Category Archives: Couples Therapy

Affairs Can be an Opportunity, albeit a painful one, Instead of a Setback

The key question is always: Why are you or your lover having the affair? The person having the affair is usually looking for a level of intimacy, novelty, feeling desirble, a feeling of being alive again. It’s absolutely crucial for the betrayed lover to shift from being the investigator of the hows and whens of […]

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Ten Types of Hookups

Elite Daily recently provided a breakdown of 10 types of hookups.  Which one best describes your way of engaging in a new relationship? 1. The One-Night Stand Hit or miss, sex first, friends second, if at all. Can easily get to be a habit, like masturbation.  2. A Second Glance Drank too much the first […]

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Romeo and Juliet as another new millennial couple: If he’d loved her, they would have got away.

If ever there were two lovers whose chances for happiness were destroyed by the long simmering hatred of their families of origin, they must surely be Romeo and Juliet. Here’s how their conflicts might be played out in a modern, satirical exchange between the two lovers in bawdy Shakespearean rhyme, an exchange that starts off […]

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Understanding Your Lover’s Biological Temperament Can Soften Misunderstandings and Conflicts

In the three years they’ve been together as lovers Seth and Brenda sometimes drive each other up the wall.      “We lead separate lives,” she tells him. When you want to party, I never feel you want to introduce me to your friends, show them I’m your girl. Like she’s real. She exists. Its like […]

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Why the Sex is so Good in “Blue is the Warmest Color”

The longest sex scene in Blue is the Warmest Color, a deliciously erotic, explicitly graphic display of the intense emotional and physical hunger that two beautiful women, Adele and Emma, have for each other, lasts a full seven minutes.The kind of sex being dramatized in this scene is a consequence of the deep emotional connection […]

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