If you aren’t familiar with Helen Fisher’s work and you are in a committed relationship, you should be! Committed relationships are hard work and various forms of infidelity are occasionally reported in my practice with both individuals and couples. As a guest author, Helen Fisher, the biological anthropologist who studies … Continue reading →
The classic model of marriage and partnership is changing. One reason is because internal and external pressures on marriage cause increasingly undeliverable expectations. Where once we were socially connected to communities and extended families over a lifetime, couples now expect their primary relationship to deliver all that comfort and connection. … Continue reading →
Sally Quinn offers some interesting insights about the difference between forgiveness and forgetting in this article. It reminded me of a quote that’s being forwarded on one of the Imago listservs this week: Forgiveness never makes a wrong act right, nor does forgiveness condone or excuse the wrong act. Forgiveness … Continue reading →
I really enjoyed this video of two Imago therapists discussing why people cheat in relationships: Why Arnold Schwarzenegger Cheated On Maria Shriver I think the headline is a bit disingenous, but then again, it gets people to watch it, so I suppose it’s doing the job?