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Five ways to spring clean your relationships

Today is the first day of spring! The air is warmer, and our environment is beginning to reflect all of the life and vitality we miss so much during the winter months. For many of us, spring brings energy and … Continue reading

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The biology of love

Have you ever had the experience of getting home from work to find your partner in a bad mood, and before you know it you are in a bad mood? There is a reason for this. In relationships where we … Continue reading

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Learn the five love languages to deepen the connection with your partner

I have some bad news – you may not be loving your partner the way they want to be loved. Depending on your partner’s love language, they may want you to show your love in a different way. I will … Continue reading

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The secret relationship killer

People who feel bitter and emotionally trapped in their relationship often share one common trait: they choose not to communicate with their partner. Self-expression can make us feel vulnerable and uncomfortable, which is why we can feel anxious about sharing … Continue reading

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3 simple ways for your relationship to stay happy after kids

To have a great relationship after kids, there are three key things you need to know. Based on my experience as a couples therapist, these three tips will support intimacy, connectedness and fondness for one another as you adjust to … Continue reading

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How arguing can improve your relationship

Arguing is not always a bad thing, believe it or not. It’s not whether you argue with your partner, but how you argue, and more importantly how you reconcile after an argument. It’s healthy to have limits, say no and … Continue reading

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7 benefits of marriage counselling

Marriage counselling can be a very powerful way to forgive, heal and reconnect with your partner. Drawn from my experience as a couples therapist, here are 7 benefits of marriage counselling: 1. You get unstuck. Marriage counselling invites you to step … Continue reading

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Learning to stop a fight

Have you ever argued with your partner and couldn’t remember why you were fighting, although you were very upset in the moment? I have clients who will come into therapy and say they’ve had an argument with their partner, but when … Continue reading

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Embrace your partner’s role in your relationship

What role do you play in your relationship? Are you the one who wants space or the one who craves more closeness? In my practice, I have noticed that the roles we have in our relationship can create both balance … Continue reading

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Are couples who sleep apart really better off?

About 30 to 40 % of couples sleep apart, according to recent surveys led by Ryerson University. The surveys suggest that there could be some benefits to sleeping apart, especially among couples who sleep apart because of disturbances like snoring … Continue reading

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