Author: Jennifer Rick, MS

men and feelings

Men and Feelings: Why It’s Hard for Men to Express Emotions

  Connection is why we’re here; it is what gives purpose and meaning to our lives. “ – Researcher and author Brené Brown Emotional connection and security in our important relationships is a core human need. Without this foundation, any person will struggle to have a sense of well-being, find harmonyRead More

How Couples Can Stop Fighting and Grow Closer

Partners can stop fighting so much, and turn conflict into safety with a new focus on emotions Often, when counseling begins with a couple experiencing a lot of conflict, they notice after a few weeks that they are arguing less. As couples stop fighting so much and find a littleRead More

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Signs That a Relationship is Too Much Work

We’ve all heard that every relationship takes work. Care, time and attention are necessary – that is indeed how we maintain good relationships. But at some point, you may find yourself asking, is this relationship too much work? Often, people can mistake working really hard for being in a goodRead More