Advocating for Your Marriage

I’m an Advocate for Marriage. Not every marriage, of course. There are some marriages that are crowded out by lust (for someone else), intoxicating substances (like alcohol or cocaine), rage (that’s

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How to be a Better Listener in Marriage

Turn Toward Your Partner by Being a Better Listener in Marriage Want to be a better listener in Marriage? In the Gottman Method of  Couples Therapy, we focus on building a solid base of friendship that

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5 Easy and Quick Ways to Make a Good Marriage Even Better

How to Make a Good Marriage Even Better It’s about time I wrote something about how to make a good marriage even better. As I was looking through my blog posts over the last few years, it occurred

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Chronic Illness and Marriage Problems

Chronic Illness and Marriage Problems Chronic illness and marriage problems are increasingly on the radar of medical researchers. It’s an axiom of marital research that happily married couples (particularly

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Good Couples Therapy Looks Like This…

What Does Good Couples Therapy Look Like? It’s 2019. Happy New Year! So you’ve both decided to start couples therapy. Good for you. Are you ready? Maybe it’s overdue. And you’re

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13 Things to Do When You’ve Just Discovered Their Affair

 You’ve Just Discovered Their Affair You’ve just discovered their affair. Now What? I asked CTI Couples Therapist Tehilla Luttig for her thoughts on this issue because we get this question

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5 Stages of Couples Therapy for Infertility

Couples Therapy for Infertility I’ve written earlier about what a profound stressor the transition to parenthood can be on a marriage. But research time and again tells us that infertility is a

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2 Success Secrets of Millennials and Marriage

Millennials and Marriage Millennials and marriage…the millennial generation is having a profound impact on U.S. divorce statistics. Americans are fond of naming their generations. There was the

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19 Vital Topics to Discuss in Interfaith Couples Counseling

Interfaith Couples Counseling…An Often Neglected Niche in Couples Therapy Is interfaith couples counseling even relevant to our modern pluralistic society? According to a recent Pew Research Center

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Is It Ever Too Late To Save A Marriage?

Is It Ever Too Late to Save a Marriage? People often ask me “is it ever too late to save a marriage?” Another question I get a lot is “What happens if after reading our Big Big Book

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