Author Archives: Mark

Happy Couples

Posted August 24th, 2019 in Marriage and Couples by

How couples arrive at long-term happiness together Continue reading

Hidden Dependency

Posted August 20th, 2019 in Individual Counseling by

Dependency in relationships is often disguised as self-centeredness or arrogance. Continue reading

Self-Talk

Posted April 30th, 2019 in Individual Counseling by

We all talk to ourselves. Here are some ways to make our self-talk more helpful. Continue reading

The Relationship Conflict

Posted April 26th, 2019 in Marriage and Couples by

The basic relationship conflict is our own conflict between connection and separateness Continue reading

How Love Grows

Posted April 18th, 2019 in Marriage and Couples by

Most enduring relationships begin with a burst of passionate intimacy we call falling in love, sweeping past our usual defenses […]

Coming and Going

Posted April 9th, 2019 in Marriage and Couples by

Relationship is the art of connection, the flow of energy moving directly between two people. Physical closeness makes this flow […]

Life Force

Posted February 14th, 2017 in Change, Individual Counseling by

Deep at the center of our being, there is a life force seeking expression. This life force isn’t a personal […]

When Change Isn’t Noticed

Posted February 7th, 2017 in Change, Marriage and Couples by

It happens frequently in couples counseling. A husband or wife will agree to try some new behavior their partner has […]

The Illusion of Control

Posted February 2nd, 2017 in Change, Individual Counseling by

It happens to all of us. We stumble, or say something inappropriate, or can’t lose the weight, or can’t get […]

Let’s Start Over

Posted January 31st, 2017 in Marriage and Couples by

Every couple runs into impasses, situations in their lives where trying to talk about some difference or disagreement right now […]