Navigating Divorce Recovery, Divorce Recovery, Couplecare

Navigating Divorce Recovery

How to Navigate a Late-in-Life Divorce Recovery  Undergoing a Divorce Recovery can be overwhelming and traumatic. The momentous task of navigating emotional struggles as well as practical arrangements such as custody, finances, and asset division, etc. can take every ounce of your strength and then some. It is important in such a situation to remember

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Gaslighting

Gaslighting

Gaslighting is a tactic of psychological manipulation, imposition, and overwriting another person’s experience of reality such that they question their own sanity, memory, understanding, and emotions. For a victim of gaslighting, it can become difficult to separate reality from what they are told reality is. Gaslighting can happen completely unintentionally The Gaslighter is unaware of

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Relationship Conflict and Triangulation

Relationship Conflict and Triangulation

Avoiding Triangulation in Relationships If there is conflict in your relationship and you have difficulty reaching a resolution, you may be caught in a rigid pre-defined role with your partner. To break out of this dynamic and work towards a healthy connection, you will need to change the way you handle conflict. Triangulation Triangulation refers

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How to Communicate in Relationships

How to Communicate in Relationships

How to Improve Communication in Relationships To fuel relationships, communicate in relationships is an essential part of communication. Positive communication includes stating your feelings with clarity and listening to your partner with the committed goal of understanding their perspective. Listening in this manner means you are not thinking about your response. After listening to what

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save your relationship

How to save your marriage or relationship

Save Your Marriage or Relationship How to fix a failing relationship? How to save your marriage from ending? Can this marriage be saved? How to save your marriage when only one is trying? Fix my marriage! Often it is only at the crisis stage that a couple finally reaches out to a therapist with questions

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FUNDAMENTAL RELATIONSHIP NEEDS

Relationship Tips – Fundamental Relationship Needs

Fundamental Relationship Needs Sustenance of a healthy long term relationship tips depends in large part on the balance of two opposing fundamental needs humans have. These are the need for fun, adventure, novelty, risk, and danger balanced with the need for safety, familiarity, dependability, predictability, and security. A primary task for a couples therapist often

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Getting through the Holidays

I feel guilty writing that: “getting through the holidays.” I’ve done an excellent job this year of scheduling events that will force my brain to appreciate the magic of Unfortunately, rather than being a time of joy, the holiday season for some can cause excess worrying, evoke additional loneliness, raise stress levels, exacerbate negative behavior

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Why do people cheat in relationship ? Common reasons

Why do people cheat in relationship

Why do people cheat in a relationship? Common reasons Typically it is not one single factor or reason that leads to infidelity. Additionally, sometimes the reasons for infidelity evolve and change… just like life. For example, it might be an attraction that starts the affair, but attachment and complex life circumstances that sustain it. Whatever

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Common Fights Couples Have

Common Fights Couples Have

Relationships experience wear and tear at the hands of excess fighting, bickering, and arguments. If you are experiencing constant bickering, irritation, and fights, or serious relationship problems, seek out couples counseling so you can work on enhancing the health of your relationship. Common Fights Couples Have include: Communication and closeness Keeping the eyes on the

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Distress

Addressing Relationship Distress

Though you decided you will not fall back into the same old argument cycle with your partner… you find yourself precisely down the very path you swore to never tread again. Are you sick of the fighting? Fighting is not detrimental for relationships, however it is important to be intentional in how, and how not

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