Couples counseling

A Marriage Coach Shares the 7 Best Pieces of Marriage Advice from Senior Couples

June 1, 2016 by

Marriage is not always easy, but it is a commitment made to last a lifetime. The longer you’re married, the more you’ll learn about what it takes to have a happy, successful relationship with your partner.

To that end, today we’re going to look at some advice from couples who have been ...

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Couples Counseling Can Help Ease Transition into Retirement

July 21, 2011 by

Couples counseling may not be the first thing you think of when embarking on retirement, but you may be surprised how much of an impact this life change has on your relationship. You may be surprised to find yourself needing relationship advice after being together for so long. After all, this is ...

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Couples Counseling: Societal Pressures Can Worsen LGBT Relationship Problems

May 31, 2011 by

Couples counseling shows that, regardless of background, most couples in distress tend to be facing common relationship problems – issues with communication, intimacy, handling conflict, and their significant other’s family. Just by themselves, these types of stressors can disrupt any relationship, but if you’re in an LGBT relationship, any problems you encounter ...

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Couples Counseling: Dont Let Empty Nest Syndrome Destroy Your Marriage

May 16, 2011 by

Couples counseling can help you work through the feelings of loss and loneliness that parents often experience when children leave the home for good. Though not often cited as a reason for divorce, empty nest syndrome can put a great strain on your marriage. In fact, there has been a steady increase ...

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Relationship Problems: Emotional Affairs Are a Serious Issue

May 5, 2011 by

Some relationship problems aren’t taken as seriously as others. Emotional affairs are one such issue. Because you are not cheating on your partner sexually, you may think it’s not a problem, but the truth is an emotional affair can be just as damaging as a physical one, and you may need couples ...

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Portland Marriage Counselor on Sexual Desire and Women

November 1, 2010 by

This Portland marriage counselor hears regularly the sad truth about lagging sexual desire in women. My female clients feel not only guilty that they don’t feel a spark often enough, but they also feel disappointed and cheated.  In an article in Psychology Today explains that while most men have a sexual response ...

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Portland Marriage Counselor Says Your Marriage Needs Help!

August 23, 2010 by

This Portland marriage counselor was interested in an a recent article in the New York Times . The author firsts asks us, does your marriage need therapy? She then goes on to say, “if you are like most people, the correct answer may well be yes, but your answer will be no”. ...

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