According to the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, national surveys indicate that 15 percent of married women and 25 percent of married men have had extramarital affairs. While affairs are common, they also come with different forms such as accidental (one night stand), physical (expression of physical attraction or sexual desire), romantic (comes with attachment), emotional … [Read more...] about What Makes a Marriage More Vulnerable to Affairs?
4 Sexual Myths That Aren’t Helpful to Women
The assumptions and beliefs that you hold onto about “How a woman should act in bedroom?” form your views about your sexual self. Focusing on “how” is not helpful. This question is going to cause you to be performative – meaning that you’ll pay more close attention to what you are doing, how you are doing, your husband’s pleasure and your “ability” to satisfy him. This whole focus on your … [Read more...] about 4 Sexual Myths That Aren’t Helpful to Women
Introduction to Sexless Relationships: What couples can expect when seeking counseling for low sexual desire or sexless relationships
Up until recently, low sexual desire issues are treated as a biological or an individual’s problem and recognized mostly in a medical setting, yet today, we recognize that it’s highly contextual – whatever is happening outside of the bedroom is impacting inside of the bedroom. Financial stress, communication issues, bodily insecurities, childbirth, personal sexual dysfunction such as erectile … [Read more...] about Introduction to Sexless Relationships: What couples can expect when seeking counseling for low sexual desire or sexless relationships
Perfectionism or Healthy Striving: What’s the Difference?
“I’m a perfectionist” – In a culture obsessed with appearance, performance, and productivity, it’s almost inevitable to fall into the trap of perfectionism. Our society tells you the way to be happy is to achieve your goals; earn more money, have a good body, find a romantic partner, get married, have children, buy a house, buy a car, get promoted… Your to-do list may feel like it’s endless. Most … [Read more...] about Perfectionism or Healthy Striving: What’s the Difference?
6 Common Reasons Men Seek Therapy
Just like women’s, men’s mental health issues are heavily influenced by historical, economical, political, and cultural factors. Emotional suffering or psychological pain is often made worse by keeping the struggles in. This silence almost always creates disconnection in relationships and creates isolation. However, boys and men have often been socialized to figure problems out by themselves, or … [Read more...] about 6 Common Reasons Men Seek Therapy
Are You Struggling to Change a Bad Habit?
Here is What You Need to Know Can you be talked into changing? Think about a “bad habit” you have had difficulty changing. Now please consider how likely are you to change your habit, why or why not, and what would help you to make the change? Resist your righting reflex Righting reflex is a natural urge to fix a problem, an instinct to correct the wrongdoing. Your intention is to fix your … [Read more...] about Are You Struggling to Change a Bad Habit?