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The Covid-19 pandemic has brought many difficult changes. It’s turned our lives, our world, upside down—claimed family members, businesses, and freedoms. This is a chaotic, deadly time. And we’re all in the middle of trying to figure it out. If we consider life in a pandemic uncharted territory, we see its many landmarks only as… Read more

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You may already know that up to 25% of women struggle with postpartum depression (PPD) after the birth of their baby. And if you’re struggling with PPD yourself, you also know how dark and lonely it can feel. The good news is, strong relationships help PPD. Of course, this may seem easier said than done… Read more

7 Reasons You Need to Invest in Your Relationship thumbnail

Insights from Couples Therapy on how to invest in your relationship. It feels good to be in love. We all want to be in love, and most of us are willing to invest in our relationships at least enough to feel good about them. But the importance of a secure relationship goes deeper than feeling… Read more

Miscarriage Trauma Healing

Miscarriage trauma is a real thing. Some women who experience a miscarriage also experience symptoms of trauma and even PTSD. While you might be surprised to learn about the intensity of the miscarriage experience, you might not be surprised to hear that trauma requires healing. If you and your partner have suffered a miscarriage, these… Read more

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Insights from Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) to help you save your relationship after the affair. Many couples struggle to come back together after the affair. In fact, affairs are rated as one of the most seriously hurtful life events with long term effects on the injured partner and the relationship (Freeny, 2004). The Chaos… Read more

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Insights from Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy to Help Couples Going Through Infertility Treatment. Infertility and the rigors of infertility treatment are stressful and exhausting emotionally and physically. They take a toll on each member of a couple individually as well as on the relationship of couples going through infertility. If you’re experiencing these intense emotional… Read more

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Insights from couple’s therapy to help you save your relationship Life is hard, particularly during a pandemic. And, as you may have come to experience during the changes to our lives with COVID-19, couples under stress fight. Within the last three months, we’ve faced illness, financial insecurity, general uncertainty, pandemic, and social unrest. These struggles… Read more

Social Unrest is Emotional—Here’s How to Gain Control of Intense Emotions thumbnail

We live in times of big change and events of unprecedented, global impact, living for weeks with uncertainty and fear of pandemic, emotional and logistical challenges of social isolation, and sometimes devastating effects of recession. More than anything, all this social unrest is emotional. The world we live in has changed in the last 12… Read more

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There’s no doubt about it, pregnancy loss is one of the biggest challenges that can hit a relationship. Even though an estimated 20% of pregnancies end in a loss, miscarriage is not a common topic of conversation, and partners end up feeling very alone—even within their romantic relationship. So how do you solidify your relationship… Read more

Identify and ease the psychological impact of quarantine

Ways to Recognize and Ease the Psychological Distress of Quarantine This time of isolation and self-quarantine continues to drag on, leading to many different emotions and reactions in all of us. What you may not realize is the extent of the psychological impact of quarantine. A couple stuck at home together has to find space… Read more