Must Read List of 10 Rules for Couples When Fighting

Rule 1: Keep it private (no fighting in front of others). Rule 2: Schedule your arguments (ask for a time and place to discuss your differences). Rule 3: Stay on topic (don’t let the discussion turn into a dumping session). Rule 4: Allow Time Outs (when it gets intense or overwhelming). Rule 5: Limit the […]

“Sometimes you just need someone to reinforce common sense on a regular basis.” –Cindy Fabico, MA, NCC, LMHC

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit and talk with Cindy Fabico, MA, NCC, LMHC about her approach to individual and couples counseling at her practice, Life Skills Resource Group in Orlando. I must admit that I was the only one sitting, as Cindy was so enthusiastic about her role as a therapist that she […]

Why do we need a marriage counselor?

  At Life Skills Resource Group in Orlando, we have two counselors to choose from who focus their skills on healing broken marriages; Cindy Fabico, MA, LMHC and Amanda Persaud, MS, Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern. We know that finding the right therapist to suit your needs can almost be as difficult and confusing […]


Forgive me, Santa Claus, but summer is the real very best time of year, especially if you’re from Florida. It’s certainly my favorite. I don’t think there is a single person reading this that can’t vividly remember the anticipation on the last day of school before summer break. Elbows pressed against the desktop, butt already […]


Right now it is hard to not know that Valentine’s day is around the corner. The commercials on TV focus on happy couples receiving gifts. Radio ads ask you to buy the person you love flowers. You may hear your friends at work talking about their plans for Valentine’s day dinner. While it is supposed […]


Isn’t it amazing that the first month of 2010 is almost at its end? Many of us may have made, and even broken New Year’s resolutions by this point. We decided that we would “eat healthier”, “go to the gym every day” or “find the love of our life”. However, just making resolutions is not […]