Month: July 2019

How Is Marriage Retreat Counseling Different From Couples Counseling?

By Mary Ellen Goggin / July 31, 2019
marriage counseling retreat

Let’s be real. Going to couples counseling probably didn’t make your top-5 bucket list for things to do this year. And marriage retreat counseling, if you’ve never gone before, probably didn’t even blip your radar. By the time the “c” word enters into most relationships, a lot of muddy water has flowed under the bridge.…

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4 Inspiring Surviving-Infidelity Quotes

By Mary Ellen Goggin / July 16, 2019
surviving-infidelity quotes

Infidelity is a gut-wrenching betrayal. As common as infidelity is, those touched by it often feel alone in their struggle to survive the pain. Knowing what and whom to believe when trust has been shattered can seem all but impossible. Below are 4 surviving-infidelity quotes offered to share empathy and inspire self-trust and hope for…

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How To Keep A Relationship Happy

By Jerry / July 16, 2019
how to keep a relationship happy

Couples often learn the hard way that relationships don’t run on auto-pilot, fueled forever when they fall in love. Like children, pets, and plants, relationships need nurturing too. Learning how to keep a relationship happy and then applying what you’ve learned is hands-down the best relationship advice. To gain some insight, let’s peek behind the…

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10 Ways to Connect with Your Partner

By Jerry / July 15, 2019
10 ways to connect with your partner

Couples complain frequently in our private couples therapy retreat that they’ve grown distant. They find themselves living parallel lives under the same roof. They’re lost in routines and TV. If this sounds like you, you are probably wanting to learn ways to connect with your partner. Lost is the simple joy of being together and…

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How Does An Unhappy Marriage Affect You?

By Mary Ellen Goggin / July 8, 2019
Crying woman who knows the sad answer to the question, "how does an unhappy marriage affect you?"

Therapists are trained to read between the lines, to watch and listen for signs that something painful may be lurking beneath the surface. So, when someone asks, “How does an unhappy marriage affect you?” we ask more questions than we answer. No matter what your marriage looks like, you know that you and your partner…

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