Celebrity relationships often make headlines when things go sideways for them. This time, singer Adam Levine, 43, the front man for the band, Maroone5, is embroiled in Instagram cheating accusations. Levine has been married to his wife, Behati Prinsloo, 34, for 8 years now. The couple is currently awaiting the arrival of their third child … Continue reading How Adam Levine ‘crossed the line’ on IG
LGBTQIA Dating Tips: Coming Out Stage Awareness
Dating is a fun time to get to know potential partners. While dating is generally the same regardless of your sexuality, there are some unique considerations for people who consider themselves part of the LGBTQIA community. For this reason, I wanted to share a few LGBTQIA dating tips for your consideration. Some ideas included in … Continue reading LGBTQIA Dating Tips: Coming Out Stage Awareness
Relationship Advice: A Good Clean Fight
Everybody has arguments. It's an inevitable part of life. How we approach an argument can impact how we will be heard and whether we will be understood. Dr. Ronald Alexander, director of the Open Mind Training Institute, shares that that arguments can have negative effects on our health if we let them get out control. … Continue reading Relationship Advice: A Good Clean Fight
Relationship Advice: Five Ideas for Surviving Infidelity
Affairs, or infidelity, can really make or break a relationship. Reactions from partners can be very strong on both parts. Issues of mistrust can be difficult to recover from. More often than not, we hear of couples that suffered from an affair by one or both of the partners and ended up breaking up. … Continue reading Relationship Advice: Five Ideas for Surviving Infidelity
Relationships Advice: Don’t roll your eyes at me
Relationships involve a great deal of things. Communicating concerns to your partner when you are angry does not have to be in a hurtful way. Clients often tell me they get into the 'heat of the moment' and forget to be considerate of their partner's feelings. This can produce long-term hurt that is … Continue reading Relationships Advice: Don’t roll your eyes at me
Couples Therapy: What to expect at the first session?
Couples therapy is often where many couples turn for guidance when they are facing stress in their relationship. Many times, couples therapy is used as a complementary therapy to individual counseling. Couples therapy, as with other therapy services, has a process that helps the client become familiar with the therapist and what psychotherapy involves While … Continue reading Couples Therapy: What to expect at the first session?
Relationship Advice: Your mood is contagious
Couples share many things. Daily interactions are often sprinkled with witty banter, serious conversations, and of course, the occasional argument. Your mood from the workplace can sometimes spill into your home life, in turn causing the mood between the two of you to turn sour. Being able to separate the two situations to … Continue reading Relationship Advice: Your mood is contagious
Emotional Infidelity: Is it cheating?
Sharing lunch breaks, texting throughout the day, regularly updating each other on Facebook - regular co-worker relationship, or is there more to it? Infidelity is often considered a black-and-white topic - you might immediately think of someone having sexual contact with someone other than their partner. However, is this accurate? What else might be considered … Continue reading Emotional Infidelity: Is it cheating?
Relationship Advice: Changing Together
In my previous post, Growing Together. Staying Together., I discussed the idea of sharing activities with your partner to increase feelings of closeness. In this post, I would like to discuss the relationship stages I mentioned in a bit more detail. There are a few different models proposed by various theorists in the area of … Continue reading Relationship Advice: Changing Together
Relationship Advice: Growing Together, Staying Together
Relationships will change with time. The marriage or long-term relationship you have today will not be the same one you have five years from now. As a psychotherapist, I have worked with many couples reporting a growing feeling of disconnect in their relationship. Couples tend to get into a rut or routine, and take each … Continue reading Relationship Advice: Growing Together, Staying Together