Scheduled Sex? Oh the Horror!

Richard Nicastro, PhD believes scheduled sex can be a good thing for many couples.  He challenges some of the beliefs and “shoulds” around this topic as it relates to sexual intimacy in marriage and relationships. We can all see the… Read more »

The Neuroscience of Negotiating Positive Change in Your Relationships

Linda Graham, MFT looks at how to make relationship changes by more clearly seeing your role in the dynamic and better able to tolerate what you see.  She lights a path towards the goal of relational intelligence while rewiring your… Read more »

Valentines Day: Reset Your Expectations to Enjoy the Real Meaning of Love

Valentines Day is associated with romantic love and recognition of the intimate bond you share with your special someone.  Cards, flowers, chocolates and other tokens of affections are commonly exchanged in celebration.  However, our culture has morphed this day of… Read more »

In Lover’s Lane with Different Sex Drives?

Couples therapist, Rachel Moheban-Wachtel examines the common problem of a strong relationship but differing sex drives – and what you can do to combat sexual incompatibility. While in couples therapy, something that I find myself dealing with quite a bit… Read more »

Reclaim Yourself and Learn to Love Again Post-Divorce

Terry Gaspard, LICSW takes a look at some of the issues around the emotional impact of divorce and how to get through to the other side with renewed hope for your next relationship. The breakup of a marriage is a… Read more »

5 Signs Your Relationship Needs a Digital Cleanse

Clinton Power explores the issue of over-reliance on digital devices and how it can negatively impact your relationship.  He encourages couples to take a break to reconnect “IRL” (in real life) if disconnection is occurring. There’s no doubt that with… Read more »

Parenting a Teen? Get Familiar with Current Smartphone Trends

Uriah Guilford MFT, unpacks the realities of how teens are using their smartphones these days including a new “fear of missing out” phenomenon that can actually fuel stress and anxiety. If you are a parent of a teenager you know… Read more »

Marriage as a Safe Haven

Fawn Weaver is a believer in marriage and despite the recent media focus on marriage decline and daunting divorce statistics, has made it her mission to hear from and celebrate other happy wives worldwide via Happy Wives Club. I see and know firsthand… Read more »

Rewire Your Sense of Hurt or Shame in Painful Relationship Interactions

Linda Graham, MFT offers this powerful tool to help get through and actually rewire challenging relational experiences resulting in emotional pain. There’s a teaching story in the Buddhist tradition that can guide us in repairing and rewiring any troubling experiences… Read more »

Couples Communication: 5 Ways to Encourage Your Partner to Listen

Richard Nicastro, PhD looks at 5 specific tools to improve communication in your marriage or relationship, setting the stage for a stronger foundation and greater intimacy.  He also adds helpful rules to consider implementing in the process. Communication is the… Read more »