adults engage in long-term relationships, including marriage and other committed partnerships. Nearly everyone experiences difficulties in their marriage or committed relationship from time to time, but some people seem more prepared to anticipate these hard times and respond to… Read more »