Ask the Therapist: Lack of Emotional Safety in Relationship

I read your article on “emotional safety” and it seems to be lacking in my recent relationship. I’d been dating a guy on and off for about a year. I’ve been trying to share this concept with him, but it… Read more »

Ask the Therapist: My Boyfriend Gets Aggressive When Drunk

I have been in a relationship for almost 8 months. The relationship has been good when we’re together but he has always had trust issues with me whenever I’m seeing my friends or if I’m going out. Somehow I’ve just… Read more »

Ask the Therapist: Issues of Privacy and Verbal Abuse

I’ve been dating J for 1 1/2 years. We recently moved in together, I’m 27 and he’s 31.  We’ve had a few issues over the past 6 months, mostly due to me not feeling like he gives me enough affection… Read more »

Ask the Therapist: I’m in an Emotionally Abusive Marriage

I started dating my husband when I was 19 and he was 36. I came from a broken home where there was extreme violence and alcohol abuse, so I did not want to have anything to do with alcohol. He… Read more »

Marriage Advice: I’ve Been “Faking It” With My Husband

I’ve gotten myself into an extremely difficult situation, and any advice what so ever will be greatly appreciated.  I am 21 y/o and my husband and I have been married for two years now, and sexually active for three.  I… Read more »

Ask the Therapist: Uncomfortable with my Boyfriend’s Relationship with his Female Friend

I’m 36, and I’ve been dating a 29 year old man for a year and a half now.  There are a lot of nuances that I don’t have time to recount, but my basic problem is this.  My boyfriend has… Read more »

Ask the Therapist: My Boyfriend Lives With His Ex-Wife

My boyfriend is divorced eight years and lives an hour from me. We have been together two years. His ex-wife ran out of money and having no one he let her move in with him and their son but she… Read more »

Ask the Therapist: Does Him Watching Porn Mean He’s Not Happy with Our Sex Life?

My boyfriend and I have been dating for over a year now and there is something that  I recently learned about him that is still bothering me. He looks at porn when I am gone for a few days. He… Read more »

Ask the Therapist: Girlfriend added an attractive guy as a friend on Facebook

My girlfriend and I recently got back together and we have been working very hard at the  relationship, but I have a concern and do not know how to approach it with her. I was adding her as a friend… Read more »

Ask the Therapist: The Vibrator in the Marriage

My wife and I have been married for just over a year.  We rushed into it and were married after only dating for 4 months.  Anyway, as expected we had some adjusting to do and we ran into a few… Read more »