Did you know that stress over finances is one of the leading causes for spiking levels of anxiety and depression and other serious mental health issues? Inflation is wreaking havoc on our finances—and probably putting stress on your relationship. It’s one of the top issues couples argue about. At CoupleWise we are a […]
How to motivate your partner (special program)
Do you know what the all-time most popular post on our blog is? It’s called Motivating Your Partner to Improve the Relationship. Month after month, this post is #1… which can only mean that this question is really important to you. So of course we asked Dr. John Gray for his thoughts on the matter. […]
Q&A with Dr. John Gray: his take on COVID-19 and its impact on relationships
I don’t know if you’ve looked out your window lately – but we’re in something of a tight spot. A few simultaneous, overlapping, cataclysmic tight spots, actually. COVID-19, an increasingly bitter election cycle, nationwide protests, the west coast is on fire… all of these things have been on our minds, and we knew they’d have […]
Q&A with Dr. John Gray: what is the foundation of a long-lasting relationship?
We’re back with Dr. John Gray (author of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus), and we gave him a total softball question this time: What is the foundation of a long-lasting relationship? He makes it look as easy as pie. Namely, that we need to better understand the roles we’ve chosen, and learn […]
Q&A with Dr. John Gray: what impact did “Men are from Mars…” have on relationships?
One of Dr. John Gray’s best-selling books is Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus, which is one of those books that even if you haven’t read it, you’ve heard of it. So today’s question is pretty straight forward: What changed in relationships after Men are from Mars? The answer might surprise […]
Four Horsemen and Michelangelo
In this article, Heather Edwards sheds light on what makes relationships thrive – and what makes them destined for doom. It was originally published on her blog, New York Psychotherapy and Life Coaching. She is a Psychotherapist and Life Coach, and the Blog Editor in Chief of Couplewise. […]
Everyday is Valentine’s Day
This article is written by Heather Edwards, LMHC, NCC, BCC Psychotherapist, Life Coach, and Blog Editor in Chief of Couplewise. It is originally posted on her blog at NewYorkPsychotherapyandLifeCoaching.com . In this piece she suggests ways to celebrate your love everyday. Valentine’s Day is the day of love notes, red roses, and heart shaped chocolates. […]
5 Pro-Sexual Scripts to Improve Your Sex Life
It’s all too easy to function on auto-pilot. Richard Nicastro, Ph.D., a Psychologist and Marriage/Couples Counselor in Las Cruces, New Mexico talks about the mental scripts that influence our thought and behavior patterns on a conscious and unconscious level. Whether we realize it or not, they are our constant companion – we even take them […]
Critiquing “Hope Springs”: Find out what you won’t learn about couples’ counseling and sex therapy from the movie.
The following review has been written from the perspective of a sex therapist, Dr. Barbara Bartlik, MD (http://drbarbaramd.com/) and Gary Krane, PhD, co-founder of couplewise.com. The recently released movie, “Hope Springs,” depicts couples’ counseling and in a sensitive and realistic manner, providing viewers with a glimpse of what couples’ therapy actually is like. In addition, […]
Marital Therapy May Increase Sex
Posted by Sharon Jackson A U.S. survey of counseling professionals recently found that the top reason couples fight is not about sex and money, but that neither partner feels important or valued by the other. The survey, “Marital Therapy May Increase Sex.” Dr. Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D [Marriage and Family therapist] has this to say about […]