Why We Have Lousy Relationships?

Why do we end up with our partners? Why am I not finding a suitable partner? It is easy to look outside of ourselves and say stuff like “all men fear commitment” or “all women are looking for perfection that doesn’t exist.” However, who we end up with says a lot about who we are.… Read More

The Ongoing Struggle An elder was teaching his students about life. He talked about his inner struggle. He told them: “Inside of me there are two dogs. One of the dogs is mean and evil. He wants me to fail and be miserable. The other dog is good and kind. He wants me to be… Read More

If You’ve Got the Issues, I’ve Got the Tissues This title is not original. In fact, it is an expression that has been around for a long time. I think the title is negative in tone. It mocks crying. It mocks tissues. Tissues are sacred. They shouldn’t be mocked. I buy a case of them,… Read More

Fifty-Two Free Fun Facts From A Marriage Counselor Doing marriage therapy is a high-stakes endeavor, with lots of potential to change people’s lives. If divorce occurs, kids can have their childhoods turned upside down, the financial ramifications are huge, and multiple generations are impacted forever. I have treated thousands of couples, and, when a marriage… Read More

Why Play Therapy is Really, Really Stupid Play therapists believe the way to help a child is through accessing their “inner world” via play.  They get on the floor and play board games with the children, play in sandboxes and dollhouses, have the kids do drawings and make other forms of art work, and engage… Read More