6 Essential Habits That Build Trust in Relationships

“We’re never so vulnerable than when we trust someone – but paradoxically,
if we cannot trust, neither can we find love or joy.”
– Walter Anderson

Trust – the most fragile aspect of a relationship. It’s the framework upon which love, intimacy and deep connection are built. It takes a long time […]

How Does Your Cell Phone Affect Trust in Your Relationship?

Today’s technology greatly impacts trust in our relationships and marriages for better or worse. Cheating gets discovered on cell phones and computers; exes are found on Facebook; internet dating sites and pornography have made it easier and more tempting to cheat.

On the other hand, trust can be built […]

How Important Is Trust in a Relationship?

We often see couples in our practice as a result of a break in trust, whether a partner has an affair, is found to be using drugs, or is lying about money. Repair certainly is possible, but it takes time, conscious effort and perseverance to rebuild the foundation that […]

11 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Deciding to Separate

“But the grass ain’t always greener on the other side,
it’s green where you water it.”
– Justin Bieber, As Long As You Love Me

Bob and I wish we could save every marriage. We go “all out” when couples we’re counseling are in crisis: late night phone calls, emergency sessions, even […]