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Sleep Your Way to a Better Marriage

May 5, 2018 at 3:31 pm

I snapped at my husband yesterday. “Why the heck didn’t you put the heat on? You can’t keep the house at 60 degrees!” It’s certainly not the first time we’ve squabbled over the temperature in the house and... (more)

Is Money Taxing Your Marriage? 10 Tips to Better Money Matters in your Relationship

March 20, 2018 at 5:11 pm

When I was a kid, tax season meant that my Dad wouldn’t be home for dinner, we’d rarely see him, we couldn’t travel for Spring Break, and Passover (which we celebrate) was all on my Moms shoulders to... (more)

How to Build Trust in your Relationship – Part 3

February 27, 2018 at 9:58 pm

In the first two parts of this three-post series on trust in relationships, I offered seven tips on building trust in your marriage. In this final part, I offer a final set of more advanced tips. Master these... (more)

How to Build Trust in your Relationship – Part 2

February 27, 2018 at 9:49 pm

In the first part of this three-post series on trust in relationships, I offered four simple ways to building such trust in your marriage. In this second part, I offer three more, these dealing with some of the... (more)

How to Build Trust in your Relationship – Part 1

February 27, 2018 at 9:45 pm

Trust is that deep sense you have that your partner has your best interest at heart, which is crucial to the well-being of your relationship. With trust, anything is possible. Without it, your relationship won’t survive, at least... (more)

Lucky In Love and Marriage: What’s Luck Got to do with it?

February 27, 2018 at 5:32 pm

There are many different traditions bestowing luck onto a new bride and groom, such as: The groom breaking a glass under his foot at the end of the ceremony, The bride tucking a sugar cube into her glove... (more)

Don’t You Dare Disagree with Me

July 10, 2017 at 6:17 pm

Every day in my office, I help couples who struggle with conflict and disagreements with their spouse. That’s not new to me as a marriage therapist for over 25 years. What is new, or perhaps intensifying is a... (more)

The Key to Rekindling Romantic Flames is Right at Your Fingertips

March 7, 2017 at 10:53 pm

The Key to Rekindling Romantic Flames is Right at Your Fingertips! Have the fluttery feelings deep in the stomach that told you this person was the one flown away? It’s completely normal when a relationship moves from dating... (more)