Relationship Intimacy and the Enneagram: Resource or Stress Points on the Journey to Marriage Satisfaction

Have you wondered how to grow with the enneagram so you can feel more satisfaction in your relationship? In this article learn how to move in to your “resource point” so that your own integration from doing so can assist in relationship satisfaction. This resource point is where we can access some important quality that… Read More »

The Enneagram of Personality: Test Your Self for Enhanced Sexual Intimacy in Relationship Counseling

Today I offer you a way you can further understand your self, and your partner, through taking a personality test, and learning about the enneagram of personality.    The Enneagram offers ways for you to grow your relationship with your self, and your partner, in some of the deepest ways I’ve discovered, as I’ve been… Read More »

Communication After a Time Out: Five Steps for “I Messages” to Repair and Fight Fairly Through Relationship Counseling

Good communication is necessary to repair when a fight has escalated and a time-out has been called.  When you come back together later to talk, “I” messages are an effective means to communicate because they maintain a respectful attitude towards your partner while you get to say how it is for you. Use an “I”… Read More »

Increase Sexual Intimacy Through Relationship Counseling: Three Tips for Passionate Monogamy

Tip One: Learn How to Get Through Boredom and the Normal Marital Knot Boredom happens, as it’s the primary fear of monogamy, a lack of newness. So don’t ignore it or let it get swept under the rug. Also, see boredom as normal feedback in your relationship, instead of believing sex is failing. It only… Read More »

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 »