It's Not About the Dishes: How to End Repetitive Arguments With Your Partner

It's Not About the Dishes: How to End Repetitive Arguments With Your Partner

Anyone who’s been in a long-term relationship will likely agree that it can be pretty discouraging to deal with repeated arguments or seemingly constant bickering. As a relationship therapist, I help couples find out what’s going on underneath the frustrations (and sometimes anguish-filled moments) that arise between them so that they can connect more and argue less.

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Making Medical Appointments Work For You

Making Medical Appointments Work For You

If you live with a chronic illness, you’re probably used to attending more doctors' appointments than a person could ever wish for. Navigating these visits can sometimes be stressful, overwhelming, or exhausting. You've got a lot to juggle, so here are a few tips to help consultations with your doctor feel smoother, more effective, and maybe even a little enjoyable.

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Visiting Family for the Holidays With Your Partner

Visiting Family for the Holidays With Your Partner

‘Tis the season for hot cocoa, snowflakes, and potentially uncomfortable family conversations by the fire. If you and your partner are visiting your relatives for the holidays, you may be feeling excitement and concern in equal measure. This is a bittersweet time for many couples who love the warmth and joy of being with loved ones, yet may feel overwhelmed by the challenges of family dynamics.

Whether it’s your first or twelfth time visiting family as a couple, this guide will support you in fortifying your relationship during one of the trickiest times of year.

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So, You’ve Been Diagnosed With a Chronic Illness

So, You’ve Been Diagnosed With a Chronic Illness

If you’ve recently received a new chronic health diagnosis, you may be in the midst of a real swirl of emotions: shock, relief, numbness, anger, sadness, and more.

Hiding under the covers may seem like a pretty good option right about now, right? Please know that you’re not alone; I’ve been there and I know that it can be especially hard to navigate these first few days and weeks.

Here are a few thoughts to support you one step at a time:

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