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Can Marriage Education Be Romantic? This marriage counselor thinks so…

May 12, 2010 by

Marriage Education is often viewed as not being romantic, that the presentation of facts and the discussion of issues doesn't lend itself to being a romantic pursuit. This marriage educator begs to differ. ...

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Portland Marriage Counseling helps stop Idiocy!

April 17, 2010 by

In Portland marriage counseling, I do not usually see couple’s problems as a laughing matter. Maybe you, like millions of Americans, have joined the audience of the new television show, The Marriage Ref. Although a specialist in marriage counseling, I haven’t watched the show and I mixed feelings about the premise.

However, I ...

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An Oregon Marriage Counseling Tip: Take Recovery Time and Have a “Do-Over”

April 7, 2010 by

Even the most practiced skills can go right out the window when a couple has an argument. What can couples do when they find themselves triggered and defensive? Have a “do-over”! ...

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Relationship Advice: The Bank Account that Can Save your Marriage

September 28, 2009 by

Relationship advice and money go together don’t you think? I read a really neat article recently with some very sound advice that might end up saving your marriage. It is by Karin Mizgala, a Vancouver-based financial planner with an MBA and a degree in psychology.

Many of my clients ask me if ...

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Published in Relationship Tips