Many people are in unhealthy relationships today, but stay because the relationship feels “normal”. There is a fundamental difference in what is normal and what is healthy. You may have seen unhealthy relationships when you were growing up and therefore it seems normal. Therefore, you may have found yourself repeatedly in negative relationships. It may […]Read More Am I in an unhealthy relationship? 50 signs that your relationship is unhealthy.
This year decide to do something different with your goals for the new year. Many times we have goals for the new year just for them to go by the wayside. I am sure you had all the intentions in the world to follow through with your goals for the year. Unfortunately, the next year […]Read More Goals for 2018. New Years resolution.
“I do not know how I am supposed to make it through the Holidays”, “I have four family functions that I have to fake it through”, “This is the first Christmas without her being around”, “I am not going to be able to face my family”. The Holidays can be a joyous time, but can […]Read More How do I navigate the Holidays?
Statistically speaking couples who receive premarital counseling had a 30% higher marital success rate than those who did not. Premarital counseling is more educational in nature and last about 8 sessions on average. The top 5 sources of conflict once married are finances, chores, work, sex, and communication. Premarital counseling is helpful in educating couples […]Read More Is premarital counseling helpful?
“I feel like you don’t understand me.” “We constantly fight about the same things.” “I don’t like conflict”. These are common complaints of people who are in conflict. The number one issue in many relationships is poor communication. Many people seek to find the answer of how to communicate more effectively. Being able to communicate in […]Read More I want to be heard: A guide to assertive communication.
When you first look into you little one’s eyes there is a wide arrange of emotions and feelings. With a new baby comes new highs and lows. As a new mom, you have new anticipations, desires, and emotions. You may feel like a total wreck and have yet to gather your footing. You may wonder, […]Read More Finding the “new you”: New mom transitions.
Do you find saying no hard? Do you feel guilty for changing set plans? Do you keep your feelings to yourself to keep from “make waves”? These thoughts are common for many people in their relationships. Fortunately, putting proper boundaries in place can alleviate these uncomfortable feelings. A boundary can be defined as the ability to […]Read More Establishing Healthy Relationship Boundaries