How do you start a difficult conversation? There is more than one way to achieve a positive outcome. Having been in private practice for 42 years and having earned more than half dozen certifications in marriage and family therapy, here are some of the approaches that have proven to be quite successful.
It’s not that your wife doesn’t enjoy sex, it’s more about the underlying causes of her refusal. There are many reasons why women refuse sex initially but then enjoy it regardless of their reason for refusing it.
There is no one reason why your husband won’t talk to you –there are many. Here are some of the reasons why.
Our relationship does NOT live in each other. It lives in the space between us. That space is sacred but over time, unwittingly, that space becomes polluted. How do we stay connected and clean up the relational space before it destroys what we want to preserve and keep sacred?
What can you do when your husband is not listening to you? Just changing how you communicate with your partner can help you find a new way of being heard. Learn how you can improve communication with your partner in just five steps.
If you find yourself always fighting with your partner, learn how you can resolve conflict through presencing, being more focused and mindful of your partner with an open mind and heart.
Joan E. Childs, LCSW, compares the process of writing her new book “I Hate the Man I Love” to child birth, “The process was long, arduous and painful, but perhaps the most gratifying feeling…” The book will be released February 2020
What does it mean to be authentic? How does it feel to be in your true essence? What stops us from walking in our truth? To know the answers, first you must ask the questions. We are born perfect. We had no fears, no inhibitions, anxieties or worries when we arrived on our birth day. […]
Everyone knows that there is no intimacy without conflict; unless of course, you agree never to disagree. Then, you don’t have a healthy relationship; you have codependency. Conflicts need to be externalized and resolved.
Sometime during the latter part of August, I will be offering, for the first time, a two day Group Intensive for Couples.