Couples Therapy

7 Satisfying Ways to Manage Mismatched Sex Drives

Even the most loving, committed couples can have mismatched sex drives. Many people assume that people with different libidos can’t be together and that trying to make it work is a recipe for disaster. But a relationship where one partner has a higher sex drive than the other doesn’t have to crash and burn. In

From Romance to Roommate? Relationship Red Flags & What to Do About Them

When you look over at the person that you are living with, do you see a partner or roommate? If the two of you are in a romantic relationship, then hopefully you see a partner. However, it is unfortunately common for couples to transition into roommate mode. In other words, over time, you might notice

Text Arguments are Dangerous! Why It’s Best to Use Fighting Words Face to Face

  Text arguments are ubiquitous.  We live in a society where smartphones seem to be involved in everything we do. If you’re guilty of having lengthy conversations via text, you’re not alone. But, one thing you should never do is engage in text arguments. You can easily hide behind the screen of your phone when

7 Clear Clues You’re Ignoring Red Flags In A Potential Partner

Are you ignoring red flags in your relationship? Unfortunately, this isn’t uncommon. When we fall in love with someone, we get excited about the future. We don’t want to think that it might not work out. The wish that this person is the one takes often takes precedence over our gut instincts that scream otherwise.

What to Do When Your Partner’s Drinking is an Ongoing Fight

Your partner’s drinking again. Before you know it, you are fighting. You keep promising yourself “this is the last time!” Either you are going to leave, or you are going to stop fighting about the drinking. Nevertheless, here you are again. You are frustrated by the situation.  The anger you feel today is fueled by the

Conflict Deja Vu: What to Do When You Have the Same Fight Over & Over

Do you and your partner fight the same fight over and over? You think you’re fighting about one thing. However, what you’re really doing is repeating a pattern. You say the same thing you’ve always said. Your partner gives the same responses. Nothing is resolved. Somehow, the fight comes to an end. It never stays

5 Tips to Boost Interest When You’re Totally Bored with Each Other

When you're totally bored with each other, your disappointment and unhappiness may make you worry. Is it over? What can you do to boost your interest in each other and your relationship? First, don’t panic. Boredom is normal, even in a loving relationship. Our brains are wired for new experiences. There’s even a fancy name