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Category Archives: Change

A Slow and Painful Death

I often witness conversational exchanges between two people where one of the individuals expresses themselves by harshly criticizing the other: “You are always telling lies” “You don’t have any self-respect” … Continue reading

July 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Partnerships Defined – the anatomy of a good relationship

In the course of couple’s therapy I am almost always investigating the extent to which the couple is navigating their partnership. As may be imagined, the entire model of ‘partnership’ … Continue reading

March 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Benefits of Having a Snuggle Buddy – How 5 Minutes a Day Can Change Your Relationship

One of the things I hear A LOT when I work with couples is that “things have changed from when we were first together”. Let’s be realistic, relationships change.  As … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Mother’s Empty Nest

Ramblings about motherhood and the last child leaving home… what are the lies we tell ourselves?

August 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Step One: OWN it!

Occasionally along our growth journey we may get ‘stuck’ and I often discover it’s related to our unwillingness to OWN some element of our ‘selves’ – one of those little … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Get Uncomfortable and Grow!

We’ve grown up and now exist within a culture where ‘comfort’ is coveted. We keep our homes at comfortable temperatures; we purchase comfortable sofas, and buy extra padding for our … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

Dating Again?

Getting back to the dating market after a long absence is daunting at best. It is anxiety provoking and apt to push a lot of self esteem buttons that haven’t … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Rip Current of Change

I am always fascinated when I notice the experience of what some would say is the ‘collective consciousnesses; when an individual incident thematically repeats itself. This week it has been … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

You Make Me…

How many times have we used the phrase “You make me so ____!!”? You can fill in the blank with angry, sad, hurt, annoyed, happy, etc. I hear it in … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · 2 Comments