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What Happened To The Spark?

Here’s a common relationship problem, and a frequent question I get from relationship therapists: What do you do when the “spark” fades from the relationship?  This is an interesting question, because it is actually several questions disguised as one. Here is my rundown:  Why does the spark fade? Is inevitable? How can we navigate the […]

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Working With Sexual Aversion

I’m continuing my series responding to the answers my readers sent me in response to the question, “What is your biggest challenge working with sex issues in therapy?” This week, I’m discussing a really challenging one: sexual aversion. Understanding a little about the Dual Control Model of sexual arousal will help you begin to approach […]

Three Aspects of Differentiation of Self: Part 3

This is the third post in a three-part series about differentiation of self. Earlier, I discussed the first aspect of differentiation of self, which is the ability to look within yourself and identify what you think, believe, feel, and prefer; you can read that post here.  In my last post, I wrote about the second […]

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