How Much is Too Much Cuddling?

Whether you are mid scoff wondering "who this wacky therapist is claiming negative impacts of cuddling," or the other type, scanning your week to pinpoint all the potentially “too-much” cuddling you may have done, let's pause. Allow me to pull the release valve: cuddles are allowed, abound, and wonderful. [...]

How to Feel More In Love With Your Partner

We know how good it feels to be in love. Remember the first months with your partner where you couldn’t get enough of them? You likely spent many hours of the day remembering moments with them or wondering about them. Most of us have experienced or heard that the ‘in love’ [...]

5 Less-Known Reasons Why Date Night Is Important

I’m sure you’ve heard many times that date nights are important for relationships. Yet you probably still don’t have one that often. (As parents of a 2-year-old, even Liron and I can have trouble finding time for date nights.) You’re probably also well aware of the obvious reasons why date [...]

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 [...]

3 Steps for Ending That Recurring Fight

Relationships evoke some of our deepest longings and needs, such as wanting to feel loved, wanting to feel appreciated, wanting to feel safe. Nobody goes into a relationship looking for a fight. We want love, we want someone who values us, we want safety and a partner we can [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

What’s Your Love Language?

All 5 Love Languages communicate the exact same thing: “I love you. I care about you. You matter to me.” Here are The 5 Love Languages Physical touch Quality time Words of affirmation Acts of service Gifts Turns out there are more languages than English, Spanish, Mandarin, etc. There are [...]

“Falling” in Love, or “Landing” in Love?

With an endless variety of potential 'perfect fits,' how do we know when to stop? We live in a very stimulating era—everything seems to be immediate, instantaneous, and accessible. Whatever we desire is out there and within our reach, as long as we have a few seconds and a Wi-Fi [...]

Love After War: It’s Possible

In order to maintain a healthy long-term sexual relationship, you need to be able to effectively navigate conflict. Do you find yourself mistaking sex for intimacy? Have you fallen in love with someone you hardly know but have fantastic sex with? Do you find yourself using sex to resolve arguments [...]

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