As I continue to reflect on my couple counselling sessions, the prevalent theme of emotional distress in couples beckons a deeper exploration into the roots of relationship pain. Among the myriad of factors, unmet needs stand out as a recurring source of anguish. While the prospect of having our needs met is a fundamental allure of … [Read more...] about 4 Steps Towards Meeting Your Relationship Needs
It's hard not to read a paper, watch the news or look at your portfolio without feeling depressed about the current economy. I have been wondering how the current economic climate is impacting relationships. How are your relationships faring in this economic downturn? Of course, many individuals are suffering financially and it is inevitable … [Read more...] about How Your Relationship can Survive the Recession
Have you thought much about what makes some relationships work and others fail? I have been interested in this question, through working with individuals and couples with relationship issues over many years. I am always interested in what helps some couples have loving, respectful and successful relationships and others experience constant pain and … [Read more...] about Do You Turn Towards, Turn Away or Turn Against?