How managing your own stress will improve your relationship

In today’s fast-paced world stress is an inevitable part of life. Most of us have competing demands and responsibilities around work, family and home. Then there is environmental stress including noise, traffic and weather events, global stressors such as wars and natural disasters, and long term emotional stress such as unresolved trauma and emotional repression. […]

Is it okay to fake orgasms in your relationship?

Surprising or not, the issue of faking orgasms comes up in my therapy with female clients who are in relationships – both new relationships and sometimes longer term relationships. Today’s blog is focusing on women faking orgasms specifically. But it’s important to note that this blog isn’t just for women, so if you have a […]

Understanding the Honeymoon phase and unlocking the benefits of a long-term relationship

The honeymoon phase in a relationship is a special time filled with vulnerability, excitement, and self expansion. However, not all relationships are able to sustain this phase and evolve into a long-term, fulfilling partnership. This blog explores the exclusive benefits of being in a long-term relationship and identifies 7 pitfalls that can prevent a healthy, lasting bond.

Why technology might be ruining your relationship and what you can do to save it

Technology is becoming an increasing problem in relationships, as many people prioritize tech-based activities over spending quality time with their partners. This leads to feelings of loneliness, rejection, and devaluation in the other partner. The constant stimulation of technology creates a dopamine cycle and can lead to addiction, which causes a disconnection from relationships and an inability to empathize with others. Simply cutting down on technology won’t solve the problem, as the addictive cycle is strong. Instead, taking a concurrent approach that addresses the underlying issue of seeking stimulation and gratification is a better solution. By investing in relationships, health, education, and other meaningful pursuits, individuals can break the cycle and improve their lives and relationships.

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