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 […]
Marriages and love relationships face particular hurdles when living in New York City. The fast-paced lifestyle, long work hours, financial demands, and lack of space can strain marriages to the breaking point, much like trees bent to snapping. But, as a Certified Gottman Method Couples Therapist, I’d want to offer you some encouragement. For nearly […]
Placing Blame in Relationships: A Persistent Problem By the time most couples seek therapy, we imagine the conflict has been brewing for one partner for a while. Rarely is it their first disagreement, and blame-based patterns have emerged. Partners often come to therapy feeling that the other person is to blame for all the problems […]
Marriage is a challenging journey for many couples. Over time, couples may find themselves becoming distant and disconnected from one another. Intimacy in a relationship can be an important factor in keeping a marriage strong and healthy, but it can also be one of the first things to go when a couple is struggling. Rebuilding […]
We all have an image of what a straight man going through a midlife crisis looks like. He is desperately trying to remember what it was like to be young as he drives his new sports car as fast as possible down the street. Shotgun might be a young woman he just acquired after deciding […]
Need some swoon-worthy ways to treat the love of your life this Valentine’s Day? The 2023 version of Valentine’s Day is coming up, and there’s no better place to celebrate with your partner or spouse than in New York City, the city that never sleeps! You can do many things to make this day special […]
Anyone living with anxiety will tell you how difficult it is emotionally, mentally, and physically. It can trigger a sense of panic, fear, and a general sense of uneasiness. Anxiety can also bleed into different aspects of your life, including marriage. Is your husband’s anxiety ruining your marriage? Don’t despair. This marital issue is more common than you think.
Trust is one of the essential foundations of a relationship, especially a marriage. On the other hand, lying is one of the fastest ways to break that trust. If you’re in a situation where you ask yourself, “why does my wife lie to me all the time?” consider it to be a serious red flag.
All marriages, including perfectly healthy ones, experience a dry spell at one point or another. Several factors can contribute to this such as stress from work, financial problems, and so on. However, any marriage counselor will tell you that sex is a crucial part of a healthy and happy marriage. There is a difference between occasional dry spells and a sexless marriage.
Several reasons can cause a husband to get angry, whether or not it is directed toward their partner. Understanding the cause for such an outburst is the first step to restoring harmony in your marriage.