Trauma of Infertility

Woodbridge Therapy read this article recently on the lasting trauma of infertility. It was published on The New York Times and was written by Regina Townsend, found of The Broken Brown Egg.   I recently came across a quotation by Vincent van Gogh, and it triggered something in me. “There may be a great fire [...]

By |2020-03-03T13:04:52+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Couples therapy, Marriage|Comments Off on Trauma of Infertility

Discussions to save a relationship

Do you feel like your relationship is struggling and are unsure what to do? The article below was published in The Guardian about discussions that can save a relationship. Find out more... John and Julie Gottman have devised dates for ailing couples – but how many are ready for this level of openness and sincerity? [...]

By |2020-01-06T13:31:27+00:00January 27th, 2020|Couples therapy, Marriage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Discussions to save a relationship

Relationship after cheating – what’s it like?

GQ recently published an article on what it is like being in a relationship after cheating. Take a look and see what you think... Next to instructions on how to move your ass and young love, one of the most popular topics for hit songs is what to do when someone cheats on you. Most [...]

By |2020-01-06T13:09:43+00:00January 20th, 2020|Couples therapy, Marriage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Relationship after cheating – what’s it like?

New rules for divorcing parents

The following article about new rules for divorcing parents was recently published on The Independent website. New rules for divorcing parents could lose custody or be denied contact with their children if they attempt to poison them against their former partner, under a new pilot scheme. The “groundbreaking” initiative, being trialled by the Children and [...]

By |2020-01-06T12:42:01+00:00January 13th, 2020|Couples therapy, Marriage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on New rules for divorcing parents

Loneliness after divorce in women

The article below on loneliness after divorce in women was recenlty published on Refinery29.com. At one of the loneliest points in my life, I joined a friend and her daughter for a week’s break in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. "You said you were lonely," she said when she called to invite me. "Come spend time [...]

By |2020-01-06T12:01:29+00:00January 6th, 2020|Marriage, Uncategorized, women|Comments Off on Loneliness after divorce in women

Polyamorous Relationship Prepared Me for Monogamy

I laughed in his face when my then-boyfriend asked me to move in with him — and his wife. I had only learned about polyamory four months prior, and while things had been going great as I dipped my toe in the ethically nonmonogamous pool, the thought of moving in with him and his wife of eight [...]

By |2019-07-03T14:57:53+00:00July 25th, 2019|Communication, Couples therapy, Marriage|Comments Off on Polyamorous Relationship Prepared Me for Monogamy

Love Languages Good For Your Marriage

It’s important to figure out how we express love to those closest to us with Love Languages. In 1992, Gary Chapman, a senior associate pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, published The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate. In the book, Dr. Chapman says that the ways [...]

By |2019-07-03T13:58:35+00:00July 12th, 2019|Communication, Couples therapy, Marriage|Comments Off on Love Languages Good For Your Marriage

My Husband’s Illnesses Have Ruined Our Sex Life

I was featured in The Guardian recently on a really difficult issue - how illness has affected the sex life of one couple:- Ten years ago, my husband was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Up to that point, we had a very loving marriage. Post-op, it took us seven difficult months to get back to having [...]

By |2019-03-18T12:01:51+00:00November 1st, 2018|Communication, Couples therapy, Erectile Dysfunction, Marriage, Media, Psychosexual Therapy, sex, sex and disability, Sexual Desire, Sexual Health|Comments Off on My Husband’s Illnesses Have Ruined Our Sex Life

The truth about the midlife sex surge, for men and women

Today I am featured in The Times, discussing whether men and women really do experience a decline in sexual desire in midlife. The new BBC Drama Wanderlust, about a long term couple who struggle to feel passion with each other, raises issues that many couples can relate to. In this interview I discuss this topic [...]

By |2019-03-18T12:16:46+00:00September 8th, 2018|Couples therapy, Erectile Dysfunction, Marriage, Media, Psychosexual Therapy, sex, Sexual Desire, Sexual Health, woman, women|Comments Off on The truth about the midlife sex surge, for men and women

Is Porn Ruining Your Love Life?

I was recently interviewed for Take a Break magazine, on pornography and how its use can impact relationships. In the article I discuss how porn use can either be damaging to relationships, and also how it can enhance a couples' sex life. Read the full article by clicking on the link below:-  

By |2019-03-18T12:04:29+00:00October 17th, 2017|Couples therapy, Fantasy, Marriage, Media, porn, Psychosexual Therapy, sex, Sexual Desire, Sexual Health, women|Comments Off on Is Porn Ruining Your Love Life?