I’ve been ever so pleasantly distracted. This little human came into my life not too long ago. I have been taken by how simply looking into his eyes can make him smile. The body curls and coos that accompany fill me up completely. Words are irrelevant. It’s that innate pleasure and responsiveness associated with genuine
Here is a letter that Gary wrote for our Hold Me Tight Love Letters & Updates (you can sign up to receive these here) with ideas to help make today a day to bond, connect, and celebrate your love. I loved his thoughts and will definitely be taking time to have this conversation with the one I
There was a fascinating article in the Wall Street Journal recently about what motivates couples to have sex and how the motivation impacts their relationship. The article explains that “new research from the University of Toronto shows that the reasons why partners have sex in the first place also significantly affect marital satisfaction. And a
Sometimes we are lead to believe that if we have a healthy relationship we will not fight, we will be able to avoid contention at all times, we will always be there for each other, and our marriage will always feel strong and secure. As we learn about and strive for values of love, respect
Visit 911day.org to pledge your good deed. Where were you when you learned about the attack on the World Trade Centers and who did you call first? I imagine most of us, regardless of how far we were from New York City or Washington, D.C. on September 11, 2001, remember exactly who we called first.
Click image for more details. I’m again looking forward to a wonderful weekend in October. Seems far away now, but it always comes fast once the groove of Fall gets going. On October 18-19 we will be hosting Part I of the Hold Me Tight Program in McLean, VA. If you don’t yet know much
I’m really excited for our date night. Here are some details in case you are wondering: What’s the plan? 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Relationship education and tools for connection 8:00 – 8:30 p.m. Couples break for some guided application in a private setting 8:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Parenting From the Inside Out by Daniel J. Siegel My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have only read 3-4 chapters of this book, but I am loving what I am getting out of it. This is a great book for all parents to read. It helps you examine your emotional world in relation to
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Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl My rating: 5 of 5 stars This really is a must read for every one who lives and breathes. It was interesting to read it as a therapist. I was expecting something more like a self help book, but was intrigued to find it to be a