Navigating Blended Family Challenges: 3 Fool-Proof Tips for Success

The sheer nature of the stepfamily structure can present obstacles for parents, step parents and children alike. Read these expert tips on how to navigate blended family challenges and set every member of your family up for success and greater connection.

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ICYMI: Marriage Trouble Insights from NCCT Published Across the Web

Do you find yourself making plans without considering your partner? Or do you need help choosing a mate more wisely? These articles, featuring NCCT's Kerry Lusignan, might give you the insight you need to succeed.

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NCCT Ranks #1 Among Marriage Retreats in the U.S.

We are very proud to announce that last month, NCCT was recognized as a leading marriage counseling retreat center in the U.S. In fact, we were ranked #1 on a list of the top 8 marriage counseling retreat destinations nationwide!

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Kerry Lusignan Interview with "The Couples Therapist Couch"

In an interview for "The Couples Therapist Couch," Kerry Lusignan describes the models, approaches, and philosophies at Northampton Center for Couples Therapy, where she and her team see 100 couples per week, offering 90-minute therapy sessions as well as

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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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Brene Brown on The Power of Vulnerability

Over the last ten years Brene Brown has been involved in research on topics ranging from vulnerability, courage, and authenticity, to empathy and shame. This TED talk which went viral (viewed over 6 million times in 44 languages) is poignant, funny and pro

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