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November 27, 2017

In a previous post, Bonding in Adult Romantic Relationships, I wrote about "vicious" cycles in relationships and how couples get stuck in them. Today, I will expand on this concept to tell you more about what these cycles are, why they occur, what happens when they are...

September 8, 2017

Couples who are happily together enjoy better physical and emotional health, and are more able to pursue successful professional lives. This is particular true because couples who are more satisfied tend to have a secure attachment to each other. This means that partne...

January 30, 2017

The quality of the communication between two lovers has a tremendous impact on the emotional health of their relationship. So much so that Dr. Gottman was able to predict, with an accuracy rate of above 90%, which couples would stay together and which ones would end th...

January 19, 2017

With this freezing cold in Amsterdam, by the end of the day, all we want is to bike home as fast as we can to warm up in the cozyness of our home! Getting home and being received with a warm welcome is something we should not take for granted and should strive to keep...

January 16, 2017

There are some misconceptions about couple therapy and how it works. Often, these ideas are rooted in images we kept from movies where couple therapy or counselling was depicted. The mentioned misconceptions range from the role of the psychologist, the theoretical fram...