Posts Categorized: Relationships

Top Reasons to Attend Premarital Therapy

Therapy isn’t just for when things are going wrong. Attending therapy can be helpful for many reasons and it can be beneficial to attend therapy with your partner before saying I do. In fact, premarital counseling has been known to prevent divorces and lead to a happy and lasting marriage. Strong Communication Skills A successful… Read more »

When to Start Couples Therapy

People go to therapy for many reasons and since relationships can be difficult, therapy is a helpful way to get you through the tough times. But, when do you know it is the right time to start couples therapy? First, it is OK to have to go to therapy. Admitting that your relationship has its… Read more »

Secrets to a Lasting Marriage

It might be hard to believe, but people can still achieve a lasting marriage in a time where divorce is becoming more and more prevalent. However, with love, trust and understanding, you can celebrate a long marriage with your loved one, and well into the golden years. Communication Any successful relationship needs strong communication. Always… Read more »

When is the Right Time to Get Married?

Is there ever a right time to get married? According to some experts, the answer is yes! So, how long should you give it before saying “I Do” to the one you love? Below, we’ll look at the ways to determine when you should consider getting hitched. Couple’s should wait at least three years Research… Read more »

Dealing a Blow to Toxic Communication: Countering the Four Horsemen

Toxic forms of communication are poisonous to relationships. Relationships characterized by criticism, contempt, defensiveness and/or stonewalling create an environment that doesn’t allow for happiness or the successful resolution of conflict – a normal part of any relationship. This is likely a key component as to why so many couples look for counseling nowadays. John Gottman… Read more »