Posts by Marielle Berg

The Myth of Spontaneity

What is the myth of spontaneity in relationships?

As a San Francisco couple’s therapist, I regularly see couples that have gotten so busy with every day life that they’ve put their relationship on the back burner, where it sits, ignored. It’s easy to prioritize everything else – work, school, family and socializing – the list could go on and on. But prioritizing your…

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Is your relationship unbalanced?

Do you have an unbalanced relationship?

Is your relationship unbalanced? Do you give too much in your relationship? Are you the only one putting out energy to keep the relationship on track? Do you sometimes wish that your partner gave to you half as much as you give to them? If so, your relationship is out of balance.   An unbalanced…

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What a stupid thing to do!

Negative self-talk

How do you talk to yourself when you make a mistake? What a stupid thing to do! How could I be so dumb? What’s wrong with me?! – or worse – I’m such a loser. I can’t do anything right. Does this sound familiar?   Negative Self-Talk The things you say to yourself when you’ve…

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