Worried About Your Kids Because of Your Marriage? Here’s What To Do Next…

Dear Friends, “Will my kids be okay?” “Our kids have seen too much already.” “I don’t want them to think this is what love looks like.” If you’re going through hard times in your marriage, maybe you’ve asked questions like these.   When my husband Carey and I went through our dark season of marriage…

How to Navigate a Tough Season of Mental Illness as a Team When it Threatens Your Marriage.

Dear Friends, Chances are, you know several people among family and friends who face mental health struggles. Maybe right now, it’s you. If so, you’re in good company, because around 20% of the population is struggling with a mental health issue of some sort, whether it be anxiety, depression, ADHD or other. That’s why Dr.…

Blended Families – FREE 7-episode video series

Dear Friends, In my years of experience counseling married couples, I’ve seen firsthand that even under the most ideal of circumstances, marriage can be tough! The joining of two people with distinct backgrounds, personalities, and perspectives is a beautiful thing, but it’s guaranteed to come with challenges as well. And if marriage can be tough,…

Is Divorce the Right Answer? 15 Questions Couples Should Ask

Dear Friends, Marriage struggles are normal. But often, couples ask, “Is divorce the right answer?” These 15 questions will help you evaluate your marriage. Mike and Sandy* came to see me for marriage therapy. They struggled with one of the most challenging questions a married couple can ask: Is divorce the right answer? It’s a high-stakes question…

Why and How to Pursue a Healing Separation

Dear Friends, What is a healing separation? A healing separation (also known as a trial or therapeutic separation) is temporary and structured time apart to help a couple heal their broken relationship. During this time, the couple works toward individual healing and growth. They also evaluate and change dysfunctional patterns and behaviors in their marriage.…