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When your relationship is on the edge of separation or divorce, it can be terrifying, emotionally overwhelming, and deeply painful. But it can also be a ripe time for transformation in your relationship. Why? Because it’s human nature: the more we have to lose, the more highly motivated we are to change. First of all,

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With many couples busier than ever and spending more time apart than ever, emotional affairs come up often in our office. Not only are couples physically apart for the majority of their waking life (i.e. jobs, errands, kids, activities, etc.) — with the emergence of things like social media and cell phones, many couples also

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In your romantic relationship, have you ever noticed these two things happen? (1) You have lots of opinions about what each other says or does. (2) You are able see things about one another that you aren’t able to see in yourselves. This can lead to: Feeling controlled or criticized because of your partner’s opinions

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We LOVE to laugh together. We are huge advocates for the power of silliness and play in relationships. It creates lightness, bonding, and joy. However, playfulness can become a very sensitive and delicate arena — especially when one partner thinks they are just joking around, and the other feels belittled, ridiculed, or hurt. If you

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We’ve been honored to support couples long enough that we now see patterns so recurring we could complete the sentences of clients as they explain what happens in their moments of conflict and disconnect. We will walk you through an example using some of our recent clients, who we will call Jason and Mary. (Although

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Whether it’s the holidays, a special occasion or any time of year, we live in a time when stress and anxiety have become an epidemic. Certain times can be really wonderful and joyous for many of you, and can also be stressful and full of heightened anxiety. Not only does this have damaging consequences for

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