marriage counselors

Marriage Counselors in Portland, Oregon on 5 Secrets of Successful Step Families

June 11, 2010 by

Marriage counselors in Portland, Oregon, work regularly with step family issues in order to help couples succeed at remarriage.  The divorce rate in couples who remarry with children is even higher that the rate for first marriages. There is an excellent collection of free resources for step families at the website , ...

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Marriage Counselors see problems with "And the Two Shall Become One"

June 7, 2010 by

Marriage counselors often hear a couple’s pain over unmet expectations. “And the two shall become one…” words that most of us have heard from the Bible at a wedding ceremony, exemplify some common expectations. Does this mean that our marriage union will become the focus of our lives?  What happens when partners ...

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Relationship Advice: Shyness Negatively Affects Marital Quality

May 23, 2010 by

Two studies in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin claims shyness can influence the quality of an ongoing relationship - even one as important as marriage. Good relationship advice might be to consider the impact of your personality on your marriage. Marriage counselors are keenly aware of the extent to which a person's ...

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