Valentine’s Day is a Hallmark holiday that often comes with high expectations for couples. To celebrate the holiday, you don’t have to do the stereotypical dinner date and one dozen red roses. For new parents, this is nearly impossible and - even if you do get a sitter to watch the kids - often the pressure of getting dressed up and going out can make the evening feel less enjoyable and more … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day for Parents: A Creative and Realistic Guide to Celebrating Love
Why am I feeling so angry? I lose my temper with my partner I feel so frustrated with my child. I should be happy right now, but I’m not. Is this normal? I hear these statements from many postpartum clients experiencing mood disorders. The expectations for new moms are not always realistic and not always applicable. Sometimes there’s unfair expectations for a new mom to be happy and smitten … [Read more...] about Postpartum Rage: Why no one talks about it and everyone should.
The holidays are fast approaching. Even though it’s known as a joyous time of year, for many people the holidays are a source of anxiety. The holidays can produce a lot of pressure. Some common issues that surface due to the holidays are: Burnout from overcommitting to all of the holiday events Overwhelm and stress from trying to create the perfect holiday experience Emotional … [Read more...] about Improving your Boundaries this Holiday Season: Just Say No.
Have you been suspicious of your partner’s behavior recently? Even though they’ve given you all the right assurances, do you still wonder if your partner is cheating on you? For many, their partner promises time and time again there is nothing to be suspicious of and no one else. However, if your inner alarm keeps going off, it might be worth a second look. Here are five common signs your … [Read more...] about 5 Signs Your Partner is Cheating (According to a therapist)
Have you recently found evidence of your partner cheating? “I saw multiple texts from an unknown number on my partner’s phone, and I looked into it further.” “My partner left his/her email account open on the computer, which he never does.” “I had a hunch something was off, so I combed through our credit card statements.” The stories told of how people have caught their partner cheating are … [Read more...] about I Caught My Partner Cheating. Now What?
You recently discovered your partner had an affair, and what you once thought of your relationship is forever changed. Maybe you just discovered the affair hours ago, or maybe you have been grappling with the news of infidelity for months. Either way, what to do about the relationship is likely still looming over you. The following are some critical, core questions you want to ask yourself. You … [Read more...] about My Partner had an Affair: Do I stay or Go?