Some couples start their partnership with a strong capacity to love and be loved. But others have to work long and hard to grow.
The benefit of slowing down the pace of communication.
Addressing distance can lead to greater intimacy.
If you had not suffered as you have, there would be no depth to you as a human being, no humility, no compassion. ~Eckhart Tolle
Loneliness in the pandemic can wear on a person. Acknowledging seclusion, reaching out, and maintaining support systems is necessary to alleviate loneliness now and in the future for all age groups.
The voice of the critic is the internalized voice of significant figures from our developmental years.
When we act out, our inner conflicts show themselves repeatedly in poor choices and limited well-being in relationships.
How do we learn to love ourselves so we can better love people in our lives?
When a person feels gratitude toward us, it has very little, if anything, to do with how much money we have spent on them.
By the time a couple reaches out to ask for help from a marriage counselor, the partners are often locked into painful, angry patterns…