What’s the most damaging thing you can do to your relationship? Many people would probably say infidelity. But cheating is far from the only way we feel betrayed. There are a lot of other harmful behaviors that can become pervasive. The scary thing? They’re much easier to do, and that much harder to notice. […]
One of the most difficult situations a couple can face is when one partner suffers from depression. Most of the attention is usually focused on the person with depression. But it’s important to recognize the toll it can take on the person supporting them, both physically and emotionally.
If you’re taking care of a […]
Divorce can be one of the most traumatic experiences of our lives. Once we’ve been through a divorce it can be terrifying to think about starting again. Often, fear of the unknown can hold us back. Perhaps we fear that history will repeat itself – that there’s no point in going through it all […]
After years of having your children around, suddenly your house is empty. Whether you were a stay-at-home parent or busy with a career while you raised your kids, everyone feels the effects of the empty nest. But contrary to popular belief, the result is not always negative. Having your children fly the nest comes […]
Even though the holiday season can be a magical time of the year, it also has the reputation of being a stressful one. Couples have to fulfill social obligations, shop for presents, and in many occupations there can be increased demands at work. Pile all of that on top of the work of a […]