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The Positive Perspective: Dr. Gottman’s Magic Ratio!

By |2020-02-16T22:23:52-05:00May 15th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Browsing The Web, Gottman|Tags: , , |

Wouldn't it be helpful if there was a mathematical formula that couples could shoot for as they consider their negative and positive interactions? Dr. Gottman, known for his careful research into couple interactions, has found [...]

Affair Recovery: One Couple’s Story

By |2019-05-30T18:38:26-04:00April 26th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Browsing The Web, Infidelity|Tags: , , |

Betrayal by a spouse is agonizing and mars every aspect of a marriage. Is affair recovery even possible? Statistics vary but studies show that infidelity does not have to signal a marriage's demise. The Rothrock's of [...]

Disengaged Dan, Snappy Susie*…and EFT

By |2019-02-24T22:53:04-05:00February 8th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Conflict, Couples Counselling, Emotionally Focused Therapy|Tags: , , , , |

Consider Dan and Susan. Dan balances work deadlines and kids’ soccer games. Susan juggles a full time job, parenting responsibilities and a passion for community theater. Lately they’ve been arguing a lot. After the arguments [...]

Brain Science Is Teaching Us About Adult Love

By |2019-02-24T22:52:29-05:00December 17th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Featured, Neuroscience|Tags: , , , |

Poets, song writers, and story tellers have long celebrated love, questioned love, and agonized over love. More recently scientists have begun to study love. Scientists are putting adult love under the microscope and making amazing discoveries [...]

Taming the Tiger: Finishing Fights Well

By |2020-04-10T22:23:48-04:00October 26th, 2009|Categories: Blog, Conflict, Featured|Tags: , , , , |

Think back to the last fight you had with your spouse. Put aside the “what” you were fighting about and zero in on how you felt.

Were you “flooded” with intense emotion? Did you feel physically overwhelmed? Were your [...]