8 tips you must know to avoid relationship destruction when starting a business with your romantic partner
We often joke in our relationship that we are enmeshed, co-dependent and see way too much of each other. They say there is a little truth in every joke and our relationship is no exception. We are best friends, confidants, lovers and business partners and we would not have it any other way. As Clinical […]
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 […]
Why the small things matter most in relationships
While big moments like anniversaries and grand gestures may seem like the most significant moments in a relationship, it’s often the small interactions that make the biggest impact. If you find yourself craving the big moments in relationships or even asking your partner for more grand gestures then chances are it is actually the small […]
Importance of values in a relationship
Importance of values in a relationship Most of us have heard that knowing your values and living by them will help create a meaningful existence. And who doesn’t want a meaningful existence. But this is a blog about relationships, so what about values in a relationship? There is a common belief that successful relationships must […]
Empathy and Compassion – the foundation of change for couples in conflict
Writing that empathy is important in relationships is probably about as helpful as saying that it is important to eat healthy for disease prevention. Both statements are fundamentally true yet translating those simple facts into your lifestyle is no easy task…
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.