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Advocating for Your Marriage: 3 Examples of Complex Marital Troubles

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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Millionaires Stay Married.

A Good Marriage is Worth a Fortune It’s actually worth a lot MORE than money, but we’ll get to that. If you: Marry the right person; Learn to fight well; Work together on an agreed-upon direction;

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Married at First Sight: A Couples Therapist’s Take

Married at First Sight is a popular show that captures our imagination about the meaning of marriage.  Ryan De Nino and Jessica Castro are the darlings of the show, who had clearly had chemistry, and

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Marriage in the Movies: Boyhood

Hopefully, some time soon, you will go out and see an almost 3 hour movie about nothing in particular, and everything that’s meaningful to being human. “Boyhood” took 12 years to make,

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Portrait of a Marriage – Wounds that Won’t Heal

In relationships, sometimes the way a couples relate is the problem, and the therapist’s job is to help the couple modify their interactional styles (i.e.: teaching them how to “communicate

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Emotional Distance in Marriage

​Emotional Neglect in MarriageEmotional distance in marriage also called emotional neglect in marriage is a painful dynamic. It's a lack of emotional support, or feeling emotional intimacy with their

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Sexless Marriage & the Politics of Wanting

Sexless MarriageThis is the third in a series of post on Profiles in MarriageUpdated 1/2019Tina and Bill* are a married couple in a committed relationship. They have been married 22 years, and have not

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