Resilient Relationships Blog

A collection of articles from our Journals

Don’t You Dare Disagree with Me

July 10, 2017 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 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)

Stop the Overwhelm!

February 24, 2017 8:26 pm

“If I have to add one more thing to my to do list, I’m going to fall apart!” So many of us feel like that, myself included and we also feel like we never get to the things... (more)

Episode 011: Marriage Minute- 5 Tips to Show Appreciation

February 16, 2017 10:17 am

Big AHA! moments are not the cornerstone of helping relationships change. It’s the small things that have a big impact. Expressing appreciation will change how you see your spouse and will help you really connect to the true... (more)

Episode 006: Is it Chatting or Cheating?

February 15, 2017 7:58 pm

Is it just a platonic friendship? What are the signs that it’s not? Is a physical affair the only way to betray a marriage? Tune in to this episode to learn some of the signs that indicate an... (more)

Episode 005: The Importance of Dating Your Spouse

February 15, 2017 7:52 pm

  Do you put dating your spouse at the bottom of your to do list? Do you think, “Oh, we’ll get back to that once the kids are out of the house”. Join Risa and her very special... (more)

Episode 004: 6 Tips to Make Your New Year Resolutions Stick

February 15, 2017 7:40 pm

Making New Year resolutions is one thing. Remaining resolute and seeing them through is quite another. – Alex Morritt This time of year is stressful! And, if you’re anything like Risa, the pressure to make New Year Resolutions... (more)

Episode 003: This Is Us – When Fear Takes Over

February 15, 2017 7:18 pm

Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we learn here. –Marianne Williamson This is Us…Risa’s favorite show on TV and she just had to talk about the episode called The Trip. Fear takes over and... (more)