Anger Management

5 Healthy Break Up Do’s and Don’ts

Most people have experienced a break-up in their lifetime. But, break-ups can be traumatic and difficult to get over for most people, so just how can individuals move through a break-up in a healthy way? 5 Healthy Break Up Do's and Don'ts  1)  Do break up in person vs. Don't break up via text or e-mail Address your partner face-to-face so he/she can have a

The Characteristics of Poor Communication

Are you facing struggles in your relationships with your friends and loved ones?  Do you feel like the other person does not understand you or never listens to you?  Are you having a hard time communicating with other people in general?  The main reason couples struggle in their relationships is because of poor communication.  Many couples, and people in any

5 Ways To Deal With Betrayal | Affair Recovery | Orlando Therapy

One thing most people never dream of is their partner betraying them!  Yet, unfortunately, it seems to be the popular topic of conversations these days because of celebrities and their relationships. How do you handle unfaithfulness in your relationship?   Let’s take a look at some tips that might be helpful to you. 1)  Allow Yourself To Grieve There is

Four Ways To Deal With Guilt

Burdened with feelings of guilt?  Have you done something to cause hurt to your friend or spouse?  Let’s take a look at what you can do when those feelings start to take over your whole being.    1) Pay Attention to the Feelings Guilt is simply a sign telling your conscience that something is wrong. Embrace your feelings, feeling guilty

Three Ways Jealousy Is Good For Your Relationship

Jealousy is a common topic for most intimate relationships. Jealousy is an emotion involving fear, anxiety or apprehension about losing your loved one to someone else, or of being replaced in some way. Since this is a fear-based emotion, it can often bring up other negative emotions like worry and anger. These can be counterproductive and damaging for relationships.

Three Reasons Women Blame the Other Woman

When an affair has occurred, who is to blame?  The responsibility most often should be allocated to the betrayer of the relationship – the husband.  This is not to say the “other woman” does not have responsibility, especially if she knew he was married.  However,it's understandable that the other woman becomes the target for a lot of the anger and

Is Your Commute Ruining Your Relationship?

Today, we are encouraged to take on lots of new commitments, doing many things, but potentially doing few things well like our most important relationship.  Did you know that new research from Umea University indicates that a 45-minute commute each way increases the likelihood of a breakup by 40%?  This study examined the habits of 2 million couples over 10

Three Reasons Couples Increased Intimacy After 9/11

What we often tend to forget during times like 9/11 is that tragedy also provides one, unintended service: It brings us closer together and allows us -- for one fleeting moment, anyway -- to feel we share common bounds in humanity.  We become more human and more focused on the things which really matter in our lives -- our family,

4 Ways Unforgiveness Destroys Your Marriage

Unforgiveness does its work slowly.  It’s almost like mold behind a wall, you may not notice it this day or the next day, but eventually you will experience its harmful effects.   1. We increasingly limit the intimacy of our relationship. Unforgiveness is like a wall that you are building a brick at a time, a week at a time,

Five Reasons Why One Partner Gives Up On The Marriage

  1.They have met someone else (distraction). Their emotional energy is flowing toward another person.  This is particularly true when a husband quits trying in a marriage.  They will tell their wives “I don’t love you anymore” or “I am not sure I want to be in this marriage”.  Nine times out of ten there is someone else. 2. They