Relationships

How to Get Your Needs Met Without Nagging (Shhh: This Is Actually About Self-Worth)

Do you ever find yourself telling your partner how to do things? Like the little things? I know I do! Sometimes I want my partner to grocery shop in a certain way (I mean why wouldn’t you buy groceries specifically for recipes?!) or to spend money in a certain way (he’s heard this one waaaaay too much!). And sometimes I feel a bit controlling.

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11 Basic Ways to Support Someone Who is Transgender or Gender Non-Conforming

All you’ve been hearing about lately is the bathroom debate, but supporting a loved one who is transgender or gender non-conforming goes well beyond this. E. Asher Eno, MA, MA, NCC, sat down with me to share 11 ways everyone can provide support. I think Asher does the best job addressing these methods in the video, though I’ll sum it up below for you!

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The Ultimate Parenting Debate: Settled

A few weekends ago I went away with some friends to the mountains. One evening we got to talking about childhood memories – the good and the bad, our very first ones and some of our scarring ones from junior high (eek!). It became glaringly apparent that our parents were certainly NOT helicopter parents. So many of the stories shared were the exact opposite

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How One Expert Says You Can Recreate Your Parent-Child Relationship in 3 Simple Steps

“I wish I had a better relationship with my child.” “I wish I could understand my child better.” “I wish I could stop fighting with my child.” Sound familiar? Are you either: A parent of a young child who’s failing in school or not getting along well at home, you’ve read every parenting book, you’ve sought out advice from others, you’re at your wits

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Try These Simple Tricks to Nurture Your Pleasure

She heard the new moms week after week say “I don’t want to have sex with my partner anymore,” and it worried her. “Is this what all relationships are like after having children?” she wondered. Dr. Lily Zehner, MFT-C, well before she had her masters in marriage and family therapy and doctorate in human sexuality, was a 19 year-old nanny for infant twins. She

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3 Simple Steps to Get You Out of the Power Struggle Every Time

Couples fight, it’s just a part of the packaged deal. But when you keep getting in the same fight, or keep having the same results, it might be time to step back and do a little reflecting. This week we had the pleasure of sitting down with Brianna Hammerman, owner of Brianna Hammerman Counseling, to talk about how she helps people get out of

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Step-By-Step Instructions for Strengthening Your Relationship in 6 Hours a Week

Looking to Strengthen Your Relationship? What’s the difference between couples who are struggling and couples who are successful? Perhaps just 6 hours a week. That’s what the research from the Gottman Institute is showing us – couples who prioritize spending 6 intentional hours a week to connect in the following ways experience more success as a couple. Christie Sears Thompson, MA, MFT-C, shared with

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