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6 ways to tell if it’s a rebound or real love

When your heart hasn’t healed and your mind hasn’t let go of a past relationship (or past relationships), you bring your emotional baggage into new ones. Emotional baggage puts a damper on intimacy and emotional closeness, which can hold you … Continue reading

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5 habits happy couples have

As a couples therapist, I have noticed a few habits common to many happy couples. Whether you’re in the dating scene or committed, these habits can help you to build and maintain a happy, healthy relationship. 1. Asking about your … Continue reading

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3 things you can gain from your single days

As a psychotherapist, I have noticed that a lot of women hate being single. Single women often look for love, rather than enjoying their single days. Being single is something that people typically complain to me about. But there are … 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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Are you sitting on the fence? Why you shouldn’t play the waiting game

When you’re sitting on the fence in a relationship, it’s the most painful place to be. It’s a place of waiting for something to happen, or for some motivation to make a choice between staying and leaving. You feel lonely, … Continue reading

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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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Emotional Safety

When you start a relationship with someone and they have an existing routine of going out with their friends for drinks, do you have the right to tell them you don’t like when they drink without you? When we feel … Continue reading

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Surviving Holiday Dinners

December is a time for festive family dinners and parties. It is an especially important time for those who are bringing home their significant others and for those who are meeting their partner’s parents for the first time. Many need … Continue reading

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