Successful Relationships2019-08-14T23:01:55+00:00

Successful Relationships

Four Ways to be More Mindful During the Holidays

As we approach the peak of the holiday season, we can take a moment to be thankful for another year and time well spent with our loved ones. The holidays come with wonderful opportunities to slow down and enjoy moments with your family, but they often can come at the [...]

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Four Elements Of Satisfying Romantic Relationships

With on-going development and nourishment of the four elements of romantic relationships-- safety, love, shared interests and mutuality--we can keep our relationship feeling fresh, engaging and satisfying. At times, many of us feel that something is missing in our relationship. On some level, we all share similar basic needs, and [...]

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5 Relationship Habits to Commit to for the New Year

Here are five habits that are easy to integrate into your daily life, and will quickly enhance good feelings all around while tempering the challenging ones. Often when we enter the New Year we take time to review where we’ve been, assess where we want to go, and set intentions [...]

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Why Maintaining Your Individuality Can Save Your Relationship

Not being your authentic self in relationship can occur in a variety of ways. Maintaining our individuality while in intimate romantic relationships is an important aspect of developing a healthy and sustainable relational dynamic. Most people want to be in a relationship where they feel a deep sense of love, [...]

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Election Got You Down? 7 Tips To Staying Connected With Your Partner

More than ever, we need to be intimate with each other; tender, caring, and communicative. During the last few weeks, every person I saw in the Bay Area was clearly impacted in some way by the changes in our political climate. As a couples therapist, I witness the impact of [...]

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Rekindle the Spark in Your Relationship

The reason that many of us lose the spark starts with the nature of relationships themselves: They’re always changing. You’re not alone if you wake up one morning and find that the romance is gone in your relationship. One of the most common questions I hear [...]

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