Welcome to the Central Park of Marital Bliss (Watch Your Step, There Are Rats) Picture your marriage like Central Park. The verdant oasis in the concrete jungle of New York City—where lovebirds flock for boat rides, couples snuggle under blankets during outdoor concerts, and wedding proposals unfold under starlit skies. It’s tranquil, scenic, and the […]
Unlocking the Power of Integrated Couples Therapy for New Yorkers Are you and your partner seeking to reignite the spark in your marriage or relationship and build a stronger, more fulfilling connection? I’ll take you on a journey to find a well-qualified couples therapist in New York with the transformative power to breathe new life […]
Are you struggling in your marriage or love relationship? Do you and your partner have trouble communicating, fight a lot, or feel like you’ve grown apart? If so, you might be able to solve your problems by going to a Certified Gottman Method Couples Therapist for help. Gottman Method Couples Therapy is an approach to […]
Cheating impacts relationships in a significant way. There is a loss of trust and the feeling of hurt and anger from the spouse that was cheated on. It is an overwhelming mix of emotions and you don’t know how to make sense of them.
Two people enter into a marriage because of love, but not everyone stays that way, especially after a few years of being together. Monotony and predictability can start to impact the relationship and many people find themselves stuck in a loveless marriage. But why do people stick with this kind of situation? Are you curious about how to live in a loveless marriage?
Finding out your partner or spouse is having an affair is one of the worst fears to face. Suspicions alone can’t be taken as evidence that they are cheating on you. However, unless mistrust is one of your key areas of sensitivity that your brain may be magnifying, you may be picking up on something that needs to be addressed with your spouse. If you think there’s a legitimate reason to be concerned, it’s better to find out the truth and address it rather than live in ignorance.
Infidelity in a relationship is never easy to deal with. It is a destructive force and many relationships have been severed by this act. Whether you choose to give the relationship another chance or not, there are stages of grief if you have a cheating spouse that one must go through.
Fights and disagreements are part of any relationship. No matter how much you get along with and love each other, fights are bound to happen at some point. Some couples seem to fight more frequently than others and a few others seem like they rarely do. How often do couples fight? And when is it no longer healthy for your relationship?
When a couple is stuck in a negative pattern, even the slightest action can turn into an explosive eruption. For most couples who come for marriage therapy, they realize that they are not able to get out of it on their own. This acceptance is a first step to identify the problem behind the pattern, and then develop a plan for change that involves creating a new way to connect with each other.
Read about the ingredients of a conflict are mostly similar with most couples in a negative pattern. In most cases, one partner criticizes or blames, and another defends or withdraws. For some couples both partners go into an attack mode, with one or both eventually retreating. In the worst cases, both partners stop attacking, but in a withdrawal state, the relationship is on life support.
New York couples have been faced with extreme tests when emotional injuries may have occurred, including 9/11 and Hurricane Sandy Have you felt an intense amount of pain from an event in your marriage or love relationship? An experience when one partner or spouse fails to respond at times of urgent need strongly influences the […]