Does falling out of love mean it’s over?
Why falling out of love may be the best thing that happens to your marriage. Divorce happens in approximately one out of two marriages. That number has fluctuated and, although we are currently seeing fewer divorces, many people still choose divorce over working on their marriage. Roughly half of divorced couples say they split up because they “fell out of love” with their partner. Is falling out of love the end of your relationship? Is it possible to fall back in love? Not o
Why Looks Won’t Help You Find Love
No matter what magazine you pick up, you’ll find a section about relationships. Often, they promote the importance of physical attraction and chemistry, encouraging you to look or act a certain way. As a licensed therapist, I understand their view on the importance of chemistry and sex appeal. However, these aspects are not the keys to finding love or even being in a healthy relationship. Rather, these messages that “you’re not good enough” or “you don’t have the right look”
5 Things She Wants for Valentine’s Day
My clinical practice involves working with men and women. For the most part, men and women communicate very differently; misunderstandings are not only common but almost impossible to avoid. Many women would be surprised to discover that men really do stress about what to give a woman for Valentine’s Day. Men may claim it doesn’t matter or try to minimize the holiday’s importance but, believe me, your man worries about how to please you. For every man wanting to make his part
What's Your Love Language? 5 Unique Ways to Say 'I Love You!"
Knowing you're loved and feeling the love are two TOTALLY different things. Miscommunication happens frequently in families, among friends and in relationships. Expecting an "I love you" or "You look pretty" is not too much to ask, so why do so many spouses neglect saying it to the one they love? Does a spouse have to say "I love you" when they've mowed the lawn or taken you to dinner, as well as taken out the trash in an effort to show their commitment and affection? Everyon
Women Need Time to Get Their Sexy On
If you are a woman you can relate to the fact then many men always seem “on.” They may work all day, come home exhausted, but if you mention sex, most of them are ready and raring to go. Women are not like this. We need time to make a transition into sexy. A big mistake many couples with small children make is on date night, if dinner is set for 7p.m. they have the sitter come at 6:30 or 6:45. The date may feel hurried, tense, and doesn’t usually end with both people feeling