As I stated in my post about Intimacy Throughout The Family Life Cycle, one of the most popular questions I get as a marriage & family therapist is how to keep the spark alive. And then I said that there were lots of reasons your spark may begin to sputter. For example, lots of couples
One of the most popular questions I get from couples is how to keep that ever-elusive spark alive. There are a lot of reasons your spark may begin to sputter– one of them is a lack of novelty, which I talk about in the linked post there. But today we’ll be talking about the challenges
On my homepage, you may have noticed how I said I dabble in Narrative Therapy. What the heck is that?! How do you know if it would be helpful for you as a client in therapy? If you’re studying to become a therapist, how do you know if it’s the right theoretical orientation for you?
Are you and your partner arguing so much that it feels like you’re not even speaking the same language? Well, what if I told you that might actually be the problem? In my work with couples, this actually comes up a lot. Not speaking the same love languages is of the many ways communication is
A little while ago, I came across a Bustle article about the ways nostalgia changes your brain. “Changes” was kind of clickbaity– a better word would just be “effects.” But the content of the article was still really interesting! One of my favorite facts was that children as young as seven can experience nostalgia. That
I gotta tell ya, writing about theory makes my brain go fuzzy. It must be a side effect of grad school. I am so appreciative of the researchers that tease out behavior and collect it into neat little packages like systems theory, but I hate writing about it. Still, of course, theory is very important