Sex on the Beach Isn't just a Cocktail for my Couples

Signs It’s Time For Marriage Counseling

Signs It’s Time For Marriage Counseling.  I always thought a class about relationships would have been beneficial to any high school curriculum.  When I was in school Home Economics taught us how to cook and sew.  Auto Shop taught us how to repair and maintain cars.  But what about developing and fostering working relationships?  The … Read more

Why Married Men Don’t Cheat

According to the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy dated 9/8/2013 22% of married men have strayed at least once during their married lives.  There have been many articles written by experts in the field as to why men cheat.  In 1995, Sheppard, Nelso & Andreoli-Mathie, reported men cheat because they are unsatisfied sexually.  Another … Read more

Is Your Body Language Getting Your Message Across?

Is Your Body Language Getting Your Message Across?  From first impressions to first dates, a smile can be worth everything.  A smile conveys warmth and friendliness.  It helps put the other person at ease.  Eye contact is an important nonverbal form of body language.  Direct eye contact shows respect for the other person, although in … Read more

Are You Cheating?

Do you have a dirty little secret you’ve been hiding from your partner?  Have you been sneaking around and covering your tracks?  Maybe you’re caught up in an unquenchable love affair with designer handbags or it’s your partner who’s totally embedded in gambling.  If you’re living in fear of each other’s credit card bills, it … Read more

The New Monogamy Agreement

So what’s all this talk about New Monogamy Agreements? New Monogamy Agreements are Contracts that are an Explicit Relationship Agreement created by each partner to openly, honestly, and safely share their desires, expectations, and limitations for moving forward in a new way of behaving within their Relationship. This agreement in no way creates an open … Read more

How to Keep a Happy Relationship

What Keeps A Relationship Happy?  There’s an internet-based study of 2201 participants which was recently cited in Time Magazine that poses the question that has been asked by Couples for centuries.  How do you find Love and how do you make it last? Relationships aren’t just about sex and good communication although that is a … Read more

Affair Recovery

Some helpful steps for the process of Affair Recovery: See a Marriage/Couples Counselor.  Find a Counselor who is trained and experienced in Couples Therapy specializing in Infidelity.  An affair doesn’t have to be the end of a relationship so try and avoid Therapists who believe in that theory. End The Affair.  The first thing that … Read more

Intimacy – You Have To Love Yourself First

Intimacy – You Have To Love Yourself First.  Intimacy is a state of closeness with another human being.  Our capacity for intimacy determines our ability to participate in a mutually fulfilling and satisfying relationship.  People I work with in Individual Therapy are afraid of getting too close to anyone.  They fear that if they open … Read more

The Sex Date

This is not a normal Date Night where you go out to dinner and have a couple glasses of wine.  Usually after a night like that you come home full and just want to go to sleep.  Make a date with your partner for SEX.  Sex dates are an important part of creating spontaneity and … Read more