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    My husband is the chef in our household. Mainly because he enjoys crafting meals out of random ingredients. Also because, let’s be honest, he’s tasted my cooking. That being said, I decided early on in our marriage to be honest with him in my feedback regarding his dishes. Do I do this [...]

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    Battle of the Libidos

    They say opposites attract, which in my experience, rings true in most relationships.  Oftentimes we pick partners that, by their very nature, compliment who we are as individuals.  Extroverts date introverts.  Early risers date late nighters.  Spenders date savers.  And the[...]

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    Quit Living in Misery

    You know that old saying, misery loves company?  It seems to ring true when it comes to relationships.  Negativity begets negativity.  When you have negative feelings about your partner, you expect the worse out of them and you – even if subconsciously – scan the [...]

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    Get Your Needs Met

    The fact that the divorce rate in America is soaring above 60% tells us that the majority of relationships are suffering at any given moment.  Couples choose to split because they are unhappy and are no longer willing to continue living in misery.  As a couples therapy specialist, I [...]

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    Breaking Up Better

    So you’re at the end of your rope and ready to cut, burn, or gnaw it off. It’s okay. Take a deep breath. You’re not alone. Studies show us that the divorce rate in the US is over 60% and that’s not even including the relationships that never make it down the aisle.  [...]

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    When You Love the Dog More

    Are you a dog person? I am. No offense to cat people. I don’t get it, but bless you for loving those fur-ball hacking, litter box using, snobby puff balls. Haha. Just joking. But seriously. I’m a dog person. Always have been. I have two of THE CUTEST pups. Bentley and Penelope. They are [...]

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    The Vacancy Factor

    A Therapist's Cautionary Tale You know that feeling you get when you’re watching a movie you’ve seen before and that character you’re rooting for is on the cusp of making a mistake you know will ultimately lead to their demise?  That very gut instinct is the basis behind [...]

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    The Roommate Epidemic

    It’s ten o’clock at night and you’re sitting in bed, side by side.  Each of your faces are illuminated by the blue light of your smart phones.  You’re chatting with friends on social media, you’re typing emails to your coworkers, you’re watching [...]

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    The Ghost of Lovers Past

    Oh love.  A story old as time.  Funny how one simple little word can immediately conjure visions of fairy tales and romance.  Love brings with it a sense of hope, newness, and stability.  It takes us to a place of butterflies and rainbows, sunshine and good hair.  A [...]

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    Preparing your marriage for the journey of infertility

    If you’ve found yourself on this page then unfortunately you’re probably struggling with infertility.  Let me start by saying I am so, so sorry this is your path.  A hard, arduous road – one you likely never saw coming – lies ahead.  While the fact that [...]

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