Do You Still Flirt?

When working with people around intimacy, I often assess how a couple flirts.  Flirting between those who are dating is expected, but after years of being married or living together, people forget to flirt or even how to flirt. The reasons for flirting are so important because the lack of it can result in people… Read more »


Is Work Life Balance a Myth?

One recent morning I sat at my desk. It was barely nine o’clock and I was already exhausted. The morning light was streaming in from my office window – it was that low warm almost winter light.  I closed my eyes.  “I will read”, I thought – “Not email – but something to settle me,… Read more »


Timing is Everything …

My decision to return to school and become a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist over ten years ago came at a point in my life where I yearned to learn about relationships and how to help better them for others, and in turn, myself. Since beginning my journey, I have been blessed to continually learn… Read more »


I’m Not in the Mood

Couples go through seasons of feeling too tired to be intimate.  Let’s face it: We are in a society where we are always rushing and have very little down time for ourselves.  Talking hours on the phone with a friend has now been condensed into a few seconds of texting.  We don’t have a lot… Read more »


How Sleeping Naked Can Save Your Marriage … And Why Talking Comes Last

A while ago the beloved and I got in a doozy of an argument.  Now, our arguments are not like four-alarm fires that cause everyone to run for the hills.  That type belonged in my childhood and first marriage.  Our conflicts are a bit more like an oceanic earthquake whose eruption is tempered by the… Read more »