Why Couples Therapy Is Not Always the Answer

by Marijane DiCandia

 

couples therapyCouples find themselves struggling in their relationship and one partner or the other suggests couple therapy. They start looking for a therapist and if they are lucky they will find a seasoned professional who doesn’t give too much “helpful” advice or the worst…. vote on if they should divorce or not.

Couples Counseling in Downtown Los Angeles: 3 Obstacles That Keep You From Getting Help

by Connor McClenahan

 

couples counselingIt’s Sunday, and that familiar fight comes up again, leaving you exhausted. You know you aren’t in a good place, and maybe you feel hopeless.  Here’s the complaints I often hear from couples:

 

  • “We just don’t understand each other – we’re fundamentally different.”
  • “We always argue about the same problems.”
  • “I don’t know how else to talk about our problems. We need help.”

 

Many couples in downtown Los Angeles want to overcome their problems and know they need help, but don’t seek out couples counseling. And it’s often for a good reason. Here’s 3 reasons couples don’t go to counseling.

How to Add More Excitement to Your Relationship

by Amy Di Francia

 

boredom in relationshipsWe all want our relationships to be passionate and exciting, not dull and boring.

 

Often in the beginning of relationships we feel the excitement strongly – there’s an undeniable spark of attraction and interest, and it seems like this feeling will last forever.

 

This is sometimes called the “honeymoon phase” of a relationship, and this is also when we may find ourselves falling in love with our partner or starting to envision a life together.