Ever wonder why you don't accept your partner's apology? Or why your partner is still upset with you after you apologize? What went wrong? Back in June, I published "Apologizing With Intention: 4 Reasons Your Apology Didn't Work" for Goodtherapy.org, addressing this very issue. In fact, the apology gone "wrong” happened right [...]
Infidelity can rip a marriage apart. But not all marriages end. For the couples who emerge stronger and closer, we must ask: What are these couples doing right? If you want to know, check out my latest article as a Topic Expert for Goodtherapy.org, "Could Your Marriage Survive An Affair?"
I would love to say that therapy saves all relationships from separation. It does not. Some couples soar through the process reaching high levels of satisfaction, others settle for the status quo and still others decide to call it quits. If you have both decided that it's time to end [...]
On a show called Story Corp of National Public Radio, a mother shared her life story of how her young adult son was shot and killed by another male. As her narrative unfolded, she spoke of her incredibly deep sorrow. She attended the court hearings daily in an attempt to [...]
Children naturally embody the magic of wonder and present-centered awareness. I see this everyday in my kids as they demonstrate their fascination with the "ordinary". Simple things like intensely studying how the cabinet door opens and closes or how the soap makes bubbles on their hands as they wash. My [...]