Lying and compulsive behaviors tend to go together for many different reasons. Whether it be to cope with feelings of guilt and shame or societal stigma, there are some behaviors a person struggling with struggling compulsions can do to try and repair trust with loved ones.
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Relationships are dynamic and ever-shifting. Relational conflict can throw anyone for a loop! Fortunately, there are ways to identify patterns of conflict within a relationship. Renowned couple's therapists and researchers Drs. John and Julie continue reading
One of the most common communication issues I see in my couples’ sessions are difficulty with successful requests, or self-sabotaging requests. What do I mean by this? Often when we really need something from our continue reading
What happens to relationships after the loss of a pregnancy, and do men and women grieve differently? While this has been the focus of much academic literature, I would like to share my clinical experiences continue reading
Deciding to go to couples counseling can be a difficult decision. In fact, most couples put off going to couples counseling, either because they want to avoid further conflict, or they don’t want to spend continue reading
Intimacy is the product of two people allowing themselves to be vulnerable. It’s normal for intimacy to ebb and flow over the course of long-term partnerships. It’s the product of allowing yourself to be seen continue reading
Often when couples are considering opening up their relationship (i.e. transitioning from emotional and sexual exclusivity to some form of emotional or sexual nonmonogamy) they may feel overwhelmed about where to start. What agreements should continue reading
I often see couples with concerns over limited connection with one another. We live in a world where we are constantly connected. Smartphones have changed the way we communicate. We receive work emails when continue reading
An Insecure Partner: Ever wonder why your partner has been so insecure lately? Or when the going gets tough, your partner gets going? If this sounds familiar your partner may be operating and understanding the continue reading
Couples face many challenges in their relationships. One of the most common issues couples deal with is poor communication skills. Couples engaging in poor communication skills may break up, file for divorce, engage in continue reading
Are you and your partner in need of a up for a better understanding about the status of your relationship? We inspect our cars every year, but forget to reevaluate our relationships as time goes continue reading
Everyone has heard that watching porn can increase the sexual experience between you and your partner. But with technology advancing, you can do so much more to increase your sexuality. From a simple text to continue reading