Marriage & Relationships

Love During the Time of COVID

2021-04-12T18:45:39-04:00March 3rd, 2021|

There was somewhat of a dark joke that was floating among couples counselors when the pandemic first hit and lockdowns began that business would be booming soon. While it started off as a joke, unfortunately it has become much more of a reality as the [...]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

2020-01-03T21:24:52-05:00September 26th, 2019|

Domestic Violence Awareness Month was created after the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence began a “Day of Unity” in October 1981 to connect advocates that were working across the nation to end violence against women and children. Domestic Violence Awareness Month focuses on three main [...]

You Feel Me?

2020-01-06T16:33:57-05:00February 9th, 2018|

In the classic Broadway show “Fiddler on the Roof”, Tevye asks his wife, Golde, “Do you love me?” She answers with a long list of all the things she has done for him over the 25 years they’ve been married. He asks her again and [...]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

2020-01-06T16:53:51-05:00October 5th, 2017|

The month of October is dedicated to raising awareness about domestic violence and abuse. The National Domestic Violence Hotline defines Domestic Violence (also called intimate partner violence) as "a pattern of behaviors used by one partner to maintain power and control over another partner in [...]

The Love Comes First

2020-01-06T18:40:41-05:00July 3rd, 2017|

As the year went by I watched a gradual transformation occur. Bit by bit my friend restored every inch of that car. As we faced final exams that year, my friend arrived in what had become a shining, rumbling, teenage automotive dream. It was as [...]

What Are You Trying To Say?

2020-01-07T14:22:05-05:00December 9th, 2012|

Better Communication for Better Relationships Sometimes, the most basic things can mess up something we’re trying to do. Whether you are trying to bake a cake or build a bookcase, the wrong materials or the wrong tools can derail the whole effort. Relationships are a [...]

Who Gets The Luigi’s Restaurant?

2020-01-07T14:22:57-05:00December 9th, 2012|

When couples split, few parts of the process are more painful, or can be more contentious, than the division of property. “When couples break up,” says Phil Rainer, LCSW-R, Clinical Director of Capital EAP’s counseling division, “depending upon the length and depth of the relationship, [...]

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