Posts Tagged ‘couples counseling’

quarantine fatigue in your relationship

Tips for dealing with quarantine fatigue in your relationship

Our lives have changed dramatically since COVID-19 came onto the scene.  Sad to say it, but it doesn’t look like things will be changing anytime soon.  Everyone has been affected by the virus in one way or another.  However, there are ways to stay connected with your partner through this stressful period. This article hopes…

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5 relationship tips from a couples therapist

5 important relationship tips from a couples therapist

As a couples therapist, I’ve worked with all types of relationships.  Whether gay, straight, polyamorous, monogamous, or somewhere in between here are five tips that can help you start improving your relationship today.  Hopefully reading these tips can help you start having conversations that will lead to improved communication, intimacy and connection. Tip #1- Pick A…

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nervous about couples counseling

Are you nervous about couples counseling?

Feeling nervous about couples counseling is totally natural.  Think about it, you’re inviting a stranger into the most intimate parts of your relationship.  Then you’re trusting that stranger to help you make things better. You’re expected to be honest, open and forthcoming.  You’re expected to change and do things differently. It’s kind of a big…

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What to do if my partner is a narcissist

Is my partner a narcissist?

Even the most selfless among us can have traits of narcissism at times. Let’s face it, in the age of social media and reality TV, it’s hard not to have a bit of an inflated sense of self worth.  And who doesn’t like a good selfie or Instagram story now and then? All joking aside,…

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what to expect from your first couples counseling session

What to expect your first couples counseling session

Most people don’t know what to expect from the first couples therapy session.  Starting couples counseling can be intimidating and knowing what to expect can help you and your partner manage expectations.  It will also help better prepare you for a successful experience. In order to explain what starting couples therapy is like, I will…

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