Anger was a huge obstacle. Fear was a menace, doubt, unbelief, strife, confusion, mental anguish, you name it, I was oppressed with it. [Read more…]
You are stuck in a marriage that you know needs professional help desperately. You need marriage counseling but your spouse is unwilling to get and says that you are the one who needs help or just stubbornly refuses to budge. You are angry, hurt and feeling helpless for the future of your union.
What can you do? [Read more…]
“We need help communicating” is a frequent lament from marriage counseling clients. Deeper issues are typically present, but we make temperament (often known as “personality” or “psychological) analysis a focal point because of the good fruit it bears!
When we review client profiles, they are amazed at how understanding each other better, coupled with a willing spirit, can improve their communications and many other areas of their relationship. [Read more…]
You remarried, and one or both of you have children from a prior relationship. You hoped for the best, that the new family would simply mesh on its own, but now you have a sour taste and feel like you are experiencing the worst.
Here are four ways that stepchildren can damage relations with your spouse. I also propose some specific actions to take to start to fix the problems. [Read more…]
Have the losses in your life called you into an isolated wilderness of depression where no one understands your pain?
Are you struggling just to make it through the day?
Are you on medication that has left you numb and void of emotions?
Loss is hard and unavoidable in life. [Read more…]