Divorce in Midlife: Crisis and Opportunity

In midlife, you have spent more years establishing a particular lifestyle and, therefore, you have more to lose than a younger person does, when your marriage ends. How can you come out of divorce feeling positive, strong, and even free? … More Divorce in Midlife: Crisis and Opportunity

How Couple Therapy can Help to Save Your Relationship

He didn’t want a marriage with an unavailable wife…while she didn’t want an unfaithful husband! The arguments were about time: how do you make time for each other with all of life’s pressures? … More How Couple Therapy can Help to Save Your Relationship

Esther Perel Speaks About Intimacy and Affairs

Esther Perel is a world-renowned couple therapist who speaks and writes about relationships and sexuality. In a recently-begun video series, Perel talks compassionately and non-judgmentally about infidelity, how and why it happens, and how marriages can heal.  She also explains how to help a friend if they have recently discovered their partner has been having … More Esther Perel Speaks About Intimacy and Affairs

For a happy marriage, say 5 positive things for every negative one, and find new ways to experience desire

The New York Times posted a blog recently that examined the ingredients for a happy marriage. As anyone married longer than 6 months can tell you, sustaining a happy marriage is not as simple as it may seem. Ask yourself, “What can I do in 5 minutes today to make my partner’s life better?” For … More For a happy marriage, say 5 positive things for every negative one, and find new ways to experience desire