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There’s Always Hope: Take These Steps to Fix Your Broken Marriage

There’s Always Hope: Take These Steps to Fix Your B...

You and your spouse are fighting all the time. It’s hard to remember what you ever loved about them. You feel frustrated, hopeless, and angry. Your broken marriage has brought you to such a point of desperation that you wonder if divorce is the only way out. Take heart and have hope, because it’s not…

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Are You Taking Your Relationship for Granted? It’s ...

Every long-term relationship has the potential to get a little stale after a while. We might think that this happens because we know the other person so well that there aren’t many surprises anymore. But the truth is that things get stale when you take your relationship for granted. Unfortunately, continuing down the path of…

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How to Identify & Express Your Needs in a Relati...

Does it feel like something is missing in your relationship? But perhaps you’re not sure how to express this to your significant other in a way that gets results, and doesn’t end up in a fight? Effective communication in relationships is essential for satisfaction and long-term connection. Communication is key, but before you can communicate,…

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Why Do Perfectly Normal Kids Go Crazy When They Becom...

Shannon can’t believe her daughter, Liza, is in high school. It seems like just yesterday Liza was a toddler stumbling around their house, saying things that made everyone laugh. As Liza has grown up, Shannon proudly tells her friends how close the two of them are; they talk about everything. Shannon hoped their relationship would…

Disconnected from Your Partner? Learn How to Reconnect

Disconnected from Your Partner? Learn How to Reconnec...

Gabe and Jenny have been married for three years. They understand and care about each other. They know how to make each other laugh.   Gabe has been going back to school to get his PhD for a few years now, butre lately he feels so consumed by his work that it’s difficult to connect…

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Do You Feel More Like Roommates Than a Couple? Learn ...

Has the relationship between you and your partner become routine and stale? Do you seem to be merely co-existing? Now is the time to do something about it! Although each relationship is unique, some common signs emerge when things go stale: feelings of separation or loneliness, an unfulfilling connection, a lack of communication, unproductive routines, and…

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How to Cope with Divorce

How to Cope with Divorce As a licensed mental health professional in Houston, I work with many individuals, couples, and families who are affected by divorce. I have developed this list of survival strategies for people who are experiencing divorce. If you or someone you love is in this situation, I hope these ideas will…

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29 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Relationship

Why do some relationships last forever and others fall apart? Here are some ways you can make your partner feel appreciated again and maintain a healthy relationship.   Treat your partner as you would your boss, best friend, or best customer. Think about what your partner wants and give it to him or her. Think of…

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Improve Your Relationship Through Affirmation

Most of us are good at noticing when someone steps on our toes, but we are unaware of how often they go out of their way to avoid doing so.   It is common for us humans to notice the negative, whether in our own minds (paying attention to what you did wrong vs. what…