Have you ever wondered if an investment will be profitable over time with the ups and downs of an unsteady market? Making wise investment requires intentional understanding of the environment and discipline in riding out occasional instability. Much like financial investment, relational investment can be
These days, the word “trauma” has become commonplace, often describing any number of minor discomforts. As a result, the notion of being traumatized by a partner’s betrayal might seem like an exaggeration, minimizing the validity of this life altering reality for many who are significantly
One of the more common complaints I hear among my couples, particularly those with sexual desire differences, is a lack of romance. What is romance? Why is it so important? What is Romance? I like to describe romance as “words or actions that create a
Clients who have betrayed their partners through infidelity, emotional affair, pornography use, or other acting out behaviors often question if or how much they should confess to their loved one. Wouldn’t the full truth cause more hurt and prolong healing and repair of the relationship?
Have you ever heard of Pavlov’s Dogs? Ivan Pavlov was a Russian psychologist practicing in the late 1800’s. He conducted an experiment where he taught dogs to salivate at the sound of a bell. That experiment led to an expansive understanding of how our brains,
I remember going to the local rodeo in our hometown that has a large military population.
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Special to Principle Skills By Michelle Peterson If you’re considering getting married later in life, you aren’t alone. Increasingly, people are choosing to tie the knot in their senior years. A late-life marriage brings some benefits. For example, both parties will likely be more financially
By Amanda Linan, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Some couples who seek counseling worry that they may have waited too long. Can their relationship be saved or is it beyond repair? That’s a tough question to answer for many reasons. Some may say it is never
By Caralee Frederic, LCSW & Certified Gottman Therapist Resolve To Do Better In Your Relationship Twenty-one months. That’s how long we have been living with the COVID-19 pandemic. So much has been lost. As we enter a new year, I’d like to reflect on what
By Caralee Frederic, LCSW One Partner ‘Leaning Out’ A new survey released last month shows the Covid-19 pandemic has, as predicted, increased the demand for divorce. About 45% said the main reason for the divorces was the “enforced isolation” with the spouse. Tension in the home,
By Caralee Frederic, LCSW To understand how trauma affects the way we relate to our loved ones, we must first understand the components of a sound relationship. The Gottman Sound Relationship House Theory The Sound Relationship House is a useful framework for understanding the