The Washington Post called to interview me this week on how a marriage counselor sees the Congressional impasse. When it comes to major conflict, both couples and government officials are most effective when they: 1. Refrain from blaming; 2. Focus on creating a shared future; 3. Avoid seeking advice from people who are more likely […]
Real-Life Relationship Repairs
Tempting to imagine, right? Escape from all the pressures of the city and you’d find work life integration at last? Hope you’ll take a look at the latest post on my Slow Marriage blog for some thoughts after a recent trip to the beautiful Southwest.
Or what’s the difference between a happy marriage and a Volvo? Hope you’ll take a look at my latest post on the Slow Marriage blog and find the answer. Hint: it has something to do with pioneering research on flow. .
A wife doesn’t make a life; a couple does. Reading Judith Warner’s The Opt-Out Generation Opts Back In in Sunday’s New York Times, I wondered about the thousands of pivotal moments missing from the article. I’m talking about the quick chat over morning coffee, a glass of wine together while kids do homework, or late-night pillow […]