Take the 30 Day Challenge – Save Your Marriage from the Tyranny of the Urgent

The other day, I was talking to a young colleague of mine – freshly minted with a marriage and a thriving clinical practice.  Life was busy and good … and all laid out.  A new house and kids were next on the agenda. “Yep, and then” I thought, “life gets nutso!!” Listening to her was…

Coping with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Obesity Hair growth on face, chest Acne Infertility Irregular menstrual cycles Male pattern baldness and more …..   These issues can be difficult to manage.  Many women with PCOS tell me that they eat correctly and work out but always struggle with weight.  Women also have shared with me the devastation they feel when they…

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…

5 Ways You May Be Slowly Destroying Your Marriage

These days, while I still have a clinical practice, I do even more clinical supervision (helping other clinicians to be better couples, sex and spiritual intimacy therapists).  The other day I was staffing a case with one of my supervisees that was all too familiar.  It was of a couple married 23 years with two…