Expectations of Couples Therapy

Expectations of Couples Therapy

Written by therapist Bria McCalpin When deciding to go to therapy, you may have multiple anticipations of what will occur. Everyone is different depending on the reasons they seek counseling, but it is safe to assume couples are looking to improve their relationship...
Before You Start Couples Therapy

Before You Start Couples Therapy

It is often difficult to start therapy for one person but trying to get two people involved can be even more complicated. You may want to begin couples therapy because you notice aspects of your relationship you want to work on, or you are having a hard time...
(Re)Discovering Your Partner II

(Re)Discovering Your Partner II

In Part One, we discussed how to communicate about the positive aspects of you and your relationships. We may pride ourselves in knowing our partners to the point where it becomes second nature or the norm to know different aspects of your partner. However, it can be...
Let’s Talk About Arguments

Let’s Talk About Arguments

When it comes to relationships, arguing is inevitable. Having a disagreement or a dispute with your partner (or someone else), does not mean there is something wrong with the relationship. However, there could be an issue with how you argue. Think about the last time...
(Re)Discovering Your Partner

(Re)Discovering Your Partner

As a relationship continues to grow over time, partners can notice how their relationship may change. Usually, this is when you become more comfortable with your significant other and feel they understand you and you have a similar comprehension about who they are....
Apology Languages

Apology Languages

Have you ever been curious about your reaction to someone apologizing to you? Wishing they said this or hoping they did that, whichever you needed to fully accept their apology? If you are like me, this may be the first time you’re wondering about the best way you...