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Make Your Marriage Work

What the Marshmallow Test Says About Your Marriage Have you heard of the marshmallow test? It was designed by Columbia psychologist Walter Mischel to determine whether children who could delay gratification would be more successful in life. Each child was given a single marshmallow and told if they could wait 2 hours before eating it, […]

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What Does Real Love Look Like?

I spend a lot of time teaching clients that focusing on your partner’s negative traits will only bring more misery and unhappiness. Conversely, focusing on his/her positives will bring more satisfaction and joy. Most marriage counselors know this simple fact because we are taught it. I know it because I lived it.  For years, I […]

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