Couples Communication: Tips on How to Take a Time Out, Calm a Heated Argument, and Increase Sexual Intimacy Later!

Relationships are not easy all the time. When you live with a person every day emotions can run hot. When we’re in such a hot emotional state and in an argument with our partner, it’s not so much fun. It’s hard to have a reasonable, calm, understanding, productive discussion under these emotional conditions. You will… Read More »

Happy Couples Secret Weapon: After a Big Fight, Gottman’s Repair Attempts for Increased Communication and Relationship Intimacy

John and Susan felt hopeless after their latest argument. As is usual, they went to their separate corners in the house to simmer down and get away from each other. When they started talking again, it wasn’t good, just short, cryptic words, not a very good connection. Both of them were hurting from ANOTHER big… Read More »

Ten Signs You May Need Relationship Counseling

Haven’t there been times you wish that you’d attended marriage counseling? Not because you’re headed for divorce or going through a particularly difficult period either. When you have healthy and constructive conversation through relationship counseling, you can optimize a relationship! It’s not easy to recognize the subtle nuances of impending conflict, let alone possess the… Read More »

Stop Complaining About Your Marriage Through Intimacy Counseling

Have you heard people complain about their marriage? Don’t we all at times? This article is how to move beyond the habit so you can calm your self down when needed, communicate effectively, and move towards greater intimacy. Remember that a complaint is when you’re talking negatively about someone, and not offering any solutions. For… Read More »

Relationship Shock: They’re NOT Happy! Seven Tips Relationship Counseling Gives You for Increased Intimacy, Sex, Happiness, and Connection.

Isn’t it a shock to hear that your marriage or relationship is NOT making your partner happy? Ouch! The sadness, grief, and hurt when you hear those words directed at you can be overwhelming, hopeless, and negative. What CAN be done? Research and intuition shows that relationships can lead to the highest highs and lowest… Read More »