Not Communicating?     Try L-O-V-E

Not Communicating? Try L-O-V-E

Usually, the wife makes the first call for marriage counseling, but sometimes, it’s the guy. When I ask the caller to tell me why they’re seeking counseling, part of the conversation is almost always, “We’re just not communicating.” Most relationships get off the...
Father’s Day Ambivalence

Father’s Day Ambivalence

I’m looking forward to Father’s Day. Plans aren’t formalized yet, but I’ll likely cook a nice meal and get together with family and friends. I anticipate a day celebrating the good men in my life. My husband, Ed, is an awesome husband and Dad, and I’m sure my girls...
Past-President of Psychotherapy St. Louis

Past-President of Psychotherapy St. Louis

Last Friday was the Annual Meeting of Psychotherapy St. Louis. Members gathered at the Relationship Center of St. Louis where we honored out-going Board members and celebrated our accomplishments over the past year. Bill and Linda Wing, LCSW(s) were our perfect host...

How To Disrespect Your Spouse

If you’re like the rest of us, no one has to tell you how to disrespect your partner. Even when it is not intentional, it happens. Right? Take comfort in the fact that we all have done it. Try as I may, I’ve said some pretty rotten things to my husband, too, so I join...

Deciding Between Individual Or Couples Counseling?

It has been estimated that at least one third of couples are not on the same page about attending couples counseling. One partner is hopeful the professional counselor will give them a ticket to marital bliss while the other would rather be doing anything, literally...