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Is sticking together like glue, always the right thing to do?

Is sticking together like glue, always the right thing to do?

Is a family sticking together like glue, always the right thing to do? We’ve all heard it: “We’re staying together for the sake of the children”. I certainly know that I’ve been hearing this sort of thing for as long...

It’s a boy thing

It’s a boy thing (apparently). According to this article in The Economist, couples who have sons are more likely to stay together than those who have girls. Now, I’ve read this article and I have to say that I’m not...

The role of modern medicine in marital conflict

The role of modern medicine in marital conflict. Imagine this well-known question from the alter: “Do you Bob, take this woman Suzy as your lawfully wedded wife as long as you both shall live?”. Now, I imagine that I will win...

Distinguishing anxiety from fear

Distinguishing anxiety from fear. Many people come into counselling initially describing problems of anxiety and/or panic attacks. This blog is an introduction to how I work with fear and anxiety, and more specifically how I, as a therapist, distinguish the...