Category Archives: Marriage Counselors

When Hannah Met Ellie (If you touch me here, right here, and try to fill this big hole in my chest I think I’ll die.)

  Hannah Hannah arrived at the Victoria’s Secret store on West Broadway with an uneasy feeling she didn’t understand but pushed it away as she always did when she felt this way. She knew what she wanted to buy, or at least what Don had told her to buy. Earlier that morning he wanted sex […]

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What should you look for when you’ve finally reached the point that you think you need a couples therapist?

So you’ve finally reached the breaking point after endless arguments that lead nowhere. But you still want to save your relationship. What do you do now? Couples counselors and relationship coaches come in all shapes, sizes and therapeutic orientations. How can you select the best one for you? Here is a 30 minute, highly informative […]

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What Would You Say to a Decent Man Who’s Having Romantic Fantasies About His Wife’s Younger Sister?

If you were a therapist, counselor or relationship coach, how would you respond to the following plea for help? The Plea “I have a major, major problem that might kill me some day. My wife and I have been married for 7yrs and about 18months ago we allowed my wife’ little sister to move in […]

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Surprise! Men Also Find Vulnerability Attractive and the Reasons Why: He Said, She Said

Here are excerpts from an article I co-wrote with Dr. Lisa Kaplin that recently appeared in The World of Psychology. In view of the many cultural pressures put on both men and women today to conform to established norms about what it means to be male or female, the article may offer a few surprises. […]

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Loyalty Binds and How Couples Can Deal with Them

Here is a wonderful YouTube video that we found by Marcia Sheinberg of the Ackerman Institute: Loyalty binds experienced by families. Loyalty binds are discussed in four different contexts: Problems with In-Laws: The key here is to respect your lover’s loyalty to his or her family members even if you don’t much care for some […]

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