Roommate Marriage

Roommate Marriage

Do you feel like you are in a roommate marriage?  Wishing for the times when you were constantly thinking about that special person – while you were at work, classes, completing the chores of the day, and could not wait to see them once more? Remembering the...
Four Horsemen

Four Horsemen

In the Gottman Theory, John and Julie Gottman use an analogy to describe when a marriage could be on the brink of destruction called the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Criticism, Contempt, Defensiveness, and Stonewalling.  This analogy comes from the Christian Bible...
Daily Questions To Ask Yourself

Daily Questions To Ask Yourself

Humans can complicate life themselves. Do you believe that to be true? We like to think there is more to the story than there really is. That something must be wrong with us and it cannot be that easy. We tend to overlook the basic needs right in front of our eyes....
Codependency Is Common

Codependency Is Common

The term has such a negative connotation, I’ve found, but codependency is common. Traditionally, codependency has been viewed as an uneven dynamic between two individuals, one being more of the “giver” and one being the “taker”. This terminology can be closely...