Fear Based Love

I often hear the term, “”… usually in the context of conversations about “things just didn’t work out”. These “things”, usually attributed to the other person, seemingly have led to the demise of their most recent relationships. Yes, it’s true that many people in relationship are afraid to commit in the beginnings of just getting[…]

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!

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[…]

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[…]