It Takes a Village To Raise a Marriage

You’ve probably heard the saying, ‘It takes a village to raise a child.’ And research confirms that the more positive adult figures a child has as they grow, the better chance they have at maturing into a healthy, successful adult. Well, the same is true for your marriage.  No marriage is an island; there’s a Read more about It Takes a Village To Raise a Marriage[…]

Income Is A Joint Effort

Finances is one of the trickiest topics, especially for married couples. It’s one of the most common points of tension and arguments, and can cause everything from jealousy, to entitlement, to general stress. But it can also be the cause of a lot of pressure, as one or both partners increasingly feel the need to Read more about Income Is A Joint Effort[…]

5 Ways To Make It An Amazing Summer

Summer is a magical season. The kids are out of school, vacations are planned, and everything is sunshine, river rides and watermelon — it’s full of warmth and possibility. As you continue to embrace your summer, there’s a few important things we encourage you to keep in mind. Be fearless — try new things! We’ve mentioned Read more about 5 Ways To Make It An Amazing Summer[…]

The Art of Compromise (For When You Keep Having THAT Fight)

One of the essential elements of the Gottman Theory is the importance of finding a new way to talk about old problems. Their research shows that nearly 70% of all problems in any relationship are perpetual. That’s right — the argument you had the first year of marriage will probably be the one you’re having Read more about The Art of Compromise (For When You Keep Having THAT Fight)[…]

Five Things Your Partner With Anxiety Wants You To Know

If your partner has anxiety, sometimes it can be hard to understand. Things that wouldn’t stress you out make them feel overwhelmed, and your efforts to help, while well-intentioned, might not accomplish what you’re hoping. The most important thing is to talk about these issues, and ask your partner what works for them and what Read more about Five Things Your Partner With Anxiety Wants You To Know[…]

Establishing Rituals of Connection

Have you ever heard the term ‘Rituals of Connection’? These are the rituals you build into your life that connect you with your partner, habits that build relationships and encourage closeness. These rituals are always important in a romantic relationship, but perhaps exceptionally so after experiencing the trauma of an affair. As Eric and I know Read more about Establishing Rituals of Connection[…]