There are ways to temper your toughest critic and take constructive control of your feelings.
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By Susan Pease Gadoua L.C.S.W. on February 24, 2019 in Contemplating Divorce
When you're unhappy in your traditional marriage but you have kids, you may not have to divorce. There's a newer alternative called a Parenting Marriage worth looking into.
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on February 24, 2019 in ExperiMentations
Research identifies 5 main factors which lead people to go outside their marriages in order to prevent divorce by meeting sexual and emotional needs and avoid marital landmines.
By Diana Kirschner Ph.D. on February 23, 2019 in Finding True Love
Begin by saying that things have to change. State the problem without blame. Avoid pointing fingers. You can say, we fight all the time. Or I feel we're drifting apart.
By Jill P. Weber Ph.D. on February 22, 2019 in Having Sex, Wanting Intimacy
Some feelings can be so awful and intense that just having them in the first place creates anxiety. Here are 5 steps to coping with difficult emotions.
By Ann Gold Buscho Ph.D. on February 22, 2019 in A Better Divorce
A better divorce means you are still one family, under two roofs. This new approach offers support and expert guidance that helps families thrive.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on February 20, 2019 in Emotional Fitness
When couples argue, which is inevitable, they usually end up going into separate spaces for awhile either during or after the disagreement.
By Susan Heitler Ph.D. on February 19, 2019 in Resolution, Not Conflict
Does a couple have to be divorced for parental alienation to occur?
By Erin Leonard Ph.D. on February 17, 2019 in Peaceful Parenting
4 strategies to help partners understand each other's emotions—putting an end to the frustrating "head banging" dynamic.
By Diana Kirschner Ph.D. on February 17, 2019 in Finding True Love
Have you ever wondered how to deal with a partner who can't or won't commit? You may find at some point that you want to leave. This 3 part series guides you through the process.
By Stanton E. Samenow Ph.D. on February 14, 2019 in Inside the Criminal Mind
Parental alienation constitutes a form of child abuse.
By Guy Winch Ph.D. on February 14, 2019 in The Squeaky Wheel
Falling in love is amazing — but we still need to keep our eyes open.
By Laurie J Watson LMFT, LPC on February 10, 2019 in Married and Still Doing It
Are you divorced and entering the dating scene a decade or two after you last went out for drinks? You are probably wondering about how the sexual game has changed and ....
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on February 09, 2019 in Fixing Families
When a partner suddenly declares him or herself as gay or bisexual, there is loss of the relationship, of the story of your lives. Here's how to cope.
By Blake Griffin Edwards on February 06, 2019 in Progress Notes
Sue and Roger came to therapy due to intense conflict. Sue would experience hurt and express anger. Roger would experience hurt and either express anger or emotionally withdraw.
By Jessica Troilo Ph.D. on February 06, 2019 in It's All About the Dads
Is cooperative cooparenting after divorce necessary for positive outcomes in kids? Maybe not.
By Susan Pease Gadoua L.C.S.W. on February 06, 2019 in Contemplating Divorce
Figuring out where everyone will live during a divorce can be tricky. These tips from an expert will help you decide whether nesting would work for you,
By Sarah Epstein MFT on February 05, 2019 in Between the Generations
Does having divorced parents increase your likelihood of divorce? If so, why? And what can I do to protect my relationship, even if my parents got divorced?
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on February 03, 2019 in Living Single
Globally, rates of divorce have grown, especially for nations with greater economic development and education, more women in the workforce, and greater acceptance of individualism.
By Eva M. Krockow Ph.D. on January 29, 2019 in Stretching Theory
Is it all just fun and games? Tests of human behaviour in game interactions, can teach us about general principles of decision making and help to optimise our real-life choices.
By Azmaira H. Maker Ph.D. on January 24, 2019 in Helping Kids Cope
Do you recognize the signs of anxiety in your child? Tips to identify and intervene in positive ways.
By Elyakim Kislev Ph.D. on January 23, 2019 in Happy Singlehood
We do not pay enough attention to those among us who are more vulnerable and are filtered out of the marriage institution.
By Sanjiv Chopra, MD and Gina Vild on January 19, 2019 in Your Life’s Purpose
“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.” -Mary Oliver
What her life teaches about how to find joy
By Theresa E DiDonato Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in Meet, Catch, and Keep
People think about breaking up with their partners, but sometimes don't for reasons that have little to do with their own relationship happiness.
By Elyakim Kislev Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in Happy Singlehood
Unmarried individuals in today's world sometimes feel better being alone, returning to their individual-tailored eating habits, and listening to their body needs more carefully.
By Michele Weiner-Davis LCSW on January 07, 2019 in Divorce Busting
Do weekly hour-long marriage therapy sessions leave you hanging? Consider an effective and efficient alternative: 2-day intensive sessions.