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Assuming

You know what they say about assuming…. About it making an ass out of you and me? Well, it’s true. Not only can it make an ass out of you, but can seriously impede your ability to communicate, and can make an already struggling relationship more difficult. As a relationship therapist, I talk to clients…

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Porn: the Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Pornography can be confusing, even downright scary. It can serve a positive purpose and enrich our sex lives, or it can ruin relationships. It can help take pressure off a partner with a lower sex drive, or make the same one feel undesired. How each person in a relationship feels about pornography comes down to…

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10 Signs of Emotional Abuse

Domestic abuse comes in many forms; all can be devastating and dangerous. Current statistics show that one in every four women will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime (85% of abuse victims are women). The most common form of abuse in relationships is emotional abuse. Because it is often overlooked and underreported, it is certain…

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Gottman Method Couples Therapy

Gottman’s Method Couples Therapy is a research-based treatment for couples experiencing difficulty in their relationship. This method began with the concept that in order to understand relationships, it was necessary to observe and understand interactions. From this grew the ‘Love Lab’, created by John Gottman and Robert Levenson over 40 years ago. The ‘Love Lab’…

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