Tag Archives: Marriage

One Oar in the Water

This past decade of high financial uncertainty and distress can affect relationships in ways that seem worthy of mention. When life as we know it is altered, as it has been for so many, it brings up a certain type of distress that can trigger deep, early, young places in us that can elicit a […]

4 Ways to Reconnect on Date Night

A romantic partnership is the foundation of a stable loving family. Try to let go of any guilt you may be feeling about spending time and/or money on yourselves. Remember, creating a stable family structure outweighs any short term discomfort your child (or you!) may have. The goal of date night is to feel connected […]

Are You My Mother?

I am often reminded of the Dr. Seuss children’s book written by P.D. Eastman, entitled, “Are You My Mother?” as I work with couples in my psychotherapy practice and contemplate the dynamics in my own marriage. In the book, a little bird questions different animal type mothers to see if perhaps she is his missing […]