Relationships

4 Simple and Fun Ideas For Date Night

Looking for ways to spice up date nights? Or maybe you just want to do more things together. Whatever the case may be, I’d like to share some of my ideas about ways to have more fun together. Whether you plan to stay in and get creative or go out and paint the town, there’s…

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Cultivating a Culture of Appreciation in Your Relationship

“In relationships you need a habit of mind that scans the world for things to appreciate rather than things to criticize” John Gottman   Have you ever been critical of your partner? Sometimes more often that you’d like to admit? Don’t worry! There are no judgments being passed on here. We’ve all engaged in this.…

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Spring is Here: Let’s Get Your Relationship Cleaned Up

Spring is here! What a lovely time of year (minus the allergies). It’s symbolic of new life, renewal and growth. The leaves are turning green and the flowers are blooming. Spring cleaning is a very common thing for people to do this time of year. It involves freshening up the home, re-organizing and even deep…

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Healthy Habits for Fair Fighting

All couples fight but there’s a way to do it successfully. Your conflicts don’t have to be what gets in the way of your happiness. It doesn’t have to destroy your relationship and keep you from having closeness and admiration for each other. In fact, conflicts can help bring you and your partner closer together.…

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5 Ways to Tell if Your Relationship is in Trouble

In my many years of helping couples, there’s been very few occasions where a couple reached out to me for help in the early stages of their marital distress. According to Dr. John Gottman (an awesome researcher who’s done tons of studies on marital stability), the average couple waits 6 years before seeking help for…

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