Yes, we humans are complicated. That's why creating good relationships can sometimes be tricky to achieve, or hard, or in some extreme situations, seemingly almost impossible. Yet often, techniques are available that can resolve many difficulties. Discover more.
We’re Long Islanders. We talk about sex, we think about sex, and we definitely want to make sure we’re having enough. The question can come from either person in a relationship, though usually when we hear the jokes from comedians and sitcoms, it seems as if men want more sex than their female counterparts.
Long Islanders are good at arguing. Whether it is over the Islanders versus the Rangers, or pizza versus sushi, we are not shy in giving our opinions. But what about with those we love, the people – usually our partners – with whom we are closest with, and live with every day?
In spite of what you may believe, happily married couples do not "get along all the time." Rather, like other couples, they have their fair share of disagreements and yes, even loud arguments. And while marital conflicts are inevitable, successfully married couples have learned how to work through them in healthier ways.
Understandably, many of my unhappily married clients simply don't know what to do. They're not sure if it's best to stay in the marriage and work through their differences with, or without, a counselor; take a temporary "time-out" (e.g. separate): or get a divorce.
The reason why people begin relationships is to enhance and enrich their lives. However, intimate relationships can be challenging. Years ago, people either suffered through these challenges or ended the relationship. More people are now open to discovering alternatives to help change their circumstances.