Thanksgiving serves as a poignant reminder to embrace gratitude, not just for the bounty on our tables but for the richness of our relationships. In the whirlwind of our daily lives, amidst the hustle and bustle, it’s easy to lose sight of the little moments that knit together the fabric of our relationships.
The silent treatment is a pretty common response I see in couples therapy. It happens when you are so angry, disappointed, let down, and you don’t feel like you have any other way to let your partner know just how upset you really are.
A lot of the therapy work I do is helping couples and partners understand what their contributions to the relationship are, and how they can start making changes for the better, specifically with communication. Specifically, when communicating with your spouse, it’s important to make sure that you are not part of the problem, but part of the solution.
I bet many of you have already seen the recent Brene’ Brown video making the rounds where she calls out the myth of marriage being a 50/50 partnership.
I get asked a lot how to save a marriage when one spouse is leaning out or is contemplating divorce. Everybody’s situation’s different, but what I’m seeing a lot lately is very concerning to me.
Marriage counseling can be a very effective way to work on your relationship, but what if your spouse is not willing to attend sessions with you?
Marriage can be a beautiful journey, but it isn’t always an easy one. Like most things in life that are worthy, a good marriage is something that we earn.