relationship advice

How to Keep Your Marriage Close and Exciting

When couples first get together the original “spark” they feel can become the mysterious element that alludes them later in their relationship. While many couples call it quits when they stop feeling that early flame, some stick it out accepting that relationships change, and the initial excitement cannot last in any relationship. Accepting defeat is… Read more »

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The High-Conflict Couple

A Dialectical Behavior Therapy Guide to Finding Peace, Intimacy and Validation.  Alan E. Fruzzetti, Ph.D. Relationships have the power to stir up many emotions. When these emotions become too intense or too hard to handle or control, there are therapeutic methods to alter our behavior and resolve conflicts.  By learning how to calm down and… Read more »

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Helpful Tips on Ending a Fight

There are things we can change in ourselves that will put a stop to endless arguments and pointless fights with our partners. Dr. Lisa Firestone talks about one of the best techniques for getting along in our relationships.

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How We Defend Against Love

Even though we all say we want love, there are many ways we protect ourselves by sabotaging our relationships. Dr. Lisa Firestone explores why and how we act out these destructive patterns with our partners.

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Why We Keep Making the Same Bad Choices

How often find do we find ourselves choosing the same type of partner or winding up in the same seemingly unworkable relationship? Dr. Lisa Firestone explains some of the reasons we make the choices we do, and how this impacts the dynamics in our relationships. Are we choosing the wrong person, or are we sabotaging… Read more »

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Ways to Improve Your Relationship

Psychologist Dr. Lisa Firestone explains some key changes you can make to achieve a closer, more honest and loving form of relating with your partner.

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