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The Blessing of Boundaries

The couple sits in the restaurant, their eyes shining, hands entwined.  Time seems to stand still as they share their deepest dreams.  All else disappears …

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If It is Not Too Dark

If It Is Not Too Dark           by Hafiz in “I Heard God Laughing:  Renderings of Hafiz” by Daniel Ladinsky Go for a Walk, …

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Stop – Don’t Push That Button

It’s been a long day.  You are tired, frustrated and have a headache just waiting to take over.  Your partner walks in the door and …

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Why Love?

“I’ve been afraid of changes cause I built my life around you.” Fleetwood Mac “Landslide” One of the most profound insights into the nature of …

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Approaching Your Relationship from a Place of Gratitude

I often start sessions with couples by encouraging them to share with each other one thing that they have done for the relationship that they …

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Moving Through the Fear to Risk Connection

Human beings are “wired for connection.”  When we have safe, loving, supportive relationships we thrive.  We are healthier, we experience less stress, and we feel …

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Entering the Zone of Zero Negativity

At the recent Imago Relationships International conference Harville Hendrix and Helen Lakelly Hunt, the founders of Imago Relationship Therapy, shared their own journey from painful …

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A Poem for Walking Down the Long Road Together

I found this poem by Ted Enslin that speaks to me of what it feels like to share the years together.  I hope it speaks …

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Why Our Words Matter

“Be careful of words Even the miraculous ones….. Words and eggs must be handled with care Once broken they are impossible Things to repair.” from …

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Saving Mr. Banks; Redeeming our Relationships

Mary Poppins was a seminal book, and an even more important movie in my life.  I remember so well standing in the long line outside …

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