Book Review Attached

Book Review: Attached

This article contains affiliate links. Purchasing through my link supports this blog and doesn’t cost you anything!   I recently read the book Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How it Can Help You Find and Keep Love and it immediately became one of my most recommended books.   Attachment Theory that’s easy to apply The authors, Amir […]

Break Free From Codependency

Break Free from Codependency

Break Free from Codependency At the heart of codependency is a lack of valuing one’s self. People who are codependent value others more than themselves and this contributes to relationship problems. Their lives revolve around helping, fixing or saving others at their own expense. Relationships become very unbalanced.

5 Ways to Strengthen Family Connections

  We are all busy and distracted. It’s easy to let family relationships slide. Here are 5 ways to strengthen family connections and improve relationships. 1. Have Fun: Spend time having a good time together. Generate a list of activities you enjoy as a family or new activities you’d like to try. These can be as simple as a bike ride or […]

How does infertility affect a marriage?

How does infertility affect a marriage? It’s a major crisis for a couple. And one that can persist for years and years. Infertility is the loss of a dream, loss of the future. It creates financial stress. I don’t need to tell you that infertility treatment is expensive. Finances can limit choices. The stress can contribute to lack of connection […]

Necessary Endings

Book Review: Necessary Endings

Book Review of Necessary Endings  review by Sharon Martin, LCSW This post contains affiliate links which means I receive a small commission if you purchase the book through my link. This helps support the blog and costs you nothing.   Necessary Endings: The Employees, Businesses, and Relationships That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Move Forward is […]

How to fight fair

                    I often tell clients that conflict is unavoidable. It’s natural to disagree at times. However, there are some better ways to manage these conflicts. Some tips on how to fight fair: 1. Stay on the subject at hand. Don’t bring up all of your partner’s past failings. 2. Keep it time […]