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A Comprehensive Guide to Couples Counseling

This article, written for www.datingadvice.com, a leading online resource for dating and relationships, serves as a guide to couples counseling (aka couples therapy, marital therapy, premarital counseling, relationship counseling). It discusses 15 issues commonly addressed in couples counseling, as well as … Continue reading

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6 Causes of Relationship Anxiety & How to Handle it (Part 2)

My last article discussed 6 common causes of relationship anxiety.  In case you missed it, you can read it here. While relationship anxiety can be a natural part of relationships, it can be overwhelming, confusing and difficult to decipher.  Part 2 … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Improve Your Marriage in 2015 and Beyond

Happy Friday! I am very excited and grateful to be featured on Corey Allen’s Simple Marriage website and to share ideas on improving the quality of our loving relationships. I am a huge advocate for using a proactive and empowered approach to better … Continue reading

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Five Essential Tips for Women Who Don’t Want to Get Married

Although it might seem like everyone you know is married or getting married, there are more and more single men and women who decide not to get married or get married later in life. In order to support the many … Continue reading

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Why Do We Stay with Partners Who Are Not Good for Us?- eHarmony Guest Blog

Unfortunately, it is all too common to stay in an unhealthy or toxic relationship. In fact, most people can relate to over-staying in a relationship with a partner who was not right for them, who displayed major red flags, or treated … Continue reading

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Are All Men Scared of Commitment?

Many stereotypes and generalizations portray men as all about sex and fearful of commitment, but are all men really scared of commitment? The short answer is no.  The long answer is a little more complicated, involving several individual factors, such … Continue reading

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How to Take Control of Negative Thinking- eHarmony Guest Blog

Negative thinking patterns make life less satisfying as they keep you stuck in what’s wrong versus what’s right. Negative thinking commonly gets in the way of what you really want. It leaves you feeling empty, dissatisfied and unsettled. When your glass is … Continue reading

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Ten Ways to Keep a Relationship Interesting

The beginning of a great relationship is often characterized as fun, interesting and exciting. The initial spark and romance brings excitement about long-term potential as you enjoy new experiences together and learn about each other. As some of the newness wears … Continue reading

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Nourish Yourself into Full Bloom

I’m a believer that the relationship that we have with ourselves is by far the most crucial in developing a sense of wellness and healthy connections with others. We understand others through gaining an understanding and awareness of ourselves; we give back to others by learning to take care of our own needs; and when we truly love ourselves, we are able to love others in a genuinely satisfying way.
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