Love is Love

This is a day we gather to remember that no matter the darkness in the world, we tenaciously hold onto the light. So recently having marked the memory of the victims from the Pulse, today we celebrate PRIDE and love in all its many and beautiful forms. I truly believe there is no bad—just fear … Read moreLove is Love

Tips for Keeping Your Co-Parenting Relationship Running Smoothly

The following is a guest post by Tim Backes who is the senior editor for Custody X Change, a custody calendar software solution. There hasn’t been any reimbursement for the posting of this article–but anything that helps co-parents peacefully negotiate a custody calendar sounds like a good idea to me! 🙂   You and your ex may … Read moreTips for Keeping Your Co-Parenting Relationship Running Smoothly

The Good News About Things Not Changing

69% of a couple’s problems or challenges are perpetual. A.k.a., they’re not going to change much over the course of the relationship. This is what couples researcher John Gottman has observed over his 20+ years of studying couple’s behavior. Whatever subject you and your partner have conflict about today, you’re likely to still be having … Read moreThe Good News About Things Not Changing

“I’m Sorry I’m Crying” and Other Things You Don’t Need to Say to Your Therapist

Here’s the scene: A new client enters my office and we say “Hi” and get comfy. I explain a couple of ways we can go about our first meeting: she can ask me some questions or she can tell me a little bit about what’s going on and we can talk about how I might … Read more“I’m Sorry I’m Crying” and Other Things You Don’t Need to Say to Your Therapist