Creating Happy and Healthy Relationships
By Leslie Becker-Phelps, Ph.D.
Ever wondered whether it’s better to be married or single? The question itself sets up the false premise that there is a right answer.
If you’re staying together for the kids – trying to spare them the pain of being from a broken family – give this some further
When your friend is struggling, you may feel the urge to make their pain go away. It can be tempting to point out what they have
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
When Disaster Strikes: How to Cope With the News
Watching the daily news feed can be more terrifying than any horror movie. Closing your eyes won’t make it go away.
When someone you care about is upset, it can be hard to know how to help. Though their distress tugs at your heart, you may find that you don’t know
Midlife – a time when you’ve faced enough challenges and struggles that you may feel exhausted by them. Along the way, you may have
Everyone has challenges. They face situations that make them want to give up. Those who are successful – not only in achieving their
While some couples are blissfully happy as they prepare to marry, others are a bit more cautious. They want to do all they can to create a strong
Even in good relationships, there may be some problems that seem to just keep repeating. Feeling taken for granted or being smothered.
Do you see your relationship as codependent? What does that mean to you? In conducting therapy, I’ve learned that these are extremely important questions