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Parenting Issues: The Coming Of Age Phase

Parenting Issues: The Coming Of Age Phase

Bringing up a child or children that makes one proud is like winning a trophy for most parents. It is the coveted prize they seek to get at the end of the days of parenting. Doting on one’s children; giving the very best and wanting them to be of good behaviour, definitely seems like a […]

Having More Female Friends May Help You Succeed In The Workplace

Having More Female Friends May Help You Succeed In The Workplace

While a good night’s sleep and practising mindfulness may help you power through a workday, science says that when it comes to shattering glass ceilings, your best female friendships could be the real game-changer. In fact, more than 75 per cent of women who held high-ranking jobs in the office also had female-dominated social circles, or two to three […]

This Is How To Speak To Your Spouse To Strengthen Your Marriage

This Is How To Speak To Your Spouse To Strengthen Your Marriage

Joe, a married father of two, came to me for therapy because he was feeling stressed, and pressure at work was a big factor. He was the sole breadwinner in his family and acknowledged that he tended to be irritable when he got home, even though he admired his wife Carole’s warm and loving nature. […]

5 Questions You Must Agree On For Your Relationship To Last

5 Questions You Must Agree On For Your Relationship To Last

1. Monogamy. If both partners do not want the same thing, it is not a good match. In order for a monogamous or an open relationship to work, both people need to be in agreement and have the same desire in terms of their level of commitment. Compromising on this issue will only lead to enormous […]

Sometimes Expectations In A Relationship Can Cause Problems

Sometimes Expectations In A Relationship Can Cause Problems

When you’re learning how to manage expectations in a relationship, you must demonstrate appreciation for your partner every day. Instead of focusing on the negative, make a point to value your partner’s positive qualities. This will take you much further in your relationship. They may not have folded the towels the way you wanted them […]

Unleash The Power Of Polarity

Unleash The Power Of Polarity

Is your partner holding back, forcing you to initiate every time? Or is your partner the one who takes action? It’s okay if either one is the case – in fact, it’s natural and it does not necessarily lead to a lack thereof or no passion in relationships. You and your partner are different, but […]

Signs OF A Passionate Relationship

Signs OF A Passionate Relationship

1. You want to know everything about the other person. Long conversations don’t have to stop once you’ve been together for a while. There’s always more to learn – and you want to know it all, good and bad. 2. You love everything about each other. This doesn’t mean you idolize each other. It means that you […]

Things You Shouldn’t Never Tell A Grieving Widow

Things You Shouldn’t Never Tell A Grieving Widow

About a month and a half after my husband died of kidney cancer, I was talking to my mother-in-law about starting therapy and how helpful I’ve found it. My relationship with my in-laws had been strained during my husband’s two-month illness, but my mother-in-law was diagnosed with cancer the week Lance died, so I was trying […]

Five Easy Ways To Refresh A Stale Relationship

Five Easy Ways To Refresh A Stale Relationship

A long-term relationship goes through many stages. After almost a year with my boyfriend, I’ve noticed a shift happen: Date-night jeans have turned into loungewear sweatpants, and our time together is not always meaningful and romantic. The thing is, we just moved in together two months ago, and while I’m adjusting to our new cohabitation (it’s new […]

Here Are Possible Reasons Your Date Went Radio Silent

Here Are Possible Reasons Your Date Went Radio Silent

A friend called me in confusion, verging on alarm. She was in the early stages of a new relationship. They met at a bar; they had gone on a few dates and spent a late night or two texting. Then the woman whom my friend initially really liked stopped responding to texts. Emails went unanswered, […]

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