Relationships

How to know if it is real February is the month of love, and a wonderful time to highlight some of the most important aspects of a truly loving relationship. Sometimes it’s hard to discern what is realistic in a partnership and we may be influenced...

Around late October, many of my clients begin to relate personal tales of trepidation over family gatherings during the holidays. A strain in a relationship comes to the forefront, begging to be addressed despite the longstanding history of suppression and neglect. Painful feelings emerge as...

When it comes to abuse, the most important thing we can do to help ourselves and our children is to educate ourselves on the early warning signs of abuse. We need to know what to look for beyond name-calling, lying, and hitting. We also need to know how to spot an aggressive and controlling relationship, because while there are no physical scars, psychologically abusive relationships can slowly strip away a person’s self- esteem, self-worth, and quality of life.