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Couples Therapist – “Tell tale signs of a marriage in crisis”

The Gottman Institute recently published the following article by couples therapist Kerry Lusignan on their website. To a seasoned couples therapist, the telltale signs of a relationship in crisis are universal. While every marriage is unique, with distinct memories and stories that capture its essence, how it looks at its core, the anatomy so-to-speak, adheres [...]

By |2019-12-05T13:40:33+00:00December 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Couples Therapist – “Tell tale signs of a marriage in crisis”

Attachment types – are you an anxious partner?

Woodbridge Therapy recently read the article below, published on The Guardian webiste, about attachment types. It was the breakup that changed Amir Levine’s life. Fifteen years ago, he told his partner that he was falling in love with him and wanted them to move forward as a couple. His partner fled, moving across the country. [...]

By |2019-11-06T13:59:53+00:00November 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Attachment types – are you an anxious partner?

Asexual – what it really means

Cosmoplitan recently published an article on what it means to be asexual: An asexual person - or an 'Ace' as we're sometimes known - is someone who just doesn't experience sexual attraction. It's really not that difficult a concept to grasp. Yet there are still so many misconceptions and myths surrounding asexuality. Here's what it [...]

By |2019-11-05T11:55:12+00:00November 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Asexual – what it really means

My husband and I don’t have sex anymore

Each Monday, Lori Gottlieb answers questions from readers on The Atlantic website. Recently, she answered a question from a reader who was concerned that “ My husband and I don’t have sex anymore.” Dear Therapist, My husband and I have been married for three years. It was like a whirlwind of romance when we first [...]

By |2019-11-05T11:27:39+00:00November 14th, 2019|Couples therapy, sex, Sexual Desire|Comments Off on My husband and I don’t have sex anymore

Day dates in the wilderness!

“Date nights” are a popular way of couples spending much-needed time together but we read this article by therapist Hannah Eaton who believes that ‘day dates’ are a much more positive way of spending time together. “For married couple Hannah and Connor Eaton, adventure is the best form of therapy. The Seattle couple make time [...]

By |2019-11-05T11:07:20+00:00November 7th, 2019|Communication, Couples therapy|Comments Off on Day dates in the wilderness!

Arguing style and a happy relationship!

What is the key to a happy relationship? Your arguing style! Woodbridge Therapy recently read this article on Metro.co.uk about your arguing style and how it can be key to a happy relationship. Take a read and see what you think! If you’re in a relationship, at some point you will argue. That’s not a [...]

By |2019-10-14T11:12:04+00:00October 28th, 2019|Couples therapy|Comments Off on Arguing style and a happy relationship!

Polyamorist Relationships

Woodbridge Therapy read this article about a person's account of their polyamorist relationships: The day I turned 30, I felt more loved than any other day in my life. I was on an extended stay in Tokyo with my partner, Jase. For weeks, he had been teasing a surprise. He asked repeated questions about my [...]

By |2019-10-14T11:03:05+00:00October 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Polyamorist Relationships

Gaslighting relationship – why they are so devastating

Woodbridge Therapy read this article about how devastating a gaslighting relationship can be and wanted to share it with you: Gaslighters/narcissists can cause a great deal of trauma. If you are in a relationship with a gaslighter/narcissist, it may have traumatized you in ways that you aren't consciously aware of yet. Read on to uncover [...]

By |2019-10-14T10:48:31+00:00October 18th, 2019|Couples therapy|Comments Off on Gaslighting relationship – why they are so devastating

Man on antidepressants – “I’m not interested in sex”

My life in sex: 'I can get an erection, no problem, but I'm simply not interested' Each week, The Guardian publishes a piece entitled "My life in sex" where people discuss and share an area of their sex life. This one is written by a man on antidepressants and how it has affected their sex [...]

By |2019-10-14T10:15:22+00:00October 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Man on antidepressants – “I’m not interested in sex”

I don’t want children and I don’t owe you an explanation!

Woodbridge Therapy read this article on the Metro website recently in which a woman explained her reasons why 'I don't want children...' which we thought may be inteteresting to some of you: As an unmarried (another rant for another time), childfree, 30-year-old woman in a long-term relationship, I’m viewed by many as a bit of [...]

By |2019-09-10T12:33:21+00:00September 26th, 2019|woman, women|Comments Off on I don’t want children and I don’t owe you an explanation!