Couples’ Therapy

When Soulmates Suffer – Grown Up Relationships

We’ve all heard the soulmate lingo from “He’s my other half,” to “She completes me,” and many other platitudes between. But research is showing that those who believe their partner is their soulmate experience less relationship satisfaction than those who don’t. According to the research, there are two different kinds of perspectives on relationships. Those [...]

Fine is Not a Feeling

So often when we are feeling angry or resentful and our partner asks how we are we resort to that dreaded word: “FINE!” In addiction counselling there is a well-known adage: when clients say they are feeling fine the retort is usually “FINE stands for F****d up, Insecure, Neurotic and Emotional”, which is a lovely [...]