November 28, 2018

You’re not the Grinch: You Don’t Hate the Holidays, You Hate the Work

“I think there must be something wrong with me, Linus. Christmas is coming, but I’m not happy. I don’t feel the way I’m supposed to feel.”  Charlie Brown and the Grinch have something in common, the lost meaning of Holidays. For the Grinch, being mean transfers his lack of joy on […]
February 13, 2015

The Conversation Every Couple Should Have on Valentine’s Day

No matter how you celebrate Valentine’s Day, be it at a trendy new restaurant or a home cooked meal, make Love Maps part of the evening.  Love mapping is a phrase used in Gottman Method Couples Therapy that means asking open-ended questions to better know the internal world of your […]
December 3, 2014

5 Things We Love About Our Couples Weekend Workshop

In October we put on another Art and Science of LoveWeekend Workshop.  It was our biggest workshop to date.  As we reflected on the success of the workshop we realized there are many reasons we love this work. 1.  We love seeing couples committed to working on their relationships.  At this workshop […]
November 5, 2013

How Does Weight Gain Affect Couples?

“You’ve gained so much weight . . . I am no longer attracted to you”. More than 34%  of Americans are now obese and it has become a national epidemic.  Co-morbidities related to obesity, like diabetes, often take the spotlight but weight issues have deleterious effects on relationships as well. Weight […]