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10 February 2011
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Top Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Say “I Do”

After what was hopefully at least a 2-year courtship, you now find yourself engaged. You’re excited and nervous as the big day approaches. You think you’ve got all the important questions asked and answered. Are the guests seated properly? Did we give the florist a deposit? Are all the relatives travel and lodging arrangements finalized? Has everything […]


Allow Yourself to Need and Be Needy

Anger was Andre’s only weapon against a perceived attack. Terrence felt his head throb with anger. His jaw tightened and he ground his teeth to try and control his fury. He wanted to tear up the list of schools and throw it at his wife. He felt attacked and wanted to hit back in a […]


9 February 2011
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Stop Saying Your Relatives are Crazy When Seeking Counseling!

Check out some of these statistics.  And tell me why we bring each other down and criticize someone when they seek professional help. I have talked to many clients who are in pain, but don’t come because of family pressures and stigmas.  We need help just like everyone else.  You don’t want to go to […]


Stop Saying Your Relatives Are Crazy When They Seek Counseling! Black People.

Check out some of these statistics.  And tell me why we bring each other down and criticize someone when they seek professional help. I have talked to many clients who are in pain, but don’t come because of family pressures and stigmas.  We need help just like everyone else.  You don’t want to go to […]


Helping Your Wife Want More Sex

Sex is a common conflict in relationships.  When one partner becomes more demanding, the less the other wants to give.  And if the more inhibited person tries to switch roles the other partner backs off.  Differences in men and women related to sexual needs can be a recipe for disaster.  These differences can also create […]


7 December 2010
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Psychology Today Profile

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6 December 2010
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Emotional Bank Accounts and Your Relationship

When it comes to improving and maintaining our relationships with others, I refer to Stephen Covey’s metaphor of the Emotional Bank Account. If you’ve never heard of this, it basically means that anyone with whom we have a relationship with, whether it be our spouses, significant others, coworkers, family or friends, we maintain a personal […]


Are You Emotionally Healthy?

All people have emotional needs.  Those who are emotionally healthy can get their needs met in a variety of ways and they are able to fulfill the emotional needs of others. Some examples of emotionally healthy people are: A person who can gain their own sense of self satisfaction from accomplishments Someone who is able […]

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