Anatomically Different...Intimately

In the most essential sexual act, men and women are unequal and different.…


The Avoidant Partner

Some people avoid intimacy.  Strangely, these people still form intimate…


Emotional Safety

Marriage is a wonderful institution.  But who would want to live in an…


Questions Couples Should Ask (Or Wish They Had) Before Marrying

Published: New York Times December 17, 2006 (Added to by Andrew Aaron, LICSW)…


Anatomy of Commitment

When lost in a delicious fog of love, many lovers propose the commitment of…


Battling Desire Discrepancy

 In terms of time allotment, sex is not a huge part of how a couple spends…


The Cheating Heart

     As long as there are other men and women, some spouses will stray.…


Making Love Throughout the Day

    In our quest to create for ourselves the kind of love that is deep and…


Openness to Influence

Imagine if you need changes from your spouse or partner, such as spending more…


No Time Like the Present

The past is riddled with hurtful events.  The pain from any event is only fully…


Nasty Affair: Cheating Prevention

What happens when a person gets under the sheets with someone other than his or…


Love is Perfect

Love is perfect and we are not.  Our humaneness is at the center of our…


Gridlock: It's Knot Love

Romantic couples have a bad habit of getting tied up in knots. Each partner…


Why Do We Marry?

Why do we marry? It is a crazy thing to do. Talk to most married people and you…


The Queen and the King

Upon checking into a five-star hotel, guests are quick to notice the royal…


Enticing Love to Stay

Falling in love is easy, but staying in love isn't.  A life without sharing…


Couples Therapy

In relationship therapy, also called marriage counseling by many, couples seek…


Communication: More Than Just Talk

     Time and again couples enter relationship therapy (marriage counseling to…


Offer Understanding Not Advice

There are many different ways to love.  While all of them have value, each has…