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Got Enough Passion In Your Relationship?

Got Enough Passion In Your Relationship?  A healthy and satisfying relationship includes love, intimacy, commitment, and passion. Without passion, you might not have a romantic relationship as much as you have a friendship.  Passion involves strong feelings of enthusiasm, joy, and powerful or compelling feelings of love and desiring. You don’t have to experience fireworks … Read more

Sex And Being A Single Parent

Sex And Being A Single Parent.  Married couples sometimes find it difficult to squeeze sex into their busy schedules but can you imagine being a single parent having to manage all that married couples do to maintain their household, and date and have sex at the same time?  A recent survey showed that compared with coupled … Read more

The Difference Between Good Sex and Hot Sex

The Difference Between Good Sex and Hot Sex.  Are you happy with your sex life?  If you’ve been married for many years or are in a long-term relationship sex can become routine and even boring. Worse yet “vanilla” sex is not very fun.  Sure you get off (climax), but you can do that through masturbation.  As … Read more

Long Distance Relationships

Long Distance Relationships.  Do long distance relationships work out? About 20 years ago I was in a long-distance relationship with a guy who lived in another country.  We met while he was doing business in San Diego and when deciding to date each other we did the standard taking turns visiting each other arrangement.  As … Read more

People Who Dump and The People Who Get Dumped

People Who Dump and The People Who Get Dumped AKA The Dumpers and The Dumpees.  Breakups are easiest for couples who decide mutually to end the relationship.  In most cases when a relationship ends there typically is a person who initiates the breakup and a person who wants the relationship to continue, referred to as … Read more

Boundaries in Relationships

Boundaries in Relationships.  Learning to have healthy boundaries is an appropriate part of a stable relationship. It means coming to know ourselves and increasing our awareness of what we stand for. It also means self-acceptance and knowing that we are OK as we are and worthy of good things in life. When two people with … Read more

Refresh A Stagnate Relationship

Refresh A Stagnate Relationship.  Spring is here and just as we do Spring cleaning around our house it’s important to do a Spring cleaning with our relationship.  What works and what doesn’t?  Take inventory and talk about what you like and don’t like about your interaction with one another.  What is making you happy and … Read more

Is Non-Monogamy Infidelity?

Is Non-Monogamy Infidelity?  What is Infidelity?  Infidelity is the action of being unfaithful to a spouse or other sexual partner. When spouses find out about their partner’s infidelity they say it’s the worst feeling they’ve had to endure. When the infidelity is disclosed; meaning the person confesses, the feeling is devastating and surreal.  When the infidelity … Read more

Stress Free Valentine’s Day Tips 2017

Stress-free Valentine’s Day tips 2017.  Working as a Marriage Counselor for over 23 years, I’ve noticed some married couples tend to downplay Valentine’s Day.  It could be because they’ve been married for so long they may unknowingly be taking each other for granted.  Perhaps that’s one of the reasons they are receiving counseling. When talking to … Read more

Expectations Of A Marriage Proposal On Valentine’s Day

Expectations Of A Marriage Proposal On Valentine’s Day.  Here it is, Valentine’s Day.  You’ve been dating your gal for over a “decent period” of time now.  You both know each other well enough and you know she wants you to take the next step.  So what are you waiting for?! As a Marriage Counselor, I … Read more