Premarital Couples: Invest in Your Marriage as you do in Your Wedding Day

Our society puts a lot of focus on the wedding day.  Many couples spend countless hours on wedding preparation considering where they will marry, who will come, what color the flowers will be, tasting food, contemplating wedding favors and other… Read more »

Interview: How to Prepare Yourself for a Marriage (Not Just a Wedding)

I was interviewed by Jennine Estes, MFT and Jennifer Chappell Marsh, MFT for their podcast, “The Couple Fix.”  We talked about things to consider before walking down the aisle.  So many couples get so focused on the day itself they… Read more »

Divorced People Reflect Upon Lessons Learned About Marriage

In a longitudinal study starting with couples in their first year of marriage, Dr. Terri Orbuch, PhD continued to check in with the couples, even those who ultimately divorced (46%) eventually over the 25 years of the study so far. … Read more »

Quick Tip to Assess the Quality of Your Relationship Right Now

Many people are clear about what a “healthy relationship” looks and feels like.  But some are not, particularly if they’ve had a history that hasn’t demonstrated this for them to see.  If you fall into the “not knowing” category, there are many routes you can… Read more »

Getting Married? 6 Great Reasons to get Premarital Counseling

With divorce rates as high as they are, it seems that couples are facing more challenges than ever in preserving their marriage stability. In my marriage counseling practice, I’ve seen many couples at the “end of their ropes.” Some have… Read more »