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Narcissists are Codependent, too.

Writers often distinguish narcissists and codependents as opposites, but surprisingly, though their outward behavior may differ, they share many psychological

Divorced? 4 Valuable Life Lessons to Master Now

By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT The aftermath of divorce can be a sense of self-discovery or internment in a self-made prison

How to Be Vulnerable and Assertive with Your Partner

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW Being vulnerable means being authentic and being able to risk expressing your thoughts, feelings, and

8 Secrets to Success in a Second Marriage

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW Recently my husband and I celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary and we have a deep

3 Sports Women Can Practice While Going Through a Divorce to Relieve Stress and Frustration

by Mike Jones Despite your best efforts, you signed the papers and found yourself on the other side of that

Teenagers Taking Sides: A Painful Consequence of Divorce

By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT I received the following question which poses many challenges related to divorce and parenting. While there

Take Control of Your Finances After Divorce

For many people, divorce can mean financial devastation or hardship.  You may lose half of what you have saved over

12 Lessons Daughters Learn From Their Parents’ Divorce

Women, and especially daughters of divorce, can put undue pressure on themselves to find the right partner, marry, and develop

How My Past Relationships Led Me To The Love Of My Life

I don’t think love is something you can plan or create. Love for my husband came unexpectedly, and when I

Five Ways to Encourage Emotional Intimacy in Your Married Life

By Sylvia Smith When married couples think of intimacy, their first thought is often sexual intimacy.  Being physically intimate is

Celebrating Actively Involved Divorced Dads

As Father’s Day approaches, let’s take a moment to celebrate caring, actively involved divorced and divorcing dads: Fathers who put

Litigation, Mediation, or Collaborative Divorce: Which is Right for You?

By Karen Covy Getting divorced isn’t what it used to be.  “Back in the day” (i.e. 20 or 30 years

A Message To Moms: Help Your Daughter Avoid ‘Daddy Hunger’

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW As a child, I was never quite sure about the nature of my father’s feelings

Creating a Child-Centered Divorce: A Wakeup Call for Parents!

By Rosalind Sedacca, CDC Picture this: you’re getting divorced and you’re angry, resentful, hurt, or any combination of other painful

7 Signs Your Relationship is Healthy

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW I have often heard it said that the best partner will compliment you and bring