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Solving problems in your marriage: Compromise

Solving problems in your marriage: Compromise

Introduction I’ve got some news for you: Not all problems in your marriage can be solved. Some can be worked through using compromise, and some just don’t have solutions. These may come from differences in personality traits, religion, political opinions,

Bringing up complaints in your relationship: When less is more

Bringing up complaints in your relationship: When less is more

In the exciting, falling in love stage of our relationships, what we want to change in our partners is often furthest from our minds. We’ve got stars in our eyes, we’re wearing rose colored glasses, we’re in the honeymoon stage—pick

Repair attempts: How to preserve your relationship during conflict

Repair attempts: How to preserve your relationship during conflict

Conflict happens. It just does. You and your spouse are not always going to see a situation the same way, you may have different opinions, preferences, and values. And so, you will disagree. It is not realistic to expect that

How to bring up marriage problems: Changing criticism to complaint

How to bring up marriage problems: Changing criticism to complaint

You have conflict with your spouse. Okay, that happens. I’m here to help you know how to you bring up marriage problems in a way that gets you listened to and not dismissed. You may have very good points or

The Marriage Counseling Relationship Checkup

The Marriage Counseling Relationship Checkup

Problems have been building in your marriage for a while. You try talking about it and end up fighting. You try again and end up fighting. Maybe you try to change and you try to ask for change, and you’re

How to offer support through a crisis of faith? Turn up the volume on love

How to offer support through a crisis of faith? Turn up the volume on love

How to offer support through a crisis of faith or change in religion? turn up the volume on love The experience of an individual going through a crisis of faith can send ripples through the family and friend groups connected to

How to love an imperfect partner, or the romance in settling

How to love an imperfect partner, or the romance in settling

How to love an imperfect partner, or The Romance in Settling Let me set the scene for you: I’ve got a couple* sitting on my couch. I like each one of them very much. I’ve spent a few sessions getting

Faith-based therapy: What’s the primary role?

Faith-based therapy: What’s the primary role?

Faith-based therapy: What’s the primary role? This post will give you some things to think about if you are considering Christian marriage counseling, Mormon marriage counseling, Adventist marriage counseling, or any other faith-based marriage counselor. It is quite common for

What makes marriage counseling work

What makes marriage counseling work

What makes marriage counseling work? Some people rave about their marriage counseling experiences and other seem to shudder with dread at the memory of it. Why the difference? If some people have great experiences and some have terrible, what makes

What will marriage counseling be like?

What will marriage counseling be like?

What will marriage counseling be like? If you’ve never done marriage counseling before–or even if you have–you might be wondering, ‘What will marriage counseling be like?’ Marriage counseling is more than just telling your problems to someone or having a