How to build trust in marriage?

Trust in marriage is probably the most important building block for a secure relationship between husband and wife The most wonderful part of a loving marriage is the ability to trust your mate—trust that he will be true to you emotionally; trust … [Read more...]

Is Your Partner Emotionally Unavailable ?

If you have an emotionally unavailable spouse, does him make you feel starved?  We connect with others in this life using the attachment models we learned in our families. So, perhaps when you were growing up, you could marvel at the different ways … [Read more...]

Fair Fighting at the Holidays Can be Fulfilling, Not Frustrating

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Wait, you don't want to be fighting this holiday season, right? Family tension, long to-do lists, in-laws, calendars packed with events and parties... the holidays are fraught with possibilities for conflict.  Yet most people will tell you the … [Read more...]

Passive Aggression: The New American Epidemic?

In a recent article posted on AOL, Dr. Epstein (a Ph.D. based out of San Diego) revealed that 10 to 20% of American marriages are “sexless.” That is, sex happens once a month or less. Our neighbor in the blogosphere, PA Don’t Stand for “Palo … [Read more...]

Make Sure Your Passive Aggressive Husband Gets the Message

When a confrontation about your husband’s behavior doesn’t go as planned, and the wrong words spoil the purpose of confronting him, the consequences can be painful. Have you experienced this? What do you think went wrong? If you’re unsure … [Read more...]