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.

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.

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

Break Up Advice that you really must know!

Break ups are fricking hard and painful. They leave us feeling confused, perplexed, at times paralysed. Whether it’s you breaking up or someone breaking up with you, it’s hard to figure out what to do, say or not. Here are the most common questions I get asked about break ups. Is there ever a good… Continue reading Break Up Advice that you really must know!

marriage, getting hitched · Relationship issues, couples therapy, marriage issues · Uncategorized

Commitment Jitters?

Have you been dating for a while and feel unsure about the next steps of your relationship? Are friends or family expecting you both will spend the rest of your lives together, forever? Is your significant other saying that you’re “the one” for them, making you uneasy? If you’re asking yourself whether you’re truly ready to… Continue reading Commitment Jitters?

Relationship issues, couples therapy, marriage issues

What’s your hold on your relationship?

The question really is–how do you approach your relationships and what is your stance in your relationships? Are you someone who usually gives a lot, and likes to please others? Or do you find it easy to take the help of the other in the relationship and rely on them to guide or protect you? Although… Continue reading What’s your hold on your relationship?