Transform your life: Our New Breaking Free Workshop

Do you frequently feel anxious or depressed? Do you struggle with anger and resentment? Does your life feel unreasonably hard or unmanageable? At The Marriage Place, we have discovered that traditional talk therapy alone doesn’t always help couples improve their relationship. Sometimes, you have to go deeper and look at how childhood experiences have shaped […]

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How Shame Ruins Your Life, and How To Change It

I hate shame, and I hate cancer. Want to know the correlation? I hate cancer because it kills by ravaging the body and leaves families without dads, mothers and siblings. It is difficult to treat, and it sometimes goes undetected until it is too late. Shame is emotional cancer, and I hate it just as much, […]

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How to Avoid Valentine’s Day Disappointment This Year

Let me be frank: this upcoming Valentine’s Day may not live up to your expectations. It rarely ever does. But what if I told you it could be different? While a romantic evening with an attentive partner, a wonderful babysitter for the kids, and an endless budget for a gourmet meal might be ideal, Valentine’s […]

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How I almost ruined my family’s life by asking for a divorce. {A letter to my younger self}

Many years ago I almost ruined my life.  Even worse, I almost ruined my kids’ lives by seeking a divorce. There was a dark period in my marriage when I swear I think I lost my mind.  It is the only explanation I have when I look back at my actions and my feelings.  I […]

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