Marriage & Family Therapy
The hardest part of keeping a relationship healthy

The hardest part of keeping a relationship healthy

Keeping a balance. Where you don’t feel like you’re giving too much, too little, or not enough.  Where your partner doesn’t feel the same. Balance in a relationship is like a seesaw game: You need to constantly keep moving to get to a place where you both feel at the...
Isolation is making us re-discover our greatest strength: that connection with others is necessary for our survival.

Isolation is making us re-discover our greatest strength: that connection with others is necessary for our survival.

It’s the beginning of week five of being at home and practicing social distancing. Right before schools were supposed to start again after the March holidays (in Hamburg, Germany at least), we got the news that for the next month we will be staying home, working from...
Relationships and Expectations

Relationships and Expectations

Let’s talk about relationships and expectations. I often ask couples in therapy about expectations: of their relationships, of each other, and of themselves. It really sounds too simple and basic. “Of course we have talked about expectations,” is the answer I most...