This guest post is brought to you by Dr. Samantha Rodman (also known as “Dr. Psych Mom” on her blog and social media). I really enjoyed this article- This is a common complaint of many of the women I see … Continue reading
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Don’t want to fight? Try these simple conflict-busters.
By Angelica Shiels Psy.D. No, there isn’t going to be a flowery intro on this post; I’m just getting straight to the point (much like how your conversations will go if all goes right.)… But I should say that these … Continue reading
Train your husband like you train your toddler.
By Angelica Shiels Psy.D. (Post also appeared on Mamapedia) Shhhh…. Don’t tell your husband, but the same tactics that you use with your kid will work with him! Here are some basic “do’s” and ” don’t ‘s” of husband-training: 1) DO … Continue reading
The one thing that predicts sexual satisfaction in a long-term relationship
By Angelica Shiels Psy.D. (Post also appeared on Psych Central) Think a satisfying sex life in a long-term relationship is kind of an anomaly? Sure, people pretend it exists because it makes for good romantic comedies and keeps us married folks … Continue reading
12 habits that could ruin your relationship.
1) Being condescending, sarcastic, or contemptuous toward your partner: 2) Failing to intentionally appreciate his/her unique talents and contributions: 3) Criticizing or emasculating your man (Gottman): 4) Stonewalling, avoiding, or ignoring your woman (Gottman): 5) Mentioning that she must be … Continue reading
Vital information for couples.
This is a PDF file that I didn’t write, but I often find myself passing it out during the first session of couples therapy. It is great stuff. Four Horsemen Handout
Ten Things You Need to Know About Women, Sex, and Monogamy
So I’ve been reading a lot about “women and sex” over the last couple weeks days. (I’m talking to a bunch of women about the subject tomorrow night at an event for my new(ish) venture, Your Relationship Doc…) PRETTY MUCH, MY … Continue reading
11 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got Married
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By Angelica Shiels Psy.D. 1) You absolutely, 100%, get back whatever you put into it. 2) Sometimes what you have to put into it is making a conscious effort to accept and appreciate the other person exactly how they are. … Continue reading
Men try couples therapy when it focuses on….
RESULTS. Read this.
Do couples that share housework have less sex?
While a 2013 study said otherwise, apparently couples that share housework do NOT have less sex. Here is the latest.