Man Alone in A Relationship

Always In Trouble  You have no idea what she’s talking about. She said she wanted one thing, now today she’s mad that you aren’t doing something else. Somehow you are just supposed to know what she wants. Things can seem fine, she seems happy and then BAM she’s upset, no idea this was coming.  Sometimes,… Read More

Not Taking Care of Yourself?

The Cause Could be Anxiety We often know we are not taking care of ourselves. Whether it is not eating healthy food, not getting enough sleep, not exercising – most of us our quick to point out that we “just don’t have time”.  We may not get together with friends, do fun things we used… Read More

Ask For What You Want

My first rule for people in Couples Counseling is: “Ask for what you want!”  This is essential, because it lies at the heart of what is needed in every relationship: communication and getting your needs met. People often don’t communicate what they need in a relationship because of fear. People are afraid for many reasons:… Read More

Choosing Trust

Trust can often feel strained or even broken in a relationship.  A partner contacts someone of the opposite sex on the internet. Inappropriate texts. Cheating. A return to addictive behaviors – alcohol, drug use, gambling, porn – these all can hurt a relationship. Usually there are promises to stop a behavior and an apology for… Read More

What are we looking for on our phones?

Just Filling Time I am becoming aware of something new that’s been happening lately. Maybe it has been something that you have experienced also.  If I have just a free minute, I grab my phone and scroll through looking for updates and notifications.  Almost unconsciously, like a robot, I look for some external stimuli to… Read More