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Part Two: Dating and Vacation Ideas in Summer: Planning Vs Spontaneous
Over and over I’ve heard couples say about each other, “We’re not compatible.
Part One: Dating and Vacation Ideas in Summer: Road Trip In Iowa: Planning vs Spontaneous
Now that the weather has warmed up it’s time to get out and about and experience your area, wherever you live.
Can Marriage Therapists Present a Point of View?
This is another blog in a series from old things I’m finding cleaning out files…past due, no doubt .
A Simple Secret of a Happy Marriage
Another one of those tidbits I found rummaging through my files.
Love Tips from Kids
Another cute bit I found in going through old files. Sorry, I have no idea of the source. Maybe we’ve forgotten how simple true love is?
Divorce Through the Eyes of a Child
Lately I’ve been going through some old files and found this original poem of a girl who won a poetry contest for children ages 9-13 in the State of New Jersey.
All My Husband Does Is Play Video Games and It’s Driving Me Crazy. Can You Help Us?
When couples come to couples counseling, quite often the pattern is: 1) She’s complaining about some behavior of her husband; 2) His only complaint is she complains about him.
All We Do Is Fight. Shouldn’t We Just Divorce And Call It A Day?
Fighting is certainly no way to live. It wears people out. And we’ve all heard the argument, “It’s better to divorce than fight in front of the kids all the time.”
I’m a Single Guy (or Gal). Why Should I Talk to a Marriage Therapist?
Yeah, I work with married people, but I see a lot of formerly married people and a bunch of people who are thinking of marriage and many many single people about all kinds of things.
I’ve Been Hurt (Devastated!) by Christians. Can You Help Me?
The reason I’m thinking of this topic is because I recently checked the articles on Christianity Today and discovered that Bill Gothard (79), the founder of the Institutes of Basic Life Principles (for the general public) and Advanced Training Institute (materials for home schooling), had recently stepped down from his position due to reports of sexual abuse of those under his authority. Bill Gothard?
My Spouse is Leaving Me. Can You Help Me?
This certainly isn’t the reason I went into marital therapy…to see couples break up. It turns out I’m not a miracle worker.
Can Cohabiting Couples Benefit from Marital Therapy?
Last weekend I taught a 3-hour workshop on my Thriving Couples Model at a sexual education class at a nearby college.