Couples often struggle with keeping the meaning of their wedding in the forefront and not getting lost in the shuffle of all the stress. Here are some tips on creating a meaningful wedding ritual that will set the tone for your wonerful journey and that you will remember forever!
The holidays can be a challenging time of year for couples, especially those celebrating together for the first time or as newlyweds.
Conflict can arise between partners when we aren’t mindful of our own expectations and hopes, when our expectations are in conflict with our partner’s, and when pressure (from yourself and others) results in anxiety and worry.
Here is what you can do to ensure a smooth joining of holiday traditions, conflict and stress-free celebration of the season, and a joy-filled time with your love.
You know that old adage, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”? I am convinced that nowhere is it truer than as it applies to marriage.
A typical couple entering marital therapy has already spent years attempting to change bad habits, improve connection, and resolve conflict. Most marital troubles source from an incomplete understanding of each other and relationship expectations based on that.
When I sit with a couple that’s experiencing a disconnect, what I often see is a discrepancy in how they are showing and receiving love, which can be interpreted as a LACK of love.
Our perception of love influences our ability to recognize and therefore experience it, as if it was a special lenses. Gary Chapman, the author of “The Five Love Languages” *** calls these lenses “languages”.
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