Defensiveness: A Leading Relationship Killer

  Defensiveness is a true relationship wrecker—on the job, in the home and out in the world. It is one of those dysfunctional responses that can be extremely difficult to be around and can wreak havoc in a person’s life. So how do you know if you’re defensive? If you do any of the behaviors […]

Ten Ways to Sabotage Intimacy and Connection (Part I)

The divorce rate remains as high today as it was decades ago. Individuals are waiting longer and longer to get married and many are choosing to never get married in the first place. Couples are swinging, teens are embracing the idea of “friends with benefits” and people continue to complain about being lonely and desperately […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Saving Your Marriage and Winning Your Spouse Back

Over the years I’ve had countless couples come into my office on the verge of divorce. In several of these couples, one partner is all but out the door while the other partner is fighting for one last chance to save the marriage. In some cases the partner who’s out the door says they’re no […]