2 Minutes a Day To A Better Relationship

Want a better relationship? Or just want to make sure you keep a great one great? Here's an appreciation exercise that I'd like you to try. All it takes is about 2 minutes a day:...

Marriages don’t survive neglect

Ever noticed how relationships and marriages tend to wilt over time? As a marriage therapist I see frequently how one of the common reasons for this is that marriages don't survive neglect....

When one partner plays “parent”

They say opposites attract, but in practice it’s not always rewarding for couples who have created a relationship dynamic that’s mismatched at some fundamental level....

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Three reasons why marriages stay unhappy

Are you in an unhappy marriage or relationship? If so, what keeps it that way? Here are three of the most common reasons for unhappy marriages and relationships that apply to my clients. Do they apply to you?...

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Conflict resolution for heathy relationships

Yay! Thankfully, in episode 5 of Channel 9's "Married at First Sight", we finally get to see a couple show how conflict resolution skills make for great relationships. After four episodes so far, we’ve now seen numerous examples of how couples destroy great communication when succumbing to...

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Marriage and relationships: working together for relationship success

  Marriage and relationships aren't always easy. Things get easier when partners work together to create relationship success. When we are unhappy in a relationship, we are normally pretty focussed on what our partner is doing wrong. People often tell me that if only their partner would stop...