Help with Relationships

How Teasing Can Damage Your Connection

January 17, 2019 by

“Don’t tease your partner.” “Teasing is good for healthy relationships.” “If you can’t take teasing, you’re too thin-skinned.” “If your partner hurts your feelings, he or she is insensitive.”

It can be easy to take advice to the extremes. But the reality of teasing is that ...

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Delaware Marriage Counselor Shares New Year’s Resolutions for Your Marriage

December 14, 2018 by

As 2018 comes to a close, many people will reflect on their year and make New Year’s resolutions. We all know the big ones: lose weight, quit smoking, and so on.

New Year’s resolutions are a great opportunity to decide on what you want to change, ...

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Improving Your Financial Health Can Improve the Health of Your Relationship

November 17, 2018 by

You’re probably not surprised to learn that money is a top cause of relationship stress.

But you may be under the impression that earning more would solve your issues. After all, with more money, you’d worry less about what you’re spending!

Unfortunately, having more money doesn’t ...

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How Your Lost Self Influences Your Relationship

September 11, 2018 by

Have you ever wondered why the declaration of love “You complete me” is so powerful?

It is because we all have a Lost Self, a part of ourselves that we have blocked off. If we are fortunate, we can find a partner who helps us reconnect ...

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Delaware Relationship Therapist: How Parents Can Prepare for Back-to-School Together

August 16, 2018 by

Raising children is hard. It is no secret that it can take its toll on any relationship. And it doesn’t get easier when summer vacation ends and you need to convince your kids that an early bedtime is just what they need to prepare for the ...

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The Worst Time to Start a Serious Conversation

May 17, 2018 by

When you have something important to share or discuss with your partner, you may want to tell them as soon as possible. The moment they wake up in the morning. As soon as they walk in the door from work.

And unfortunately, you may end up ...

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