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There are some fundamental measures of respect that each of us is entitled to in a romantic relationship - expectations that form a baseline for long-term success, and whose absence may doom a couple's prospects. The author finds seven measures to be inalienable:

1. You...

Dr. John Gottman, renowned psychologist and relationship researcher, has conducted extensive research at the University of Washington on couples and why relationships fail. He has been able to predict whether a couple would divorce with over 90% accuracy based on six p...

1. Enhance your love maps: learn more about each other, be interested again, date again.

2. Nurture your fondness and admiration: put a positive spin on your marriage's history.

3. Turn toward each other instead of away: be a good friend to your partner, do things for ea...

Marriage is not about happiness, but growth.

The key to becoming a truly successful couple is to take action and expand your comfort zone. Marriage is what Dr. David Schnarch, author of Passionate Marriage, calls a “Human Growth Machine.” Eli Finkel, author of The All-o...

My recent workshop at the Priory Spirituality Center was a success, based on participants' evaluations.

The workshop was adapted from Desmond and Mpho Tuto's book "The book of forgiving", 2015. The book provides 4 steps towards forgiveness: telling the story, naming the...

Hello! My name is Joseli Alves-Dunkerson, psychotherapist, and my work revolves around relationships, intimacy, sexual health and sex education.

To learn more about yourself, your relationships, and sexual health, stay connected to this blog. Or visit my website (www.re...

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