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Vlog: Taking the Skeletons out of Your Closet

Let’s talk about something that comes up a lot in my classroom as well as in my therapy office. The question is: When you’re in a new dating relationship, when should you begin to pull the “skeletons” out of your “closet”? Falling in love is a journey of getting to know one another, but how […]
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3 Things You Should Never Say to Your Romantic Partner

If you want to grow vegetables, the soil in your garden needs a healthy ratio of nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium.* Your romantic relationship also has a formula for success. Research by Dr. John Gottman has found that we need a 5:1 ratio of positive to negative interactions with our intimate partner in order for love […]
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New Vlog: 3 Questions to Ask Yourself After a First Date

The wonders of the digital age have ushered in a new era of dating. Most people use online tools to find a potential mate. That new reality, in and of itself, isn’t a problem. What has become a problem is the HOW of modern dating. It is all too easy to slip into a kind […]