Category: Couples

Bold Love

February 4, 2014
It’s a given. If you are in a relationship, there will come a time when it will be tough. And it’s not always clear what the right thing is to...

Unspoken Expectations Lead to Disappointment

January 28, 2014
“He’s not calling!!! Why is he not calling?” These words kept running through my mind.  “*Andrew said he would let me know if we were going to hang out tonight,...

But I Expected…

January 21, 2014
“I thought he would buy me roses for Valentine’s Day,” the young woman looked distraught. “He knows they’re my favorite flowers.” She shook her head and sighed.  “He didn’t even...

Positive Resolution of Conflicts

August 12, 2013
In life we are bound to have conflict.  Unfortunately, not all of us have been given the proper tools to know how to deal with conflict in a healthy and...

How Fear Causes Us to Sin

June 24, 2013
So far my blog posts have been neutral on issues of faith.  I do this intentionally so as not to alienate those who are looking for good counseling advice but...

Celebrate!

June 10, 2013
It was an event to celebrate! A wedding was taking place for a couple who had been planning this day for over a year. The room was decorated, the chairs...

Re-Writing our Marriage Contracts

April 30, 2013
I still remember the first time my wife and I went into counseling. Our counselor, having noticed that we sat on opposite sides of his couch, asked us if we...

The Narrow Sidewalk

March 18, 2013
I just passed two couples walking while in my neighborhood. The first couple, togive you a visual picture, was rather ordinary from the first glance. They wore old, dirty tennis...

Affair Confessions: What can you believe?

March 11, 2013
Andy sits at one end of the counseling couch, downcast, head in his hands, elbows on his knees. His gaze finally lifts from the space between his feet to settle...

Can Affairs Save Marriages?

October 3, 2012
I seem to be seeing more-than-the-usual number of articles or books promoting the idea that an affair might be an effective cure for a disappointing marriage. These writers suggest it...
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