Conflict can be so intense some couples retreat into silence. Will this resolve conflict? Probably not...
Far too many people imagine a responsive lover is someone who reacts well to sexual stimuli or their partner’s sexual desire. While responsive is defined as “reacting to suggestions, influences, appeals, or efforts”, a responsive [...]
Talking during sex is a nice way to nurture sexual intimacy in a relationship. But bedroom conversation is uncomfortable for many. A post on the Gottoman Institute Relationship Blog a few years ago, (the post isn't [...]
Want to grow your practice? Interested in growing your therapy skills? Consider couples therapy as a specialty and train in Emotionally Focused Therapy. The way to becoming an EFT therapist is through ICEEFT, the umbrella organization for [...]
AshleyMadison.com is an online dating site that invites people in committed relationships to “have an affair, life is short.” Last August the website’s database was leaked, exposing 30 million customers’ personal information. For a few [...]
Successful cross-cultural couples are curious about their partner’s culture. They don't presume their partner shares their assumptions about how things should be in a relationship. They delight in exploring their differences, and this helps them steer their way through many differences and misunderstandings.
But partners in a healthy cross-cultural [...]
Is internet porn adversely affecting someone you know? The airwaves in both the US and Canada have been giving this topic a good amount of "fear-mongering" attention of late. So perhaps it comes as no [...]
So, you’re a committed couple. Congratulations! You live together. Great! But you're talking about sleeping in separate beds. And you're worried this will bode poorly for your relationship. Competing studies about this very issue come [...]