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7 Reasons Why You’re Fighting With Your Partner on Vacation and How to Avoid It

7 Reasons Why You’re Fighting With Your Partner on Vacation and How to Avoid It

Fighting with your partner on vacation can be an unwelcome surprise. After all, vacation is supposed to be a time when you get to unwind and take it easy. Though conflict is hard to handle and not what you want to be doing on vacation, it’s a fairly common experience. Many couples find themselves bickering… Continue Reading »

Aging Parents: How You Can Keep Your Relationship Strong While Caring For Them

Aging Parents: How You Can Keep Your Relationship Strong While Caring For Them

It’s no secret that caring for your aging parents is a tough gig. Especially while also trying to nurture your relationship with your partner. This is a situation many of our clients in San Francisco struggle with.  And that’s because caring for an aging parent can cause a big strain in your other relationships, especially… Continue Reading »

Dealing with Emotions that Scare You

Dealing with Emotions that Scare You

How to Deal with Emotions that Scare You  When we are overwhelmed by emotions, the best thing we can do is… feel them. What? Wait a minute. That advice seems counterintuitive. The obvious answer is that if you want to stop experiencing something, you should do everything you can to avoid it. Right? It turns… Continue Reading »

4 effective ways for dealing with in laws you don't like

4 Effective Ways for Dealing with In-Laws You Don’t Like

Although you love your partner, what you feel for your in-laws isn’t exactly the same sentiment. To put it plainly, you really don’t like them. And you don’t have to like them. Although there is no rule that you have to like you in-laws in order to be in a happy relationship, you do have… Continue Reading »

5 relationship rituals that can keep your love strong

5 Relationship Rituals That Can Keep Your Love Strong

Things you regularly do in your relationship are actually habits. These habits can impact your relationship in ways you didn’t expect. Habits are a lot like patterns. Once they’re established, they just sort of unfold themselves without much effort on your part. Until you make a deliberate effort to change them, of course. Furthermore, these… Continue Reading »

3 Keys for Taking of Yourself and Your Partner when their Parent Dies

3 Keys for Taking Care of Yourself and Your Partner When Their Parent Dies

The death of your significant other’s parent is a uniquely challenging time in your relationship.   Your partner will be grieving in their own way. Depending on what kind of relationship you had with their parent, you will be, too. Whether you were close or not, the death of your partner’s parent will be a… Continue Reading »