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

The “I’m Not In Love With You” Statement

The I love you, but, “I’m Not In Love With You” Statement.  Couples often come into Marriage Counseling with many different reasons why they don’t get along. Communication is a big issue as most people are unable to say what they need to say to one another.  They could be conflict avoidant, meaning rather than … Read more

Do You Think You Want An Open Marriage?

Do You Think You Want An Open Marriage?  Some people think open marriages are another form of affairs, infidelity or betrayal, that lead to the demise of the marriage.  Some people believe open marriages can be hurtful and damaging to relationships in general.  Open marriages and polyamory are being talked about more so than ever … Read more

Back To School – Reclaim Your Intimacy

Back To School – Reclaim Your Intimacy.  Summer’s over and it’s time to concentrate on “us”.  With the completion of Labor Day, Summer is officially over.  The new school year has begun.  The children are no longer around to act as a diversion to you and your spouse spending one on one time together.  Summer … Read more

Is Your Relationship Romantic Enough?

Is Your Relationship Romantic Enough?  Remember when you and your partner were first dating? Things were new and exciting.  There was a great deal of effort being put forth to keep each other interested.  Over a period of time, long-term relationships can experience lack of fulfillment as boredom can set in after the “honeymoon period.” … Read more

Are You Sharing Fantasies With Your Partner?

Are You Sharing Fantasies With Your Partner?  Studies indicate couples who regularly indulge in sharing and/or acting out their fantasies with one another tend to have a solid, happy and pleasurable relationship.  Sharing your fantasies with your partner is a healthy step in creating a long-lasting and passionate relationship.  It’s important to develop your own … Read more

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