If a loved one is excluding you, take care of your emotional needs!

Are Your Loved Ones Excluding You?  Survive the heart pain! When and how is our emotional need for love and connection denied on purpose? If you’ve been reading our blog, you know there are many ways to do this to each other, (cold shoulder, … [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 … [Read more...]

How to build trust in a passive aggressive marriage?

Rebuilding trust in a passive-aggressive marriage is the most difficult step for a secure relationship! 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 that she … [Read more...]

Fair Fighting at the Holidays Can be Fulfilling, Not Frustrating

Wait, you want to be fair fighting during the 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 Alto” … [Read more...]