Understanding Sliding vs. Deciding in Relationships
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Understanding Sliding vs. Deciding in Relationships

Understanding Sliding vs. Deciding in Relationships Which One are You Doing? Have you ever felt like you were going through the motions in your relationship? Relationships are complex dynamics that evolve through various stages and decisions. One of the critical concepts in modern relationship psychology is understanding the difference between “sliding” and “deciding.” These terms,…

What to Do When Your Marriage Falls Flat? Commitment to Unity
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What to Do When Your Marriage Falls Flat? Commitment to Unity

What to Do When Your Marriage Falls Flat? Commitment to Unity In every marriage, there are ebbs and flows, highs and lows. But what happens when your marriage feels perpetually stuck in a low? When does the connection that once felt electrifying now seem to barely flicker? Many couples find themselves in this situation, wondering,…

Understanding Attachment Styles and Their Impact Relationships
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Understanding Attachment Styles and Their Impact Relationships

Understanding Attachment Styles and Their Impact on Relationships Do you have an “attachment style?” Yes, we all do. Knowing yours and that of your partner can be instrumental in the foundation building of your relationship.  Attachment theory, a cornerstone of psychological research, offers invaluable insights into the dynamics of human relationships. Originating from the work of…

Why Does Love Fade? Understand the Journey and Make it Last
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Why Does Love Fade? Understand the Journey and Make it Last

Why Does Love Fade? Understand the Journey and Make it Last Films often portray love as a fairytale adventure of joy and passion endlessly fulfilling for both partners. Love, in its essence, is a dynamic and evolving emotion. Yet, many couples find themselves grappling with a gradual decline in the intensity of their affection over…

Renewing Romance: Embracing a New Year of Love and Partnership
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Renewing Romance: Embracing a New Year of Love and Partnership

RRenewing Romance Embracing a New Year of Love and Partnership As we welcome the New Year, it’s a beautiful opportunity for couples to refresh and rejuvenate their love. This time of year is about making individual resolutions and setting goals and intentions as a couple to strengthen your bond. But relationships take work no matter…

Building lasting love with Gottman Couples Therapy
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Building lasting love with Gottman Couples Therapy

Building Lasting Love Understanding the Gottman Method and the Role of Emily Abeledo in Couples Therapy In the intricate dance of relationships, maintaining a strong and healthy connection with your partner can sometimes be challenging. Fortunately, there are evidence-based therapeutic approaches that can help couples navigate the complexities of love and build a foundation for lasting…

Rebuilding Trust After Infidelity: A Journey to Stronger Relationships
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Rebuilding Trust After Infidelity: A Journey to Stronger Relationships

Rebuilding Trust After Infidelity A Journey to Stronger Relationships Infidelity can be a devastating blow to any relationship. The pain, betrayal, and broken trust can seem insurmountable. However, as a therapist specializing in relationship counseling, I have had the privilege of helping numerous couples navigate this treacherous terrain and emerge stronger, more connected, and more…

Unpacking Therapy: A Typical Session
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Unpacking Therapy: A Typical Session

Unpacking Therapy A Typical Session In today’s article, I want to take you inside a typical therapy session to shed light on how it can help individuals overcome their challenges. The story revolves around Alex, a client dealing with anxiety. The Situation: Alex, a 30-year-old professional, reached out to me struggling with crippling anxiety that was…

Rekindling Love: A Journey of Healing and Connection
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Rekindling Love: A Journey of Healing and Connection

Rekindling Love A Journey of Healing and Connection As a couples therapist, I have had the privilege of witnessing countless couples transform their relationships through therapy. Today, I want to share with you the story of Sarah and David (names changed to protect their privacy), a couple who came to me seeking help to save…