Question:My wife feels fat and disgusting and won't have sex again until she feels good about herself. Won't exercise or stop snacking though. All she has is a little belly but feels her whole body is gross.Answer:When your partner is in a negative place or disparaging about themselves, [...]
[Q&A Video] How do you deal with a man who feels he’s never in the wrong and who doesn’t ever apologize?
Question: How do you deal with a man who feels he's never in the wrong and who doesn't ever apologize? Answer: The first step is to make sure that before you begin this conversation, both of you are calm and willing to communicate. Click HERE to see our [...]
Sometimes you do not realize the heaviness of your own life. Stress, sorrow and grief can be fully present yet not in your focus or awareness. Last week, I experienced both joy and sorrow. On Sunday mornings, my family and I attend spiritual services at our church. Joy and grief [...]
Some couples come into my office in "critical condition". This usually means the "D" word has come up (divorce). What’s the common theme? They brush their problems under the rug, for years. Both live under the same roof dissatisfied with each other. They stop expressing their needs. They avoid any [...]
A client, whose partner has distanced themselves significantly from him, said, "I live like she's gone". He said, "I make all the beds, clean the whole house, get the kids to school, you know, everything that I'd have to do if she wasn't there because she may not be there [...]
Today, once again, I felt the power and transformation of truth. In therapy, I frequently support my clients to live out honesty and truth when they relate to others. Together, we work through the anxiety of honest expression and the potential conflicts that might arise from that communication. Today, I [...]