What could buying tomatoes and relationships have to do with each other? Well, recently it taught me a lesson in my own marriage that I want to share with you. As you know, I take relationships seriously in my personal and professional life—I’m in one with my husband and, as a therapist and coach, I… Continue reading Buying Tomatoes and Relationships
I recently attended an amazing Hindu-Jewish wedding in Chicago. It was beautiful the way all weddings are, but even more spectacular to the senses, starting with the elaborate traditional Indian clothes worn by the bride’s family and guests. The women dressed in brilliantly colored, flowing sarees embellished with gold, lace and jewels; intricate henna designs… Continue reading It’s wedding season! What kind of wedding guest will you be?
As women, we long so much to connect with our partners, to have those deep conversations with our husbands and boyfriends that feel richly emotional, raw and vulnerable. Like the talks you have with your girlfriends! And if you don’t have a girlfriend who can hold this kind of space for you, you need to… Continue reading Girlfriends and Hardware Stories: 2 Keys to Improving Your Relationship
I’m going to make a bold statement. Every man wants to make his wife or female partner happy. And if he can’t do it, he gives up trying. You know what that giving up looks like—shutting down, ignoring you, checking out with his computer or phone. But here’s the thing. We women stop our men… Continue reading Men really want to make their women happy