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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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Portland Relationship Counselor: When Sex Becomes Sex Addiction

December 5, 2011 by

As a Portland relationship counselor, I’ve noticed that the recent high profile cases of sex addiction – David Duchovny, Jesse James, and Tiger Woods – have left people with more questions than answers about the disorder. Some falsely believe that simply having an affair means you are a sex addict, but that’s ...

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Portland Relationship Counselor Says Make Time to Avoid Affairs, Part V

March 10, 2011 by

My years as a Portland relationship counselor have taught me that the best marriage enhancement is spending time quality together. Nothing else helps as much to avoid affairs or divorce. If you are like most couples you experience multiple challenges to finding that time. In the last blog I addressed the interference ...

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Portland Relationship Counselor Says Make Time to Avoid Affairs, Part IV

March 8, 2011 by

My years as a Portland relationship counselor have taught me that the best marriage enhancement is spending time quality together. Nothing else helps as much to avoid affairs or divorce. If you are like most couples you experience multiple challenges to finding that time. One major time drain is the interference of ...

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Portland Relationship Counselor Says Make Time to Avoid Affairs, Part III

February 28, 2011 by

Avoiding affairs takes more than good intentions. Being a Portland relationship counselor taught me that you must make regular deposits into the relationship savings account. Couples need to face and remove the obstacles to spending time together before damage is done.

Today let’s look at the ways in which “Consumer Culture” creates ...

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Portland Relationship Counselor Says Make Time to Avoid Affairs, Part II

February 24, 2011 by

Avoiding affairs takes more than good intentions. Being a Portland relationship counselor taught me that you must make regular deposits into the relationship savings account. Couples need to face the obstacles to spending time together, and remove the obstacles before damage is done. As  I continue the series I share liberally here ...

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Portland Relationship Counselor says Make TIME to Avoid Affairs, Part I

February 21, 2011 by

This Portland relationship counselor knows that marriages require an investment of time. The BEST way to prevent affairs is taking the action many people resist…sacrificing other interests in order to spend time with your partner. In his book Take Back Your Marriage, author Bill Doherty sums up the problem and the solution ...

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