Tag Archives: worry about yourself

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 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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The Blame Game: Why We Need to Stop Playing

Playing the blame game is poisonous Blame is poisonous for personal growth because it allows you to keep the focus on someone else. Even worse, it forces you in a victim position because you can’t control the person you are blaming. That means you have no control over the painful situation and keeps you stuck. […]

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Valentine’s Day Blues

Not everyone will be celebrating romance this February 14th. A lot of the clients we work with are in relationships where one partner wants out. For the partner who wants to save the marriage, Valentine’s Day can be a lonely and painful event. If that’s you, keep reading because you are on my mind and […]

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