The Manifestation of Relationship Anxiety

Ah, relationship anxiety. That feeling that things are just not okay in your relationship or with your partner, even if there’s no tangible evidence that something is wrong. Common in new and old relationships alike, relationship anxiety can show up even when the relationship is healthy and based on trust, love, affection, and respect. Yes, […]

Effective Communication Techniques for Partners who Disagree on Current Events

2020 has been quite a year. The coronavirus and social injustice movements have caused a lot of unrest, uncertainty and discomfort in our world, country and most importantly our homes- which makes practicing effective communication techniques a part of any healthy relationship when there is a disagreement. With anxiety levels running high- combined with the […]

Domestic Violence and COVID19: A Focus on the Heroes

If we are to be honest, the news right now is downright bleak and depressing. The pandemic is on our Facebook feeds, in our inboxes, on the television 6 feet away, and always on our minds. Domestic violence during COVID19 is on the rise globally, as shutdowns and stay-at-home orders increase relationship stress and trap […]

Fueled By Fear: Navigating Relationships When We’re Afraid They’re Going To Leave

The fear of abandonment is real. It’s human nature, really. As social creatures, we are wired for connection – in fact, our very survival depends on it. It’s common to feel a little nervous when we perceive even a hint of rejection from someone we’re attracted to, but for some, that feeling goes from nervousness […]

Personal Space and Self-Care During Lockdown

Things have certainly changed in the last few months. With the lock down or “stay at home” order, many of us are finding that- like it or not, we are forced to stay put. This can look different for different people. Some of us are staying at home with our partner, children, or roommates. This […]

Six Ways Couples Can Stay Connected When Separated Due to Coronavirus

There is no doubt that every person across the globe has felt the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in one way or another. Couples are not immune to some of the new challenges that are coming up during the quarantine. While some couples are lucky enough to be quarantined under the same roof, not everyone […]

Coronavirus and Domestic Violence

Since the onset of the global coronavirus pandemic, life as we know it has changed. There have been changes in where we can go, who we can connect with, and how/where we can spend our time. We have had family members, neighbors and friends who have been affected and possibly infected by this fast spreading […]

How to Heal After Being Cheated on

Confusion, fear, anger, denial, sadness, and frustration are some of the many emotions one may feel after being cheated on. When we enter into a new relationship there are many fears that could come to mind: we could be worried about if we have chosen the “right” partner, about how long the relationship will last, […]

Why Am I So Insecure in My Relationship?

Relationships can be wonderful. There are moments when we feel so aligned with our partner. We can have a moment or two of settlement, of joy and even peace. There can also be times of doubt, frustration and loneliness- even when we are in a healthy relationship! The reality is that feelings and emotions within […]

Top 7 Date Night Spots in San Diego

For those of us who are lucky enough to call San Diego home, there are hundreds of great date nights right outside your door! Although Covid-19 is keeping many of us inside currently, use this time to make a list and plan ahead! Making time for one another is such an important aspect of every […]