Hal Shorey Ph.D. Posted Mar 19, 2015 Based on the size of the US population, there are presently more than 47 million Americans who have anxious attachment styles. That means that if you don’t have this personality style then you are most likely in relationships with people who do. Understanding this personality style and how… Continue reading Overcoming Relationship Anxiety and Feeling Good About It
Our style of attachment affects everything from our partner selection to how well our relationships progress to, sadly, how they end. That is why recognizing our attachment pattern can help us understand our strengths and vulnerabilities in a relationship. An attachment pattern is established in early childhood attachments and continues to function as a working… Continue reading How Your Attachment Style Impacts Your Relationship
When you ask just about any couple for advice about how to succeed in marriage, their first response is usually, “It’s all about communication. You can’t expect your partner to read your mind!” While this advice is fine–I mean, it’s definitely not going to hurt your marriage–research has shown in the past few decades that… Continue reading Why “Communication” Won’t Save Your Marriage
I was listening to a presentation by Liza Shaw, a Marriage and Family Therapist, given on TEDxHickory. From her practice, she discovers that a marriage relationship typically lasts 10-30 years before it breaks down and the couple breaks up. In order to help marriages thrive and last longer an upgrade is needed, says Liza. In this… Continue reading Marriage 2.0
GoodTherapy.org Blog June 16, 2015 By Lori Hollander LCSW-C, BCD Planning the wedding felt overwhelming for Megan. With her family living far away and her fiancé uninterested in the details, she was essentially left alone to plan the most important day of her life.When her best friend Steph became engaged, Megan was ecstatic. They… Continue reading Does Premarital Counseling Belong on Your Wedding Checklist?