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Avoid ‘Walkaway Wife’ Syndrome with Portland Marriage Counseling

October 28, 2015 by

Here’s a surprising statistic—data from the CDC shows that 80% of divorces are filed by the wife. That means in four out of five marriages, women are the ones to hit the eject button.

What conclusions can we draw from these numbers? I don’t think women are less invested in making marriages ...

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Portland Oregon Marriage Counselor says Divorce Doesn’t Have to Be Contagious

July 11, 2011 by

Is divorce contagious? Although a popular study says “yes”, this Portland Oregon marriage counselor can reassure you that it need not be. The study says that your chances of divorce are 75% higher if your friends or family members announce their split.

Being supportive of your friend and family’s marriages can enhance ...

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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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