Are you in a toxic relationship? Struggling with emotional intimacy? Does your husband value you? Looking to deepen intimacy in your marriage? Has trust been broken in your relationship? Wondering why your spouse or partner is emotionally unavailable? Or are you single and looking for dating advice or help creating new relationships? On this blog you’ll find practical insights and advice on many different relationship issues from us and other relationship experts.


Communication Skills


Emotional Intimacy

Improve Marriage

Long Distance Relationship

Toxic Relationship


Trust and Trauma

Relationships in the Digital Age

          Some time back, my daughter asked me to rub her back. I noticed myself hesitate. My addiction to my phone took over - I wanted to keep doing emails, checking Facebook, and beating people I didn’t even know at Scrabble. I had to...

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The Importance of Feeling Heard

Just last week, a woman sent me an email saying, “I am so sad and frustrated that my husband doesn’t listen to what I say!” Many couples who call us for coaching say they want help with their communication. They feel unheard and misunderstood. When they talk to their...

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The Victim Strategy in Relationship

What is your first response when you hit a wall? When your partner disappoints you or when you don’t get what you want? Do you … Back off in defeat? Get angry and lash out? Feel hurt and freeze up? Question your own choices? Blame, complain or fight? Quietly rehearse...

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The Purpose of Your Relationship

          When I was in college, a girlfriend and I went on a trip to the East Coast. When we arrived at our destination, we were quite surprised to find out we had very different expectations of our trip. This resulted in a great deal of...

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A Netflix Relationship Just Like Yours

        Sonika and I enjoy a good series as much as the next binge watcher. Given our profession, it’s perhaps not surprising that we like shows where human relationships are front and center, such as This Is Us and A Million Little Things. But...

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Working as a Team in Your Relationship

        I have had a lot of experiences in life when I made a decision to do something that I knew my partner didn’t want me to do. Each time, the satisfaction of getting what I wanted was short lived, followed quickly by fights and upsets that...

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