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Are Your Differences TOO Different?

In this article for Psych Central, I explore another way of thinking about the differences between you and your partner. https://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2017/06/02/are-your-differences-too-different-or-just-right/ . . .


Good Relationships Are Good For Your Health

This study done at the University of Virginia in professeor James Coan's psychology lab supports the age-old wisdom that strong social networks act as a protective factor in stressful situations and are an important contributor to good health. https://www.news.virginia.edu/content/shocking-new-research-finds-friendships-are-key-good-health?utm_source=DailyReport&utm_medium=email&ut . . .


Creating Body Maps

In this article published on YourTango, Sex Therapist Dr. Aline Zoldbrod shares her technique of using illustrated bodymaps over time as a way for couples to communicate about their changing touch preferences. http://www.yourtango.com/experts/dr-aline-zoldbrod/boston-sex-therapist-urges-you-make-body-map . . .


Buried Desire, Sexual Issues and Conflict

In this article published on May 4th in GoodTherapy.Org, I explore the ways in which mismatched sexual desire--particularly when it's not addressed in therapy--can generate conflict in relationships. http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/buried-desire-when-sexual-issues-underlie-couples-conflict-0504174 . . .


Preparing for and Managing Relational Conflicts

In this article published on April 6th, I give tips on successfully preparing for and managing conflict in your relationship.   http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/how-to-make-relationship-conflict-springboard-for-growth-0406175 . . .