Category Archives: Marriage in the Media

There are lots of reasons why couples may choose to come to therapy: premarital counseling, frequent conflicts, communication challenges, infidelity, or parenting stress, just to name a few. But I have a sneaking suspicion that there is a common issue that couples often don’t seek help for, but perhaps should:   Distance. Feeling alone despite […]

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Recently a Marriage and Family Therapy colleague named Katherine Welch directed my attention to a musical artist named Amanda Palmer who writes raw, soulful songs about relationship dynamics. In Palmer’s piece titled, The Bed Song, Palmer describes a couple that progressively becomes more distant throughout the course of their life together: Now we’re both mostly […]

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