Ask the Therapist: My husband is a workaholic

I have been going to see a therapist for 6 months now and my husband also went with me a few times but I feel it isn’t helping me and certainly not us. My problem is two fold. I have… Read more »

Ask the Therapist: My boyfriend has a double standard

I am in a long distance relationship with my boyfriend. Recently he went out with a woman on a Friday night to a market for drinks. He told me afterwards and said he didn’t really want to tell me. He… Read more »

Ask the Therapist: I am uncomfortable with my boyfriend’s boundaries with his ex-wife

My boyfriend sold his house and his new place was supposed to be ready in April. He was divorced on March 18th and planned to leave April 1st. The ex-wife and him are still living in one bedroom apartment and… Read more »

Ask the Therapist: My son has schizophrenia and my boyfriend hates him

I’m in a wonderful relationship with a man and we are talking about getting married. My adult son , 24 yrs. has schizophrenia and asked me to come live with us. He wants to get better and needs my help…. Read more »

Ask the Therapist: She says she loves me but is married and dating others as well

I am over 60 and a healthy male now living an almost retired life. My relationships were always based on respect and a clear understanding of expectations…Three years back I met a woman in a public place where we frequented… Read more »

Ask the Therapist: I am playing second fiddle in my relationship

I’m writing to you to get your opinion on the situation I have going on with my boyfriend.  We have been dating for a little over a year. Around the time we first started dating I noticed him texting on… Read more »

Ask the Therapist: My boyfriend’s older co-worker is putting the moves on him

My boyfriend has recently started a new position in his workplace. His job is team based so he’s met a few new people and got closer to them as a result of this promotion. However, the woman responsible for the… Read more »

Ask the Therapist: My boyfriend wants nothing more to do with my son

I am in a relationship and have been for 18 months. We both have kids to previous partners. He has 2 girls aged 4 and 6 and I have 1 aged 7. The issue is my partner has said he can’t… Read more »

Ask the Therapist: Better to be alone or feel alone together?

My partner & I have been living together for 14 years.  I ignored earlier instincts (red flags) and continued anyway.  Suggested we go for counseling to deal with anger, family of origin issues), & to learn/practice better communication. Counseling refused several… Read more »

Ask the Therapist: My boyfriend is spending less time with me

My boyfriend and I have been together since we were 17 and now we are 28, off and on at first but steady and living with each other for the past 6 years. We’ve had a great relationship and are very close… Read more »