Four Factors That Predict the Investment in a Relationship

Four Factors That Predict The Investment In A Relationship

There are many factors that determine whether a relationship is successful or not but one research study focused on four factors which help to predict investment in a relationship. This isn’t to say that a relationship with these things can’t fail, it just means that the investment is greater and it is associated with more […]

Three Simple Ways to Have a Happy Relationship

Three Simple Ways To Help Have A Happy Relationship

by William Schroeder, MA, LPC, NCC Many people come into therapy and are curious about how to have a happy relationship or how can they improve their relationship. There are a lot of factors that go into building rewarding relationships but some simple points that John Gottman often brings are are as simple as bids for […]

Relationship Lessons I Learned from My Dog

Relationship LeRelationship Lessons I Learned From My Dogssons From My Dog

Adam Maurer, LPC, LMFT I have a dog who I absolutely love, most of the time.  Her name is Scout and she is part terrier, part schnauzer, and part Joan Collins.  Don’t let this happy teddy bear expression fool you, she will slap you in the face with a paw if she does not believe […]

Increasing Connection: Learn How to Fight Right

Increasing Connection: Learn How To Fight Right

By Adam Maurer, LPC, LMFT Conflict is an inevitable part of being in any relationship and research shows that 65% of arguments are unresolvable.  People tend to pick partners who complement their own ways of being, which can lead to difficult challenges as well as great rewards.  You can either learn how to use conflict […]

Why Time Is Important in Relationships

Why Time is Important in Relationships

by Adam Maurer, LPC, LMFT, Couples Therapist One of the simplest things you can do for your relationship is be proactive in managing the time you spend on yourself, being a couple, and being a family. Many times life gets busy and a committed partner slips into becoming a roommate who is also exhausted.  Work, […]

What Makes Love Last? Simple Ways to Improve Your Relationship

What Makes Love Last

By Adam Maurer, LPC, LMFT Associate Part 1- Knowing Your Partner Being a guru of relationships people often ask me, “what is the secret to making love last?” Most folks are hoping for some quick two sentence response that will rescue them from the pain of separation. A simple guarantee that if they do this magical […]