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Divorce is the Most Important Story You’ll Ever Tell Your Child

While the statistics say somewhere between 40-50% of adults will have to navigate this terrain at some point in their lives, when you embark on it, when it finally happens, your divorce can feel excruciatingly unique. Painfully individual. 

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Substance Abuse and the Codependent Marriage

When a marriage falls into codependence, the codependent partner becomes an enabler to the abusive habits. While they may genuinely  want to help, their codependence becomes an addiction of its own. This traps both in a cycle that can only be broken by get

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Crisis, EFT, Gottman, RetreatsStaff Writer
Dealing with Infertility, Together

Can your relationship survive the stress of infertility? And what steps can (and should) you take with your partner to preserve your connection while dealing with infertility?

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Conflict, CrisisStaff Writer
Domestic Violence or Conflict?

Is it conflict or is it abuse? Is it domestic violence or mere discord? Read this blog for more insight on these two, often conflated, relationship realities from Catherine Hodes, LICSW.

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40 Years Married & Beyond: 5 Tips for Marriage Longevity in Your Golden Years

Our culture might be richly informed by romantic concepts, but those who are 40 years married (and beyond) know it takes a lot more than romance to make a marriage last. Read this blog for tips on how to make it to your golden anniversary.

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Lifting Barriers to Intimacy: Overcoming Childhood Trauma In Partnership

Could trauma from your past be holding you back from connecting with your partner today? We reached out to childhood trauma expert Stephen Bradley to answer that question and learn techniques on removing any obstacles to intimacy in a romantic relationship

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Hell Hath No Fury: Women and Anger in Relationships

Being agreeable for women may not be a good thing for the long-term happiness of a relationship. “Agreeability for women is all about compliance, whereas agreeability for men is associated with being nice and sharing power," says Gottman.

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Men: 5 Things You Can Do to Fix Your Relationship

Despite your best attempts (and successes) at showing up for your family in roles you may never have witnessed your father in, it’s entirely possible you’re still coming home to an angry wife, feeling criticized and unappreciated or seen. The good news is

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How a Marriage Retreat Could Save Your Marriage

A private marriage retreat can be the best way to stabilize your relationship if you are in trouble. The structure of a multiday retreat with the guidance of an expert will contain anger and prevent fights from escalating. You will be able to share and dis

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Tips for Telling Your Spouse You've Been Cheating

If you are married and wondering how to tell your spouse about an extramarital relationship that you have had, there are several things that you should consider. Honesty and integrity are the cornerstones for equal and healthy relationships. Lying and dece

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