Published on 2012-03-15 12:22:03
The TV program “Game Change” that just aired a few days ago got me thinking about the power of attachment in all our lives, “from cradle to grave,” as John Bowlby stated fifty years or so ago.
“Game Change” recalls the events during the 2008 presidential campaign during which Sarah Palin, the then Governor of Alaska, [...]
Published on 2012-02-10 12:06:50
Let’s continue with more tips that will help your relationship become healthier, stronger and more rewarding for you.
Make more time for one another. Commit to taking time away from work to be together; take regular walks, plan a joint activity you both enjoy; start something new and fun, and do not use the excuse that [...]
Published on 2012-02-07 12:13:14
A way of assessing the current state of your love relationship is through observing what each of you does in it. Have you and/or your partner been taking each other for granted lately? When was the last time you invested new energy and passion to make your relationship fresh and exciting? Is it possible that [...]
Published on 2012-02-05 12:34:01
Like tending to a beloved garden, relationships need regular tending at all times and special tending at certain times in order to thrive and expand. January is one of those times when intimate relationships need extra attention and care.
Why, you may ask? Because, after the frenetic activities of the holidays, the lack of partners’ focus [...]
Published on 2012-01-29 01:37:03
Well, we didn’t. We are whispering to you. Shhhh, the book is out, ready to be perused and appreciated by you. We are whispering because we don’t want to make too much fuss. We know that those of you who knew the book would be out shortly don’t need any fanfare. And those of you [...]
Published on 2012-01-24 02:16:34
Yes, because despite all the good advice available everywhere, very few people succeed with their New Year’s resolutions in the long run. We know, for instance, that 60% of the people who set losing weight as their New Year’s resolution, have regained all their weight and more by July, only six months later.
Old habits [...]
Published on 2011-12-27 18:30:52
In-love feelings are fueled by the new, the different and the exotic in a situation that is felt to be unpredictable and surprising.
Published on 2011-12-26 02:24:40
Social connections allow us to regulate our emotions, magnifying pleasant ones and making more manageable the uncomfortable and painful ones.
Published on 2011-12-23 00:16:21
The acronym DINS (Double Income No Sex) was coined a few years ago in discussions about the evolution of marriage in this country. In research carried out at Georgia State University, 16% of married couples reported they had sex with each other less than once a month.
As a psychotherapist working with couples, I agree [...]
Published on 2011-12-21 10:26:09
In therapy, the cheated partner finds a place where he or she can talk about feelings of hurt, disbelief, anger, disappointment and fear.
Published on 2011-12-19 12:34:56
What Couples Can Do To Get Back On Track
It is important to remember that in most cases affairs are symptoms of something deeper that is going on in intimate relationships, of which couples may not have been aware. And here is where I can see the silver lining. The affair is such a shocking event [...]