rebuild trust after betrayal

Is it possible to rebuild trust after betrayal?

The short answer is, yes. It is possible to rebuild trust after betrayal. If you’re able to move through the pain there is the possibility that your relationship can be even stronger than it was in the past. It won’t be easy. It will take time, hard work and vulnerability, but there is hope. What…

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why do men hide their feelings

Why do men hide their feelings?

Why do men hide their feelings? Feelings are tough.  There are gender stereotypes around expressing emotions.  And we don’t teach men how to express their feelings in productive ways. But let’s start at the beginning. What is a feeling? Feelings are words used to help describe our internal world. They are small, powerful words that…

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fun questions to ask your partner

10 fun questions to ask your partner

Most couples want better communication and increased intimacy.  But how do you make that happen? Below is a list of 10 fun questions to ask your partner on your next dinner date.  The purpose of this exercise is to encourage you change up your routine.  The idea for this comes from a study about how…

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gay man with body image issues

What to do if you’re a gay man with body image issues

If you’re a gay man with body image issues, you are not alone.  Do an image search for the term “gay men” and you will find mostly naked, muscular and white men.  Therefore, that is what society is telling gay men we need look like.  What happens when you fall outside that box? A negative…

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5 essential books for couples to read together

5 essential books for couples to read together

Reading a book with your partner can be a bonding and educational experience.  As a couples therapist, I’ve compiled a list of the 5 essential books for couples to ready together.  Reading is just one of the many things you can choose to do with your partner. Setting aside time The act of setting aside…

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