Category Archives for How to Help Couples

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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Marriage Counseling Costs

You get what you pay for, as the old saying goes.Marriage counseling costs range widely and doing your research ahead of time, and knowing what you'll be paying for and HOW you'll pay for it, is a wise

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Reframing Your Marital Problem

Reframing Your Marital Problem I don’t care what kind of couples therapy you do, you will be eventually be invited by your therapist to start reframing your marital problem. Why is reframing your

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Male Marriage Counselor: Does Gender Matter?

The Male Marriage Counselor: Does Gender Matter? Should you get a male marriage counselor? Does it matter? It is widely understood that in the broad scheme of human interaction, women do tend to be more

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Relationships from Hell

First, the Anxious-Preoccupied Relationships from Hell The Important thing to remember is that we are all struggling to gain mastery over our childhood attachment injuries. We select partners who we feel

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Attachment Theory and Couples Therapy

Attachment Theory Brief Overview  Attachment Theory has become a deeply researched area of couples therapy. The fundamental premise of Attachment Theory is that we learned how to be a husband, or

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Why Is My Husband So Angry?

I Have an Angry Husband…Why? Why is my husband so angry? Here’s the bottom line. Men are different. When men are in a conflictual situation, they tend to get overwhelmed more easily than women,

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Why Is My Wife So Angry?

I Have An Angry Wife…Why? Research shows that if you have an angry wife, it’s probably a fight about nothing, but serious issues of power, fairness, and responsibility may lurk under the surface.

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