Want some good relationship advice? Couples therapists dish.

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I recently asked 7 couples therapists to weigh-in with their answers to some important relationship questions.  If you are married or in a long-term-monogamous (LTM) relationship, take a couple minutes to read what the experts have to say.  Better yet, read it … Continue reading

5 reasons your husband is on Ashley Madison

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This is for the thousands of [mostly] women who recently spelled-out their husband’s email in that little box on the computer screen …. click click click…. and were horrified to see the results…. Here are 5 reasons your husband has an Ashley Madison account: 1) Your … Continue reading

Warning: Steer clear of this relationship wrecking ball!

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By Angelica Shiels Psy.D. We’re all familiar with this cliché scenario: A wife stands there, “nagging” her husband with her hands on her hips, and her husband simply turns up the TV volume while he continues to look straight ahead … Continue reading

What if my husband (or wife) refuses to go to couples therapy?

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What if my husband (or wife) refuses to go to couples therapy? This guy: “Therapy?  What?  You’ve got to be kidding.” By Angelica Shiels Psy.D. It is very common for one partner to have more interest in attending therapy than … Continue reading

Check this out if you’re married.

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Okay, so this isn’t an “article,” but even better.  It’s an awesome video that I find myself telling couples to watch for therapy “homework” all the time.  This is something that couples eventually practice in therapy over and over in … Continue reading

The secret resentment of [some] stay-at-home moms

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Around the time my second son was born, my husband started a new job requiring 13-hour work-days and sometimes weekends.  To his credit, he handled the stress of his new obligations beautifully.  As for me, I was miserable.  I tried … Continue reading

10 things we can instill in our kids to make them relationship rockstars

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1) The habit of noticing their feelings and needs and being empowered to express them (directly and respectfully). 2) The awareness that someone else’s feelings and needs are never “wrong” or to be argued. 3) The abilities to delay gratification … Continue reading