How to Support a Partner Through a Traumatic Event

Has your partner recently suffered a traumatic event? Are you trying to help them cope while learning to cope with the pain yourself? Learning how to support a partner can be the most empathetic gift you can offer them. When we are in a relationship, and a traumatic or [...]

A Short Guide for Affair Recovery

  If you discover that your partner is having an affair, does it mean that the relationship is over? For many couples, the belief is that discovering an affair means the relationship is over. However, it depends on the reasons for the affair, and the current communication style within [...]

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 [...]

The Gifts of Relationship

All of those relationships have prepared me for where I am now and helped me to be in a beautiful, growth-oriented and loving relationship.When a relationship ends, we can experience significant loss and grief in the absence of love, connection and companionship. Feeling the pain of being left or leaving [...]

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 [...]

PACT: Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy

PACT (Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy) is a type of couples therapy that quickly gets to the heart of what’s happening with conflict and tension in your relationship. What is PACT? Imagine an issue you have with your partner. You are so darn MAD about it and you don’t [...]

5 Tips To Survive The Holidays With Your Partner

Any problem, big or small, within a family, always seems to start with bad communication. Someone isn't listening. ~Emma Thompson Do you and your partner fight before a family event? Is there one family member who just sets you off? Family gatherings are stressful; juggling hopes for a good [...]

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 [...]

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