Mother’s Day Blues So much has been written about the complexity of the mother daughter relationship. Generally, it’s from the perspective of the daughter who never got her needs met from her mother. But what about the mother whose daughter seemed oppositional from the time she came out of the womb? In fact she was […]
Why do women give themselves up in relationships? I think that almost every woman I have seen in therapy has lost multiple IQ points when she’s in a relationship. Why is that? Why do so many women get desperate when they’re involved with someone?
The genders are very confused in our modern time. When I was younger, our roles were clearly delineated. After the feminist movement, men seemed to become very perplexed with regard to their roles. Do they open doors for women? Can they compliment women or are they setting themselves up for a sexual harassment case? There […]
How many times have we heard our friends complain about how badly they have been treated by their boyfriends? Ladies frequently relate to other people by complaining to each other. We all are familiar with the phrase, “misery loves company.” So, we whine and complain and our female friends bitch and complain and we feel […]
Studying committed relationships has been an interest of mine long before I became a relationship counselor. Most of us never had good role models with regard to what makes a relationship work. We’re all familiar with what doesn’t work, but we are still puzzled as to what is required to have a sustained, loving relationship.