It’s Valentine’s Day and You’re Pissed.
You’re seeing couples all over the place…Hugging, holding hands, kissing–way too much.
You’ve fallen into a rut, and you are only now realzing it!
And you may even have started, almost unconsciously acting in a way that is guaranteed to be a Relationship Killer.
What’s a Relationship Killer?
A Relationship Killer is an attitude or behavior that is almost guaranteed to nuke your relationship to kingdom Come. It’s something you do or don’t do to show your partner that they aren’t important, special or unique.
So let’s run through them..
And hey, if you want to bomb your relationship to hell, here’s the guide. Click on the picture above!
Has a therapist ever told you to give someone an ultimatum?
In this episode of Rational Animal we review an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm and the buffoonery practiced by these 2 therapists–and its devastating consequences to Larry’s marriage. Check it out!
Are You in Valentine’s Day Relationship Burnout?
Valentine’s Day looms near…
You look across the dinner table.
And there they are. Your spouse. Your live-in partner.
You study their face and their mannerisms.
No feelings. No passion. No…spark.
Let’s face it.
It’s nearly Valentine’s Day and you’re in Relationship Burnout.
Good News! There is a way out. In fact, there are 8 ways to avoid Relationship Burnout and possibly to bring your relationship back from the dead.
You just blew it.
You’ve ruined everything.
You lost the big financial deal.
Or you made a bad decision and you’ve lost the love of your life.
Or you said something rotten and lost an important relationship.
Or you did that compulsive behavior you promised you’d never do…You gambled, you over-ate, you over-sexed, you used that substance.
Or maybe you crashed the car.
Or you invested in a terrible stock.
As human beings we tend to overcompensate for errors and mistakes by committing self-torture.
The worst part of self blaming and shaming?
It actually makes us less likely to succeed at our goals.
So how do we get out of this mess?
Through the following 20 Rational Thinking and Behavioral Methods we can absolutely change our thoughts, feelings and behaviors!
Click the image above to read more…
We often hold judges and their ‘judgments’ in contempt. But how often have we considered the difficulty and the responsibility of the unsung Child Custody Court Judge? Could you do this job even for a day? Click and see…
So You’re Alone on Christmas, Hannukah, Kwaanza, Ramadan. How to Get Over The Holiday Blues PART II. Behaviors that will get you through the Holidays in one piece!
So You’re Alone on Christmas, Hannukah, Kwaanza, Ramadan. How to Get Over The Holiday Blues PART II. Thoughts and attitudes that will help you reduce your sadness,,loneliness, depression or anger and get you through the Holidays in one piece!
You just found out your girlfriend, boyfriend, husband, wife, signifcant other, domestic partner has lost their parent, their grandparent or a sibling. You’re standing on the sidelines and wondering–what’s my role here while my partner is suffering? How do I help them with their grief? How do I help? In particular, you may not have known the deceased very well and may feel somewhat awkward about how to heal your partner’s wounds.
Today I’m going to offer you some methods and attitudes that will help you to help your loved one through this difficult transition of overwhelming grieving.
The social and emotional reinforcement of Social Media and electronic communication is changing couple’s interactions and communication. In fact, it’s leading many to interact electronically before, during and after connecting with their dates and mates.
In my private practice as a licensed psychotherapist and couples therapist I see the daily effects of Social Media use on communication, both good and bad. Here are some of the pitfalls and solutions of Electronic and Social Media (cel phones,laptops,desktops, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat) in Coupledom: