The Trauma of Betrayal

  Infidelity fractures the very foundation of a marriage. The discovery of a partner’s betrayal and infidelity is devastating because it shatters basic assumptions about the security we expect in committed relationships.The disorienting after effects of this trauma of betrayal resemble the psychic disorientation and confusion that we see in victims of earthquakes or other [...]

By |2020-10-30T18:30:21+00:00June 19th, 2019|Communication in Relationships, Marriage Therapy, Relationship Counseling|Comments Off on The Trauma of Betrayal

Unlocking Intimacy-Assumptions in Relationships

    “Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.” ― Isaac Asimov   When we assume something about a situation, we are working with only a portion of the puzzle pieces to the situation. The gaps in the puzzle get filled in [...]

By |2020-10-30T18:30:21+00:00January 16th, 2019|Communication in Relationships, Marriage Therapy, Relationship Counseling|Comments Off on Unlocking Intimacy-Assumptions in Relationships

LONELINESS TO CONNECTION

We all yearn for closeness...to connect                           Frieda Fromm-Reichmann describes loneliness as “the want of intimacy”.  Loneliness is often is associated with a feeling of abandonment; that that painful, scary feeling, which most all of us have experienced at some point. Whenever we are [...]

By |2020-10-30T18:30:21+00:00December 1st, 2017|Communication in Relationships, Growth and Change, Relationship Counseling, Uncategorized|Comments Off on LONELINESS TO CONNECTION

Communication in Relationships

             I Know What You Are Thinking.....       As human beings, we are terrible at mind reading! So often, the assumptions we make about the other’s thoughts, motivations, feelings are really more about us than the other person.  But the thing is, our assumptions about the motives and [...]

By |2020-10-30T18:30:22+00:00September 1st, 2015|Communication in Relationships|Comments Off on Communication in Relationships
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