couples counseling blog

five points to consider before you file for divorce in January

*If you are in a dangerous or abusive relationship, this post does not apply to you. Please seek professional support and help NOW. —————- I bet you’ve figured out already that this is not the warm fuzzy holiday blog post. There are lots of wonderful heart-warming stories and experiences shared this time of year. Cultures … Read more

six relational friction reducers

relational friction

In relationships, we understand that opposites attract. We think, “Hey, you’re intriguing and interesting to me.” Then after we get to know each other, and have been together for a year or two- or get married- those opposites can attack! What was cute when we were dating may become caustic if we’re not careful. There … Read more

when life hurts that much

when life hurts

(This is the introduction to my book, Dungeon Times Survival Guide. It’s available on Amazon and Kindle.) Life doesn’t go according to plan. It’s just no fun when things don’t work out the way you want them to, is it? All of us have experienced disappointment when what we had envisioned or hoped for didn’t … Read more

two keys to freeing yourself from guilt

freedom from guilt

While we celebrate our nation’s freedom this week, many among us are feeling anything but free. More people than you can imagine feel as though they are imprisoned- by a guilt they cannot escape. The Guilt Prison is full of good people who look great and talk a great game, and are anything but great. … Read more