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Why do premarital counseling?

In our “have it now society” people often think that immediately living together and then simply getting married is good enough to make it long term. Some even think why marry?  What is often misunderstood is that baggage from ones past that doesn’t get dealt with will cause problems on down the line. When I […]

Boundaries are difficult!

We have all kinds of boundaries around us. We lock our doors…don’t go into roped off areas and don’t barge into fenced off areas. Yet with families and friends it becomes really difficult to keep boundaries and even institute them. Why should you have a boundaries? I talk about it in this video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lekfP5qfBY&feature=emb_title

I don’t care what you think!

People simply don’t know how to disagree well. They try, but they get nervous…upset…. feel threatened. Whatever it is, they stop the argument by stating that they don’t care what you think. This can be hurtful to hear, but it doesn’t REALLY mean they don’t care, it DOES mean something else. I talk about it […]

Spice up your relationship

Now when you read something about “spicing” up your relationship what are you thinking? Most people think sex life or bedroom advice. This has nothing to do with either. What this does have to do with is making your communication better. This is even more important during everyone’s various stay home orders. You are probably […]

Do you feel manipulated?

Parents often tell me that they feel manipulated by their kids. Usually it’s related to something their child wants or doesn’t want to to do. These “conversations” often turn into battles of wills. Sometimes the parents win and sometimes the kids win. Ultimately, if you don’t change anything you do, there are no winners. There […]

Why I deleted TIK TOK after a day

So I did a thing, I downloaded Tik Tok. I had heard a lot about it from my kids and had seen it on other social media apps. I did it without telling my kids. I wanted to get more followers than them and not have them know it. I then wanted to surprise them […]

Couple and family distancing

With this whole stay home order thing going on tensions are rising in relationships. People are literally stuck at home with their kids and significant others. No one can get away from one another by going to school or work. Like it or not, we are being tested in our ability to get along with […]

Virtual Therapy Today

These are trying times for mostly everyone. There are a particular group of people being challenged in a unique way. These are the front-line health care workers and first responders. Due to the kind of work they do, they are not given the option to work from home. They are seeing death and trauma first […]

We are OPEN

I just wanted to reach out to you all and let you know we are still taking on new clients. We are in uncertain times no doubt. I am fairly certain Americans will come out of this current COVID-19 scare stronger and smarter. If history tells us anything it clearly shows we are a resilient […]

Are you quarantined?

WOW….What a time we live in. I would never have thought we as a country would be where we are at today. I also never would have thought Netflix needed to tell me what they were doing about COVID-19, but I digress. I wanted to reach out today and tell you why I am quarantined […]