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Eye Gazing for Couples: An Exercise to Try at Home

Although there are a multitude of ways to cultivate connection and intimacy within a relationship, some a more easily thought of than others.  For example, most people understand that increasing empathetic and supportive communication can have a positive effect on emotional intimacy. 

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Predictors of Divorce

“Will my marriage last?” Wouldn’t that be a terrifying question to hear answered when you start couples therapy? However, Dr. John Gottman and his wife, Dr. Julie Gottman, have spent a career answering that question. In fact, with approximately 94 percent accuracy, Dr. Gottman has found a formula to predict the stability of a relationship within 15 minutes of meeting a couple.

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October Position of the Month: From Our Certified Sex Therapist

October’s highlighted position of the month is the Sensual Sit-Up, which is a more open variation of lotus.  As always, a sexual experience is a wonderful time to physically and emotionally connect with your partner, but it can also be an excellent time to do something physical together and get the blood pumping! 

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Premarital Counseling – Exploring Beliefs and Values

Premarital counseling is not as common as you may think . . . or as common as may be warranted, considering today’s divorce rate. In my counseling experience, I see far more couples in distress, often on the verge of divorce, than I see couples preparing for a long healthy relationship together.

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50 Ideas for Valentine’s Day

          With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I wanted to offer you all some thoughts for how to share the day with your partner (if the two of you celebrate the holiday)! 

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Holiday Expectations

For many people, this weekend is the beginning of the holiday craziness, and for some the holiday craziness started weeks ago and is still in full swing.  With so many people having family in visiting or traveling to visit with family over the next couple of weeks, I think it is important for couples to talk about their expectations for the holidays to help remain connected and understanding with one another. 

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