Even though we’ve been to a few couples counseling sessions and have begun to better understand our relationship problems, I still feel so angry with my partner. I know I need to work on giving up anger, but it feels so hard to do. You’re right– giving up anger is hard to do. Anger is a powerful... continue reading.
My wife cares more about her mother’s opinion than mine. Even though we’ve been married for five years, she still involves her mother in decisions that I think should be between us, like our finances or how we take care of our baby girl. It’s like she’s on Team Mom instead of Team Marriage. There... continue reading.
My girlfriend and I recently got engaged and her mom wants us to do premarital counseling. We’re obviously happy – we’re getting married! – so is premarital counseling something we need to do? What would we talk about? Congratulations on your engagement! I’m so glad to hear that you and your fiancé are happy and enjoying... continue reading.
My girlfriend is lazy and when she gets home from work she never helps with dinner or cleaning up. But when I tell her to help me, all she gets is defensive and we only end up in an argument. Is there a healthy communication strategy that will help us? I can tell you’re frustrated with your partner’s behavior,... continue reading.
Between our jobs and the kids and our jammed up schedules, it seems like we’re too busy for each other. How can we stay connected when we barely see each other at all, let alone when it’s just the two of us? Being too busy for each other is one of the most common complaints from... continue reading.
My partner and I enjoy great passion, but I’m worried it comes at an expense– when we fight, it’s with the same intensity as our making up. I’m afraid if we learn to fight more fairly, we might lose our passion too. Is there passion without fighting? Of course! Making up after a fight feels so... continue reading.
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