Ambiguity related to the ongoing virus pandemic leads to complicated feelings and overwhelm.
Tips to help you find a competent and effective couples therapist.
While all couples need autonomy and closeness, many partners struggle with the pursuer-distancer dance and feel chronically dissatisfied with their degree of intimacy. When the pattern of pursuing and distancing becomes ingrained, the behavior of one partner provokes and maintains the behavior of the other.
“Successful long-term relationships are created through small words, small gestures, and small acts.”
All of the constructs I grew up with and believed I would carry on in my own family had to be thrown out the window. As much as I would like one, there is no guide on how to be a stepfamily—we are all too different.
Judgments dehumanise and minimise the beautiful greyness of being human.
Our past may have written the script, but we can write a new script for how we respond in the present.
When Will and Oscar got married, they were both still in the closet.
Our guide on combining forms used to express different types of love and relationships, and how you may see them used.
We sent a dating coach and her boyfriend on eight dates designed by John and Julie Gottman.
Your story will become their story, so write it well.
Lori Gottlieb is a psychotherapist and author of the New York Times best seller, "Maybe You Should Talk to Someone."