Does Valentine’s Day inevitably turn into “Fight Day” with your Special Someone? And does Hallmark make a card for that?

Since it’s the week of Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d write a blog about Dr. Gary Chapman’s excellent book, The Five Love Languages. Originally published in 1992, this book of enduring value is simple, practical and readily applicable to loving relationships… So, each year in February the media outlets are polluted with commentary about how […]

Everyone Tells Us We’re the Perfect Couple

They met at work. They were young, bright and filled with enthusiasm. It was love at first sight; and the rest, as the saying goes, is history… He’s the love of my life. She’s the one. I only want to be with him. She is the most beautiful woman in the world. He understands me. She’s […]

Why Counseling? Why now?

Because even though it’s over, I can’t stop thinking about him/her. Because I can’t take this much anxiety for one. more. day. Because no one really listens to me. Because our marriage is in trouble, and we can’t fix our problems by ourselves. Because I can’t do anything right. Because I keep dating the “wrong” […]