Putting it back together (Part 3 of 3)

“There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.” ― George Sand By the time couples come for therapy, the damage, the erosion of the marital relationship, is so extensive and deep for some of them that saving the marriage is an impossibility. Almost immediately in couples therapy I ask clients to [...]

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Why marriages break down (Part 2 of 3)

“I’ll close my eyes, then I won’t see The love you don’t feel when you’re holding me” – “I Can’t Make You Love Me” by Bonnie Raitt   The Erosion of Love Robert S. Weiss, a UMASS sociology professor, (Weiss, Robert S., Marital Separation, 1975, New York, Basic Books), offers a well-written, cogent piece which [...]

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It’s all a terrible blur

I was recently soaking up the early morning news while doing cardio in the gym when, on a TV screen several down the line from the one I was watching, I saw a picture of the bizarre, orange haired, bug-eyed guy who is on trial for shooting… what?  What and where did he do his [...]

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