Certified Gottman Therapist and Master Trainer Stacy Hubbard offers tips for "getting back out there."
After coming clean about an affair, Brandon and his partner learn how to rebuild their relationship.
Employing Gottman's Trust Revival Method in the aftermath of an affair.
The more you can be present in the current experience of your date, the more you’ll enjoy yourself. The more you enjoy yourself, the more enjoyable you are to be around. And if you both enjoy yourselves, that is a “successful” date in my book.
In 2019, we took a look at the things that challenge relationships, and ways to ultimately make the relationships we choose stronger.
Under the guise of “healthy communication,” I was actually destroying my own relationship.
When you are trying to get your point across, it is not helpful to scream louder or longer. That is a waste of time and energy—time and energy better spent reviewing the perspectives of both parties involved.
All of the constructs I grew up with and believed I would carry on in my own family had to be thrown out the window. As much as I would like one, there is no guide on how to be a stepfamily—we are all too different.
Geographic separation, whether it is for 6 weeks, 6 months, or longer, is inevitably difficult. The key to a successful deployment for any couple is to learn together all you can in order to prepare for your time apart.
Allow grief, in your own heart and in the hearts of others. Don’t send it underground.
Thanks to a combination of sobriety, introspection, therapy, and Kate’s support, I’m feeling more comfortable showing up authentically both inside and outside this relationship.
Everything I thought I knew about myself, my faith, my friendships, and my family was put on tilt when I decided to be true to who I am and pursue that woman.