marriage conflicts escalates with threat of corona virus
Marital conflict escalates when a couple can't fight a threat like corona virus. During a lock down they are forced to deal with their unspoken longings and helpless feelings. Marital conflict can nudge the couple to enrich their relationship or live in fear of the marriage and the virus.
Are You Trapped in a Loveless Marriage? - Los Angeles Westside Therapy
Feeling trapped in a loveless marriage is unbearable. But it doesn't have to mean a life time of suffering if you discover the profound beliefs that keep you trapped and prevent you from being yourself and worthy of love in the marriage.
How to Deal with a Constantly Critical Partner - Los Angeles Westside Therapy
Living with a constantly critical partner makes you wonder if you are crazy. You are probably in a sado-masochistic relationship. If you absorb the criticism you may take all the responsibility and drink or abuse substances to cope. Build your shield and giving your partner their share of the responsibility is a must.
Relationship rules that harm marriages part 3
http://losangeleswestsidetherapy.comAre you frustrated and let down that your marriage doesn't work the way you think it should? Then you are probably puttin...
Marriage Stress and Inflammation in Your Body - Los Angeles Westside Therapy
Marriage stress affects sleep for both partners. But the one who has low emotional expression during conflict ends up with inflammation like sinus problems.
Building Trust and Intimacy in Relationships - Los Angeles Westside Therapy
Building trust and intimacy involves active involvement in your partners good times, responding positively and enjoying the experience together.
Affair Recovery –Dr. Jeanette Raymond – Los Angeles, CA
Affair recovery counseling with Dr. Jeanette Raymond in LA helps you reclaim your relationship and come out on the other side of infidelity more committed and connected.
Mature Dependency in Relationships - Los Angeles Westside Therapy
Dependency in relationships is a necessary feature of bonding and attachment. One of the most important parts of a strong and lasting romantic connection between couples is the creation of a healthy and mature dependency in the relationship. Fear of Being Used Prevents Mature Dependency in Relationships Many individuals and couples come to therapy because they are struggling with an immature dependency which makes the relationship unstable and scary. For example Jose a client in his thirties…
Love Means Freedom in Relationships - Los Angeles Westside Therapy
Are you startled by the idea of freedom in relationships? Does your heart start pounding with fear or excitement? Giving your partner freedom in a relationship is a critical feature of a successful, stable and fulfilling connection. If you are scared by the idea, then you may be imagining the insecurity of having an ‘open marriage’ where you can have other sexual partners, affairs or abdicating and abandoning duties and obligations. If on the other hand you reacted to the idea of freedom in…
Blog - Los Angeles Westside Therapy
Understanding and Tracking Relational Trauma in the Body Tracking relational trauma is essential, because it gets activated when you least expect it. Trauma survivors may not realize that they have been emotionally traumatized; and so are oblivious to their reactions to others during a bout of activation. Their reactions are prescribed and they are not …
Fallen Out of Love? The Secret to Being in Love Again - Los Angeles Westside Therapy
Fallen Out of Love? Here’s How to Find it Again Does it seem that you have fallen out of love with your partner? Do you wonder why you are in a relationship with a partner who always makes you feel bad? Perhaps you fantasize about walking away as far as you can just to …
Building a Basic Trust Creates True Love - Los Angeles Westside Therapy
Do you have a solid basic trust that your partner will share in your experience when you share something important? What’s the first image that comes into your mind when you imagine sharing your feelings or opinion? If it’s one of deflation, then you are missing the second most important feature of having the capacity to truly love, which is basic trust in the humanity of the other. Are you suspicious of your partner’s sincerity and genuineness when they are being ‘nice’ or generous? May be…
managing hostile attitudes in ptn research
http://losangeleswestsidetherapy.comDo you ever wonder what makes your partner suddenly turn hostile? Do you think it might be your fault? Perhaps you are wo...