couple support

We all want to feel safe and loved in our relationships. We want to feel free to share our deepest emotions and feel understood.  Yet we can sabotage this very safety by taking on the responsibility for our partner’s emotions. Our efforts to care for the people we love inadvertently creates conflict, distance, and misunderstandings. The problem is often based in romantic ideals we have that intimate partners should be[…]

couples, newborns

Couples awaiting a new baby are often filled with excitement, worries, and fantasies as they prepare their lives to welcome new little bundles. The focus is usually all about baby: reading baby books and blogs, stocking up on gear, planning for the birth, washing and folding new baby clothes and blankets. But relatively little attention is paid to the relationship of the couple stepping into this new chapter together. Few[…]