In this world of beeps and rings and timers, it is easy to feel overwhelmed by these daily reminders. The alarm sings in the morning, the dryer beeps for the clothes to be folded, the phone pings when an email comes in and the oven timer goes off when the … Continue reading
I recently wrote about something called the ‘3-month rule’ for my blog on Feminism and Relationships in the DC Examiner. Here are some of my thoughts on dating and the 3-month rule.
Lena Aburdene can be a little impatient with the slow pace of the therapeutic process. As a new counselor at PC&CC/The Imago Center, she admits that her strong desire to help others causes her to want to help solve problems right away. “Sometimes that’s just not possible,” she explains. “Counseling … Continue reading
I’ve been co-leading a group for young adults struggling with quarterlife crises for over two years now. With time I’ve become more sure in my belief that young professionals today face issues that previous generations did not face at a similar age. Young adults today are marrying later, living at … Continue reading
It is human nature to want companionship. In every culture throughout the world it is the norm to seek companionship, get married and pro-create. For generation after generation it has been a part of who we are to seek a partner in life. It is more than just a societal … Continue reading
When I was a Girl Scout we used to sing the same song at the end of each of our meetings. It went, ” Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver and the other gold.” I didn’t know it then, but that song had a lot of … Continue reading
The Art of Relationships, a coed therapy group for people who want to create more fulfilling relationships with family, friends, colleagues, and or/romantic partners, is accepting members. For more information, or to schedule a free initial consultation, please contact Nathan Gehlert at 202-449-3789 x716 or email him.
We’ve all been there: you’ve just broken up with your special someone, said your goodbyes (“I don’t think we should see each other for a long time”), and then, without warning, you start doubting yourself. Maybe it starts with an email, or a text, or a phone call, but before … Continue reading
In my practice, I get to hear both sides of a common struggle of the sexes: women struggle to find a good, quality guy and some of the guys who fit that description can’t seem to get the women. What’s this all about? Well, Dean Melcher, founder of The Modern … Continue reading
The ongoing QuarterLife+10 therapy group for unmarried professionals in their mid-20s to mid-30s is open to additional members. Topics include work/career, spirituality, relationships, and exploring the question “Where do I want to be in 10 years?” For more information, please contact Nathan Gehlert at 202-449-3789 x716 or email him.