Resilient Relationships Blog

A collection of articles from our Journals

Promoting Gratitude in your Relationships

November 8, 2018 9:42 am

In addition to the change of the season and the coming holidays, the month of November always gets me thinking more about the idea of gratitude. I see the word littered in the holiday section of most stores,... (more)

When problem-solving is the problem

October 17, 2018 8:20 am

I work with many couples who want to improve on conflict resolution and problem-solving, but feel stuck in their interactions. I usually hear something like this: “I like to address the problem right in the moment and talk... (more)

If my partner REALLY knew me

September 5, 2018 1:48 pm

If My Partner Really Knew Me, If They Really Cared, They Would Just Know… By Samantha Steininger, LGMFT My first wedding anniversary fell as I was approaching the end of my time in graduate school earning my Master’s degree... (more)

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

March 20, 2018 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 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 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 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 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)