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How many times have we heard the saying opposites attract? Or had the friend who started dating the person who was the yin to her yang? I often have clients come into my practice who are struggling in a relationship because they feel like their partner is the polar opposite of them and they are… Read More

Often people feel really stuck when it comes to communicating in their relationship. How open should I be? Won't my vulnerability make my partner run for the hills? What does it even mean to share how I am feeling? Another way that communication can fall short is not just how we share how we are… Read More

What if we break up and he is the perfect partner to the next girl? What if she moves on and makes those efforts with her new guy? These fears are some of the most common issues that arise at the end of a relationship and that can often cause someone to hold on longer… Read More

Do you ever wonder if what you are going through is normal? Or if the questions you have about your relationship are common? Often what people are experiencing is more common than it feels like when you’re going through it. People have a hard time talking about what is going on in their relationship and… Read More

In one of my relationship sessions last week a client asked me how she was to know if her boyfriend was the right one for her. She was worried, as the relationship was getting more serious, that maybe he wouldn’t be the kind of partner she wanted for the rest of her life. He was… Read More

Let’s be honest. Who doesn’t want to be in a relationship that looks like the real life version of The Notebook? I think we all want to find someone that we can still love and be loved by well into our gray haired days. So what is the secret to long lasting relationships? Investing 100%… Read More

Often in relationships when we are offered suggestions of ways to improve our relationship we talk about things we should stop doing. You may have read one of my previous blogs about the non-negotiables couples set in a relationship that help individuals set boundaries around behaviors that they feel would be detrimental to the wellbeing… Read More

I always find this time of year really interesting because of how quickly the focus shifts from holiday celebrations to what we are going to change about ourselves in the upcoming year. Don’t get me wrong, I am all about self improvement but sometimes it seems we can push a little too hard on January… Read More

Just writing a quick post to wish you all a beautiful Christmas Eve/holiday season. This time of year is one of my favourites because it is a time when I am blessed enough to spend a few days with those I love most, doing the simple things like sharing a meal and playing with my… Read More

If you have ever been betrayed read this   I was scrolling the internet this week for articles on betrayal because it seems to be popping up in my office quite a bit lately. Interestingly, the holidays, while bringing lots of warmth and joy, can also bring up memories of the injuries that have happened… Read More