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
“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?
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
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?
Statistics may vary but according to one of the most recent studies, as many as 37% of married men and 20% of married women have been unfaithful. In the United States, 1 in every 2.7 couples – more than 21 million – is touched by infidelity. Statistics only help you to consider that affairs are common, and you are not alone. Here are a few things to keep in mind before starting couples therapy to … [Read more...] about Three Stages of Healing After an Affair – What happens in couples therapy?
Most American families (67%) do not eat dinner together regularly, and of the 1/3 who do, half of these have the television on during dinner (Retrieved from The Intentional Family, Bill Doherty). Consider this fact and the fact that many couples do not make time to be together. Is it your fault? Absolutely not! Life is busy. Your to-do list is often endless, and your priorities always change. … [Read more...] about Feeling Disconnected with Your Partner? 5 Essential Rituals of Connection That Will Improve Your Relationship