Spring Clean your Relationship My husband suggested that, as a couples sex therapist, I put out a Relationship Spring Cleaning newsletter. I googled the term – turns out it’s not a novel concept. But here’s my take on it: *You get caught up in the hectic pace of life. It doesn’t take much investment of
Too often long term couples stop talking to each other, as in “How are you really?”, and new couples tread lightly for fear of being vulnerable. Next time you’re on a date with someone new, or not so new, try these SIX questions to ask each other: 1. What does friendship mean to you? 2.
Being able to set boundaries allows us to remain close to our lover even when we have differences. We can allow ourselves to be influenced by the other without losing ourselves.
Every once in a while I tell my clients what I call ‘Basic Truths’ – stuff I don’t make up but that is inherently true. Here are a few of them: If you want to be seen, you have to show yourself. Makes sense. Similarly, if you want to be heard …you have to speak
SIX THINGS TO REMEMBER WHEN DATING Whether you’re a serial dater, or you’re newly divorced after a twenty five year marriage, and whether you’re twenty five or sixty five, dating can be daunting. Here are a few tips: The other person is just as nervous as you are. We all want to be accepted and
Many times in my practice, clients have asked me how you know whether to stay in a relationship or go. Here is some of what I share with people at those difficult times.