The Main Aspects of Commitment in Marriage and Why it Matters More Than a Decade Ago

Love or Commitment? Researchers have confirmed that the single most important quality in keeping a marriage stable over the long-term is commitment. Commitment is an intention to maintain a relationship over time. In the words of commitment researcher, Dr. Scott Stanley, it is “We with a future.” People generally commit to someone in long-term relationships […]

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Flourishing in Blah Blah Land

Occasionally, a movie is released that has enough universal impact that I hear about it repeatedly from my clients.  So far in 2017, the movie is “La La Land,” starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.  Since its release, I have had many couples come in and report that the low point of their week was seeing […]

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Back to the Future Marriage Edition: The Most Important Question to Ask Yourself as a New Year Begins

I am not a New Year’s resolutions kind of gal.  I am more of a “lifestyle,” approach person, attempting to maintain preferred habits and patterns with consistent evaluation and correction throughout the year.  There is nothing magical about January 1st for me, and the word “resolution,” is too loaded, as it often sets people up […]

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