How to Raise an Angry, Entitled Child in 4 Easy Steps

 Four Steps to Raising an Angry, Entitled Child According to a 2015 study published in the journal Developmental Psychology there are four easy steps to raising an angry, entitled child. This research

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The Grief of the Involved Partner

Ending your Affair…the Grief of the Involved Partner The grief of the “unfaithful” Involved Partner is a very touchy subject in couples therapy. In My last post, I discussed the problem

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Thought-Stopping for Hurt Partners

The Perils of Rumination In an earlier post, I have discussed the idea that obsession and rumination by a hurt partner are the first major stumbling blocks to affair recovery.  In order for Hurt Partners

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Love and Poker

I came across this interesting post by Robert Dewberry at his blog, the Poker Monk.  Robert is a fascinating young man on the threshold of becoming a professional poker player. As a Couples Therapist,

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The Art of the Apology

What is The Art of the Apology? What is the art of the apology? Does science offer any bedrock of data about what constitutes an effective apology between intimate partners? “Love Means Never Having

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How Do You Handle an Angry Man?

The Angry Man in the 1960’s…Catharsis or Crapola? What do we know about the fundamentally decent… but angry man? It all started when it was Mod to be Mad. If I wanted to be kind, I would

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I Swear I Can Help Your Marriage

I Swear Couples Therapy Can Be Messy You are in couples therapy to describe your feelings and hopefully, be heard and understood. For many couples, my therapy office may be the only place where they can

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Borderlines in Couples Therapy

Borderlines in Couples Therapy Borderlines in couples therapy can be very challenging. Many couples therapists dread working with clients suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder. Borderline Personality

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Facebook Affairs

Facebook Affairs Facebook Affairs are becoming a very hot topic in social science research. A new study by researchers at the University of Indiana found that Facebook users who are in ostensibly “committed”

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Alexithymia and Marital Conflict

What is Alexithymia? Some people struggle when asked to explain or share and their emotions. This is a personality trait known as alexithymia. People with alexithymia can describe their physiological

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