Posts Tagged ‘couples counseling’

Having healing conversations couples therapy san francisco 94102

How to have a healing conversation after a fight with your partner

Every couple fights.  Period. End of sentence.  If you’re not disagreeing from time to time, your relationship is probably not as alive as it could be.  But that’s a topic for another day. The trouble most couples get into is not the fight itself, it’s the repair.   What is a repair? Picture this.  You…

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Rebuilding Trust after betrayal, couples counseling for gay men San Francisco, CA 94012

Healing betrayal and rebuilding trust in your relationship

When there has been a betrayal in your relationship, it can take hard work and time to rebuild trust.  You may even be questioning if you want to rebuild trust and forgive. Let’s slow it down and explore this topic in more detail. What is a betrayal? Simply put, betrayal is the breaking of trust.…

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making relationship goals as a gay couple, San Francisco couples counseling

Making relationships goals as a gay couple

As a couples therapist, one of the first things I do is help a couple establish shared goals for our work together. This is important because it helps keep us on track and gives us talking points for exploring our work down the road. Developing shared relationship goals is not only important for counseling. It…

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relationship communication problems

How to address communication problems in your relationship

When people call to seek couples counseling, they often say that communication problems are their number one concern. Communication problems can mean a variety of different things and we’ll explore a few common types here. Typically, a communication breakdown is one of two things. You and your partner have stopped talking about important things all…

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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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