It’s common for people to carry childhood wounds from their parents into adulthood. Sometimes they seek individual therapy for these painful issues. See what happens when the parent becomes part of the therapy.
Here’s an inside look at what makes marriage both incredibly challenging, and, potentially, the most enriching experience of a lifetime.
The Early Contract of A Couple Dave: Romance begins with excitement. Love probably begins with shared pain (I sense your
Amy: I’m in Los Angeles this weekend, and decided to make myself a T-Shirt to express my solidarity with all
Dave: I have a long interest in patterns of illness in families. Much of my clinical work is involved in
Amy: When I sat down to write this post today, I intended to write about the more “clinical” matter of anxiety.
Amy: I love this little post from Alain de Botton’s The School of Life. He talks about the importance of
Here are my reflections on a rather subtle, yet insidious family pattern characterized by invisible (unconscious) demands for false togetherness, the demand that all family members pretend to think the same. This enforced “togetherness” has a formidable, unyielding tone, suggesting it is not to be questioned.
Amy: Part of my attraction to the video “What Nice Men Don’t Say to Nice Women” (see post from 9/5)
Dave and Raluca Jacono (Raluca is a wonderful therapist/ friend of DK): We both responded similarly to the Nice Man video. ( See