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6 Reasons To Go To Couples Therapy, Even If Your Partner Won't

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.09.2016 | Divorce

As the name would suggest, couples therapy is intended for couples. But sometimes, only one partner is willing to go. “The resistant partner may fe...

What Marriage Experts Do Differently When Arguing With Their Partners

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.25.2016 | Divorce

Every couple experiences bumps in their relationship -- and marriage experts certainly aren't immune to that. Below, therapists and coaches who dole ...

9 Signs Your Marriage Is Worth Saving, According To Experts

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 04.22.2016 | Divorce

The honeymoon phase was never going to last forever. Between parenting stresses, money issues and meddling in-laws, marriage troubles are pretty much ...

Can Movie Night Replace Couples Therapy?

Ellen Huerta | Posted 04.11.2016 | Women
Ellen Huerta

A little while ago we shared research that found that couples who Netflix together stay together. But can the perks of therapy be had without leaving the loveseat? According to a University of Rochester study, yes.

A 3-Step Formula That Will Boost Your Sex Life Today

Dr. Jeff Kane | Posted 03.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Jeff Kane

Remember, the more you fertilize your relationship the greater the connection you will feel and the faster you will want to drive home after you get off work!

I'm A Marriage Therapist Who's Been Married Four Times

Becky Whetstone, Ph.D., "Doctor Becky" | Posted 03.07.2016 | Divorce
Becky Whetstone, Ph.D.,

Each one of my marriages contained an important life lesson that I needed to learn so that I could become the person who is able to passionately help her clients in their own life and marriage struggles.

Three Steps to Opening Your Marriage: A New Permissive Monogamy

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. | Posted 02.08.2016 | Divorce
Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.

It's a delicate balance; finding a marriage that works and exciting, adventurous sex. But how does one cross the line and venture into the stormy seas of an "open marriage" without losing the safety of a monogamous partnership? Is sex with someone other than your spouse really worth the risk? And how do you even bring up the topic?

Punch Shame in the Gut

Scott Gornto | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Scott Gornto

In heightened states of emotion, parents can spew shame-filled words. While shame finds its origin in dozens of people and circumstances, far too many grown adults still experience shame because of how their parents (or primary caregivers) treated them as children or teenagers.

Divorce Confidential: Divorce and Reconciliation. Yes, It Happens!

Caroline Choi | Posted 06.02.2015 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

My heart swells with joy when clients give their marriage a second chance. What does reconciliation look like from a legal perspective? Here are some things to consider before you reconcile with your ex.

How I Lost My Wife to An iPad and How I Plan to Get Her Back: A Year Later

Doug and Leslie Gustafson | Posted 02.15.2015 | Weddings
Doug and Leslie Gustafson

Did I indeed win the battle for the heart and soul of my amazing wife and beat the little tin man for her devotion and adoration -- not to mention quality time spent? Or did I lose ground?

'Marriage Is Not What I Thought It Would Be'

Kira Wyatt | Posted 11.18.2014 | Weddings
Kira Wyatt

The second year of our marriage was the hardest year of my life. Dan and I faced many challenges together and really struggled in our relationship. Though I'm much more hopeful about our future today than I was three months ago, I know we still have some work ahead of us.

4 Unexpected Signs You Need Couples Counseling

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

What's normal in a relationship and what's a surprising signal that it's time to call in the professionals? By Ashley Nelson Like Us On Faceboo...

When the Beauty of Marriage Turns Ugly

Doug and Leslie Gustafson | Posted 11.24.2013 | Weddings
Doug and Leslie Gustafson

Love turns to despair and oftentimes even hate, like a chameleon that posed as hope and now wears the face of struggle and sure defeat. Love fades and dies. Our hurt grows and we need answers.

New Year, New Sex

Mindy Utay | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Mindy Utay

It's little acknowledged in our culture that it's the woman who first loses sexual interest in marriage, especially after she has kids and, in the language of psychoanalysis, becomes "maternalized" not only to herself, but to her husband.

Affair Repair

Amy Begel | Posted 02.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Begel

It might sound like affair recovery is long, drawn-out ordeal, but that's not necessarily true. Healing often begins as soon as the couple comes together to deal with what happened. As a therapist, I can't exactly say it's exhilarating, but it's often very, very impressive.

5 Signs You Need Couples Counseling

Posted 11.29.2012 | Weddings

By Drs. Evelyn and Paul Moschetta for Being happily married is not easy, and being in love is not a sure path to a happy relationshi...

7 Signs You Need Marriage Counseling

Posted 08.27.2012 | Weddings

By Jenny Tiegs This article originally appeared on There's no question -- marriage can be challenging. Maybe marriage counseling shou...

10 Things Marriage Counselors Don't Want You To Know

SmartMoney | KELLI B. GRANT | Posted 08.20.2012 | Money

SmartMoney: You're ready to talk and -- finally -- so is your spouse. But who can you trust when your heart, time and money are on the line? Her...

Wedding Burnout? Sure. Marriage Burnout? Not At All.

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dr. Susan Corso

Sure, some of us are tired of gay weddings, and some of us are even more tired of gay parenting, but we'll never get tired of working on our marriages, just like anyone who's married. We're worth it. And so is marriage.

How Not To Let The Economic Downturn Ruin Your Marriage

Laurie Puhn | Posted 06.03.2012 | Weddings
Laurie Puhn

As a consequence of today's recession, many cash-strapped couples have entered the conflict zone where they experience a marital meltdown.

How To Stop Playing The 'Blame Game'

Dr. Fran Cohen Praver | Posted 05.14.2012 | Weddings
Dr. Fran Cohen Praver

By the blame game, I am referring to fights in which each spouse insists on being right and that the other is wrong. We've all played the blame game at some time or another.

First Cancer, Then Divorce

Amanda Deverich | Posted 12.26.2011 | Divorce
Amanda Deverich

Helen was diagnosed with breast cancer in the midst of a marriage crisis. She suddenly found herself in a battle with two fronts: advancing breast cancer and threatening divorce.

What Does Sex REALLY Do To Marriage?

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. | Posted 11.02.2012 | Weddings
Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.

The first step in building a healthy and erotic sex life is remembering that you always get more of what you appreciate.

Why Divorce Doesn't Need A 'Cure'

Sarah Maizes | Posted 10.29.2011 | Divorce
Sarah Maizes

I'm sick. And I didn't even know it. According to an article by Dr. David Wygant on Huffington Post, divorce can be as preventable as the common c...

Couples Counseling: A 3-Ring Circus

Elizabeth Cunningham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Cunningham

When I work with couples, I feel like I am under the Big Top. There may not be elephants, clowns or trapeze artists (not literally, anyway) but there are definitely three rings.