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Embrace Your Role

Love is three things: acceptance, understanding and tolerance of who your partner is. During my couple’s counselling sessions, often one partner complains about the other. Most often, the partner who complains tries to turn the other into a reflection of … Continue reading

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Are you sick of her living in the past?

With many of the couples I counsel, I’ve noticed men complain about women bringing up the past. Yes men sometimes live in the past too, but for some reason, this tends to be more of a female tendency. Before criticizing … Continue reading

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Understanding the Brain and Your Relationship

Did you know that the first 8 weeks after conception, an embryo’s brain is always female? After 8 weeks, the embryo either continues to develop as a female, or there may be a huge testosterone surge to become male. If … Continue reading

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Let Go… and Cry!

Many people have a difficult time crying. A lot of my clients fear that if they start crying, they won’t be able to stop. Instead of crying, they bottle up their emotions, with no outlet. Crying accompanies many emotions; anger, … Continue reading

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Are You in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship?

Physical abuse in relationships is easy to define. If you are being slapped, punched, kicked, or physically harmed in any way, it is important to seek help and escape from the relationship. This should involve support and protection from family, … Continue reading

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Are You Addicted to Love?

Addictions often occur when there is an emotional void to be filled. It is not the substance itself that you are addicted to, but rather, the feeling it gives you. Alcohol can give you courage, a sense of calm and … Continue reading

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Healing Yourself and Your Partner Using the Imago Process

Imago therapy is so groundbreaking because it is a completely new way of looking about yourself, your partner and the forces that have brought you together. It teaches you how to listen, and how to finally be heard. The Imago … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Make the Love Languages Work for You

My last post was all about figuring out your own needs, as well as your partner’s. In a relationship where two people seem to constantly be trying, but never getting anywhere, their unhappiness can be a result of speaking different … Continue reading

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