Help! I’ve Fallen (IN LOVE) and I Can’t Get Up!

Help! I’ve Fallen (IN LOVE) and I Can’t Get Up!

While on a social networking site that I also post articles on, I came across another member’s recent post describing her overwhelming feelings of pain and angst over a lost love. Her powerful writings described feelings of falling hard, unrequited love, yearnings for comfort, tossing blindly and her willingness to walk into the fire to[…]

Getting the Relationship You Want!

Getting the Relationship You Want!

Everyone’s talking about this “relationship stuff” in Starbucks, on the subway, at the local restaurants and bars on Friday nights. Does anyone have a good relationship, or for that matter… a Great Sex Life? As a Marriage and Family Therapist and Clinical Sexologist, of course I have an opinion! Although many couples present in therapy[…]

Little Red Riding Hood Syndrome

Little Red Riding Hood Syndrome

“I am not a fair weather friend”… said the wolf to little red riding hood, as he slipped his arm around her shoulders and handed her a cup of tea… Margaret was astounded and angry at her own foolishness for falling for her latest boyfriends smooth lines. She was a sophisticated, well educated and quite[…]

“Love” On A Sunday Afternoon

“Love” On A Sunday Afternoon

The continued search for signs of intelligent life through meeting, greeting and all the preliminary rituals of dating love on a Sunday afternoon. We are so action oriented that we think of love as something to do. With Valentines day soon approaching, I thought some deep hearted comments about love, dating and the appropriate-and inappropriate[…]

Rules of Engagement

Rules of Engagement

The old adage of something or another being one’s “Bread and Butter” has been around for a long time. Perhaps this is simply another soon to become ancient jewel, its prolific meaning to be covered in cobwebs, lost to the English language forever. However, in relationship therapy, the mainstay of dynamics of relationship, sex, intimacy[…]