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These blog posts reflect the types of work we do, some of the questions we address, and experiences we’ve had working with individuals and committed couples seeking deeper love, better relationships, and stronger marriages.

Preventing the August and January Peaks

Preventing the August and January Peaks

Much has changed about 2020. However, only time will tell if the August or January peak will be affected. And, if so, will each peak be more severe? What peak you ask? It's the peak that wreaks havoc on finances, can tear families apart, and may turn former lovers...

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Fun facilitates Intimacy … and other FUN facts

Fun facilitates Intimacy … and other FUN facts

Looking for a relationship boost, marriage-bonding activity, at-home date-night idea? Focused on problems instead of possibilities ... especially during the pandemic? Find the fun! Enjoyment, laughter, and moments of joy facilitate intimacy. Studies show you can boost...

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Q&A: What if my spouse wants a divorce?

Q&A: What if my spouse wants a divorce?

Question: "I have been with my husband for 4 years, married 3, and we are on the verge of divorce but trying to save our marriage. ... We started having intimacy issues and communication issues 6 months after getting married. … We stopped talking to each other and I...

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Q&A: Conveying disappointment to your partner

Q&A: Conveying disappointment to your partner

Question: "Has anyone mastered the art of expressing a disappointment to your partner when feeling disappointed by them without making it seem like a complaint or making your partner wrong?" B.V. Brenda: Yes! Studies show we need to hear upwards of 10-times more...

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