Tag: Relationships

Gottman Gold

The pressure was mounting. Every second counted and the twists and turns were coming more quickly than anticipated. “Patience and timing…patience and timing…”, he repeated over and over again. “If …

Stop! In the Name of Love

My wife and I took advantage of a little 24 hour get-a-way this weekend. These 24 hour breaks are a long-standing tradition of ours and one we had not done in a while. They …

Silence: A Relationship Killer

Dick and Pat were struggling in their relationship. It seemed to them that they had different opinions on almost everything. What bothered Pat even more than these differences was that she …

The Six Second Kiss: It’s about Time!

One of the biggest complaints I hear in the counseling room are related to couples not feeling close, of  having lost touch with each other. Sometimes this happens because of significant problems and …

You Want Me To Do What??

Pete’s voice is rising as he directs the latest tirade at Susan, “You want me to pick up your mother from the airport? It is at least 45 minutes from …