Category Archives: Couples and Relationships

See a Couples Counselor Before the Wedding? Why?

There are a million things to do before the wedding such as invitations, attire, flowers, counseling, photographers, music, food… Wait, …

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6 Communication Skills that Will Improve Your Relationships

We learn how to speak from our parents. By the age of four, most of us have pretty effective language …

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Life with an Angry Spouse: How to Cope, How to Survive

Living with an angry spouse isn’t easy. It can mean a lot of emotional pain for both of you. However, …

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5 Listening Skills You, Your Partner, and Your Marriage Need

If you’ve been married for awhile, you can likely think of a few times miscommunications created a rift between you …

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What She Really Wanted

Jim could not figure out what his wife wanted. Jessie told him yesterday that she had gone to see a …

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Being Strong

Jerry was a well-educated professional. Tonya pursued her degree part-time and took care of the kids and the household. One …

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Are You Close to Each Other?

When I first met Jack and Sally I asked if they were close. She said, “No, I haven’t been close …

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Warning Signs of an Emotional Affair

Sometimes friends become more than friends. Occasionally, bonds are formed which become more important than the bonds with your partner. …

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The Signs a Relationship is in Trouble

Researchers have discovered that failing relationships all have a number of common characteristics. In fact, some scientists claim that they …

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Strained Marriage a Heart Risk for Women

A recent study has reported that women in strained marriages have more risk factors for heart disease than women in …

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