When Does Marriage Counseling Work?

Each year, many thousands of couples go to marriage counseling all over the world. But does marriage counseling work? by Lee Baucom, Ph.D. That’s the big question, isn’t it? People go, pay for help, and hope they are going to receive it. For the past quarter of a century, I have been working with couples…

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Does Couples Therapy Really Work?

Each year, many thousands of couples go to marriage counseling all over the world. But does marriage counseling work? by Lee Baucom, Ph.D. That’s the big question, isn’t it? People go, pay for help, and hope they are going to receive it. For the past quarter of a century, I have been working with couples…

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Is Your Marriage Really Over?

Jessica, 35 years old, is trying to decide if she should end her eight year marriage. While she is leaning toward leaving, the answer is not at all clear to her. Jessica and Don have a “good” marriage. They are kind and caring with each other. They enjoy many of the same things. So why…

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Top Ten List Of What To Do And What Not To Do In Relationships

Most of us who have been intimately involved with someone beyond the infatuation stage know that relationships are like rollercoaster rides. When things are good, they are very, very good. When things are bad, they are very, very bad. We put together TWO Top 10 Lists—one for men and one for women – on 10…

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What To Do When This Warning Shows Up In Your Marriage

by Mort Fertel About 100 years ago I played on my high school baseball team (okay, I’m exaggerating a little, but it feels like 100 years). Anyway, there was a pitcher who had a nasty curve ball. It was the best curve ball in the league. But it was actually easy to hit. Why? Because…

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Consider Counseling To Help Save Marriage

by TW (T Dub) A Jackson Your marriage is the central point in your life. All of your other relationships – with children, with family, and with friends – revolve around the marriage axis. Saving your marriage is usually worth all the effort you can put into it. How do you know if marriage counseling…

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Are You Perfect?

by Jane C. Woods During a recent coaching session a client began talking about her need to be perfect, although she didn t actually use those words. This led us into a helpful discussion of the drivers of Transactional Analysis; I thought it might be of interest to you to try and work out whether…

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