Love & Marriage

  • Dr. Jan Anderson
    Empathy 101 for A-Holes:  A Love Story Empathy 101 for A-Holes:  A Love Story

    Empathy 101 for A-Holes:  A Love Story

Empathy 101 for A-Holes:  A Love Story

 

“The reason I’m here is my wife is unhappy with me.  I’m worried about her because I think she’s really depressed.  It’s not like her to lie around all the time.  She’s still taking good care of the kids, but just about everything else has tanked.” 

It wasn’t an unusual way for a counseling session […]

By |October, 17th, 2021|Love & Marriage, Personal Growth, Relationships|Comments Off on Empathy 101 for A-Holes:  A Love Story
  • The Argument Antidote The Argument Antidote

    The Argument Antidote

The Argument Antidote

“There’s absolutely no hope for this relationship,” I thought to myself, with a sinking feeling. (more…)

By |October, 23rd, 2020|Love & Marriage, Relationships, Success|Comments Off on The Argument Antidote
  • Considering Divorce
    It Starts with a Secret: Anatomy of a Breakup It Starts with a Secret: Anatomy of a Breakup

    It Starts with a Secret: Anatomy of a Breakup

It Starts with a Secret: Anatomy of a Breakup

It starts with a secret— a decision you make in the quiet recesses of your own mind. This decision will redefine your relationship and will undoubtedly affect your partner, but you keep it to yourself. (more…)

By |February, 29th, 2020|Love & Marriage, Relationships|Comments Off on It Starts with a Secret: Anatomy of a Breakup
  • Divorce
    THE DIVORCE DILEMMA: How Do I Know Whether To Stay Or Go? THE DIVORCE DILEMMA: How Do I Know Whether To Stay Or Go?

    THE DIVORCE DILEMMA: How Do I Know Whether To Stay Or Go?

THE DIVORCE DILEMMA: How Do I Know Whether To Stay Or Go?

While I was going through my messy divorce I was stunned to run across a book called “The Good Divorce.”  Hello?  Who does that?

No matter how you cut it, divorce is not an easy solution.  It’s not easy emotionally and the stakes are high financially and legally.  In fact, divorce is the second […]

By |November, 6th, 2019|Love & Marriage|Comments Off on THE DIVORCE DILEMMA: How Do I Know Whether To Stay Or Go?
  • #couples
    How Treating Your Spouse Like a Stranger Can Improve Your Relationship How Treating Your Spouse Like a Stranger Can Improve Your Relationship

    How Treating Your Spouse Like a Stranger Can Improve Your Relationship

How Treating Your Spouse Like a Stranger Can Improve Your Relationship

“Go out on a date together,” marriage counselors encourage couples.  A good idea in theory, right? (more…)

By |February, 5th, 2019|Love & Marriage|Comments Off on How Treating Your Spouse Like a Stranger Can Improve Your Relationship
  • Relationship Repair:  How to Rewind Love Relationship Repair:  How to Rewind Love

    Relationship Repair: How to Rewind Love

Relationship Repair: How to Rewind Love

“You can’t fast-forward heartbreak and you can’t rewind love– and that’s just one big bummer,” according to comedienne Chelsea Handler.  (more…)

By |June, 18th, 2018|Love & Marriage|Comments Off on Relationship Repair: How to Rewind Love
  • Are Women Really Better at Relationships? Are Women Really Better at Relationships?

    Are Women Really Better at Relationships?

Are Women Really Better at Relationships?

It was with equal amounts of anticipation and dread that I read the R. Chase article “What Men Want.”  I laughed out loud when I read the following exchange between the author and a male friend:

“I once had a conversation with a friend of mine about women.  We were talking about a girl that, while extremely attractive, was a […]

By |July, 2nd, 2016|Love & Marriage|Comments Off on Are Women Really Better at Relationships?
  • How to Be in a Relationship — Without Losing Yourself How to Be in a Relationship — Without Losing Yourself

    How to Be in a Relationship — Without Losing Yourself

How to Be in a Relationship — Without Losing Yourself

Having love in our lives is important to most of us. Numerous studies indicate that intimate relationships are the single most important source of life satisfaction. (more…)

By |February, 2nd, 2016|Love & Marriage|Comments Off on How to Be in a Relationship — Without Losing Yourself