Posts Tagged "marriage"

Book Recommendations

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 in Addictions, Blog, Mental Health, Parenting, Relationships | 0 comments

The other day I was getting ready to go for a haircut and decided to grab a book to read to keep me busy. I turned to the rather large stack of “to-read” books sitting next to my desk and realized I haven’t been great at reading lately! I like, many of you I am sure, get distracted by family, work, kids, etc. and sometimes put things that are important to me, like reading, on the back burner. Seeing that large stack of books made me realize I need to work on being more intentional about carving out time to read. As I was reflecting on my own need to be reading I began...

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Premarital Counseling

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 in Blog, Relationships, Uncategorized | 0 comments

While today’s weather isn’t a great indication Spring is on the way! And with Spring comes that busy time of year for young couples….wedding season! This is the time of year when wedding planning is in full swing as couples gear up for those busy summer weddings. While picking out dresses, caterers, djs, flowers, and wedding cakes couples often overlook an important aspect in their wedding planning….premarital counseling! When couples come in to see me for marriage counseling one of the first questions I ask, especially if they haven’t been married long, is...

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Making Your Marriage a Priority

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Blog, Featured, Relationships, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Making Your Marriage a Priority

As a marriage therapist I am seeing a growing trend with my couples that I am beginning to call the “black hole of marriage.” What is the black hole of marriage you ask? It is the hole that couples get sucked into when they are in the midst of raising young kids. What seems to happen is these couples have wonderful intentions about raising the family together but work, kids, activities, and just life in general gets in the way. During this busy time in life I am seeing couple after couple putting their relationship on the back burner as they try to manage everything else in their...

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