relationship issues · Relationship issues, couples therapy, marriage issues · Uncategorized

Dating tips for smart women (and men)

Dating can be so damn hard! Especially if you are getting started or even getting back into the game after a relationship turned south or divorce. Nothing can really prepare you for the adventures that accompany the quest for a love life. The flings, mind-games, avoidance, power plays, and let downs. Over and over again,… Continue reading Dating tips for smart women (and men)

relationship issues · Relationship problems · Uncategorized

Frequently disappointed in others? Here’s how to understand and fix it.

“I am so done with this relationship”, my client Joan said to me after a bitter feud with her mother. “I have put so much into this relationship, tried so hard to make it work with her for the sake of my father and our family”. “I can’t rely on anyone for advice or support,… Continue reading Frequently disappointed in others? Here’s how to understand and fix it.

Self-harm · Uncategorized

Why people cut and how to help. My quotes in Healthline

Cutting, a form of self-harm stems from a conscious or unconscious desire to hurt one’s physical, emotional and psychic self. What starts as experimentation or desire to rid oneself of a feeling, can become a journey of self-degradation, hopelessness, and obliteration. Read more about why people cut, what it may mean and how to help… Continue reading Why people cut and how to help. My quotes in Healthline

Breaking up · Relationship issues, couples therapy, marriage issues · Uncategorized

Gentlemanly Advice: You’re in the wedding party! So is your ex. on Primer.

  Here comes another wedding season and with it the complexities of managing expectations, friendships, romance and your own wants and needs. Some reminisce in the joy of togetherhood. Others grieve a lost relationship. The happy couple sitting behind you may be grappling with their own relationship as depicted in the final episode of Aziz… Continue reading Gentlemanly Advice: You’re in the wedding party! So is your ex. on Primer.

millennials · Relationship problems · Uncategorized

Your phone can be a threat to your relationship. Read my thoughts in Business Insider

If you have either strayed in the relationship or been the person who strayed away from the relationship, you know what a complete nightmare the entire experience is. It shatters our ability to trust, believe or even have hope about a relationship. Many things contribute to a person leaving or going behind our back. For Gen… Continue reading Your phone can be a threat to your relationship. Read my thoughts in Business Insider

Life skill · Relationship issues, couples therapy, marriage issues · Stress, life issues · Uncategorized

Assertiveness is key to good relationships. My take as featured in Reader’s Digest.

Assertiveness is such a crucial skill. It helps us have our needs met, boosts our self-confidence and esteem and achieve important goals. Assertiveness is not being pushy or needy– it means having the courage to ask for things when they are important and being able to say no when it’s not in your best interest. In… Continue reading Assertiveness is key to good relationships. My take as featured in Reader’s Digest.

sex · Uncategorized

Signs you’re not enjoying sex! My tips on Bustle

Watch for my advice on figuring out when your sex life needs some rescuing in Bustle’s “11 Signs You’re Not Enjoying Sex With Your Partner As Much As You Should Be”. The article talks about things that get in the way of having a healthy sexual relationship with your partner. I shared some tips with… Continue reading Signs you’re not enjoying sex! My tips on Bustle