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Posts in Category: Marriage

How to Successfully Blend Your Family

  By Michelle K. Forgey, LMHC, LPC, RPT, MA The word “family” is a powerful one. No two families are alike; each carries its own unique composition, traditions, memories, rules, and personality. Maybe you are getting married and one or both of you have children from a previous relationship. Or perhaps your family is adopting […]

4 Signs That Your Relationship May Benefit from Marriage Counseling

By: Tim Gilleand, M.A. Marriage counseling can be helpful for a variety of reasons. Most often, couples consider marriage counseling when their relationship feels more often like a burden than a blessing. If you are wondering whether marriage counseling should be in your future, here are a few common signs. Dr. John Gottman, a psychologist and […]

4 Surprising Reasons Couples Attend Couples Counseling

Couples counseling is often associated with taboo imagery of couples secretly meeting with a “shrink” to help fix a broken marriage on the verge of divorce. Sure, sometimes extremes like this occur, but it’s actually less common than you might think. Your relationship does not need to be on the brink of divorce before you go […]

How to Recognize if your Spouse has Anger Issues

By Blake Neuhauser M.A. Crosswinds Therapist   Effects of Anger Anger can be a tricky emotion that causes people to act out of their typical character. Anger can affect a person’s job, friendships, and marriage. When a spouse has anger issues in a marriage, it can often be taken out on the other spouse, leaving […]