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Portland Relationship Therapist: 5 Ways Couples Move on after Infidelity

October 26, 2016 by

For many couples, adultery can feel like a final straw, with no solution but divorce.

However, infidelity can be forgiven, and there are couples that have moved on from the event to lead a happy, loving marriage.

If your marriage has recently been shaken by infidelity and you believe you need professional ...

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Relationship Counseling Can Help If You Don’t Like Your Partner’s Parents

October 11, 2016 by

The stereotype of unbearable in-laws isn’t just for the movies. Many individuals struggle with liking or being accepted by their significant other’s parents or family members.

There’s a multitude of factors that could go into this: your partner’s mother may be overprotective, you might not share the same political or religious views, ...

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5 Bad Retirement Habits According to a Portland Marriage Coach

September 21, 2016 by

 

Statistics show that the “gray divorce” is on the rise. This is a term used to describe older couples getting divorced after retirement or becoming empty nesters. Many factors that lead to gray divorces come from the big transition of retirement and this new phase of life.

When you and your ...

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Oregon Relationship Coach: “So When Are You Getting Married?”

September 6, 2016 by

Weddings can be a lot of fun to attend. You get to dress up, see old friends, and celebrate the promise of eternal love between two people.

But let’s be honest. If you are attending your second, third, or fourth wedding and your +1 is your longtime boyfriend or girlfriend, things can ...

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Portland Marriage Coach: When Is It Ok To Vent About Your Spouse?

August 25, 2016 by

Venting may seem like a healthy way to let out your aggression, but it can create a lot of tension between you and your spouse – as well as your friends and your spouse. Think about it this way. If venting about your spouse is all you do, what are your friends ...

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When Is It Ok To Vent About Your Spouse?

August 10, 2016 by

We’ve all been there: you and your friends are on the phone or out on the town. Your spouse has been bugging you, or you just had a big fight, and you just want to let your emotions out. So you spill to your friends, and an hour later you’ve covered every ...

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Published in Communication Tips

Marriage Coach: 6 Reasons to Clean Your Empty Nest

August 4, 2016 by

If you’re seeking a new project now that you have an empty nest, look no further than your nest itself.

Cleaning, organizing, and going through all of your belongings is no easy feat. And it’s a great project for you and your spouse to tackle for a few different reasons.

Now you ...

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Published in Parenting Tips