When Couples Therapy Happens at Different Speeds

Many couples reach a point where they decide it’s best to seek out couples counseling.  However, Shameela Keshavjee, MS, LMFT-S notes in a post for, that one person may be ready for therapy while the other is nervous and scared of the prospects. Keshavjee notes that it’s not unheard of for partners to have… Read more »

Mental Health and the Transgender Community

Writing for Southern California Public Radio, Tara Haelle discusses new research on the struggles of transgender people, especially for young women of color. There is the hope that this research can help better understand the needs of transgender youth, empowering them with better mental health tools. The study, headed by Sari Reisner of both Harvard… Read more »

Equality and Reciprocity in Romantic Relationships

Dr. theorizes that everyone expresses love differently and in different ways in his book The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts . One partner may be better with talking about their love, while the other partner isn’t a talker. However, that doesn’t mean that they don’t express their feelings in other ways, such as doing something thoughtful (like bringing home flowers). The point is to express those feelings! Not doing so creates an imbalance in the relationship.

‘Women Like Cuddling More Than Men’ and 6 other Couple’s Sleeping Myths You Need to Stop Believing

The Huffington Post published an article regarding seven myths concerning couples and sleep. These commonly held ideas range from assumptions about who snores, to who most prefers night cuddling.   For example: Insomnia Issues: There is a myth that people who can’t sleep at night have relationship issues.  However, there are many reasons why this happens, such… Read more »

Looking for a bridal shower or baby shower gift?

Those looking for something for newlyweds or gentle reminder to new parents that the marriage should come first may appreciate Caroline Madden’s latest book, “How to Go From Soul Mates to Roommates in 10 Easy Steps.”