Here you can read about various aspects of coupled relationships: conflict, emotional connection, trust, communication, sex, finances, etc.
Marriage and couples counselor Trey Duckett discusses managing relationship conflict.
Marriage and couples counselor Sara Baxter discusses why our partner might be shutting down, and what we can do about it.
Marriage and couples counselor Sara Baxter discusses how to move past resentment in our relationships.
What To Expect in Couples and Marriage Counseling Family Psychology of South Bend comes from a tradition of clinicians who try to demystify counseling and psychology, thus the straight forward topic of today’s article about marriage counseling. I want to begin with some words from the famous psychiatrist Alfred Adler often quoted by my mentors. He […]
Divorce and marital satisfaction are not in the stars or a matter of luck. They are highly predictable. In fact it is embarrassingly rare for clinical psychology to be able to predict much, but divorce and marriage satisfaction is are stunning exceptions. Jon Gottman’s research in particular has helped us understand every strong intimate relationship […]
When we commit to a relationship, we usually expect that our partner will reciprocate with roughly the same level of emotional involvement that we put into it. Many of us hope to find a soulmate, a partner who can share and understand our feelings and ways of thinking on an intensely personal level. Others don’t […]
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Infidelity creates waves of disorientation in a marriage. The betrayed spouse may describe the aftermath as an earthquake that shakes them to their core, tears them down, and leaves them with a surge of emotions. Being flooded with these emotions creates confusion and a struggle even to begin processing the event.
Changing just one thing to be happier sounds too good to be true. Dr. Robert Waldinger completed an interview to share the findings from his substantial research on happiness.
I see many couples in the midst of overcoming infidelity in their relationship. Couples seek therapy in hopes of rebuilding their trust and connection to regain what they once had. In these circumstances, I have consistently witnessed a specific factor that prevents both partners from properly healing – the anxiety after an affair. What follows […]
No one reads this advice with complete shock. People have read this recommendation in books, been told by a friend, or heard this advice from their therapist.
Marriage and couples counselor Trey Duckett discusses recurring relationship conflict and what to do about it.
For years, I have been aware of the annual (except for COVID) Sex After Dark event IUSB Residence Life hosts. I wasn't sure what to expect when I agreed to serve on the panel. I am usually speaking about sex to couples who are at least in their 30s.