Tag: Relationships

 

Counseling on Men’s Issues

Men’s Counseling and Mental Health Issues   Because men are more likely to die than women for all 15 leading causes of death, the average life expectancy for a male, at birth, is 74.6years, while for women it’s 79.6 years.   Because men do not seek out medical or mental health information and take less responsibility for their […]

Infidelity and Men: Why Men Cheat?

Infidelity by powerful men is not far from the headlines. Yet, regardless of age or race, both men and women cheat. The statistics of infidelity in monogamous relationships range widely from reports that about 28-60 percent of married men and 14-40 percent of married women being unfaithful. The higher rates or recent infidelity statistics probably […]

7 Warning Signs Of A Troubled Relationship

7 Warning Signs Of A Troubled Relationship Other than obvious major relationship problems, such as physical violence, emotional, psychological or sexual abuse or affairs, many relationship problems are much more subtle or indirect. Yet, they may suggest that there are underlying unresolved issues that continue to erode the fabric of your relationship. By recognizing the […]

Are You Still Fighting?

One of the hardest things in any relationship is to truly listen to the other person.  It means putting your own thoughts and feelings on the side long enough to truly hear the other person.  Unfortunately most couples never learn how to do this.  There is no Relationship 101 in school;  If you are reading […]

Seven Rules for Healthy Relationship Conflict

A healthy relationship requires the ability to tolerate and deal with conflict in a respectful way that maintains personal dignity and avoids hurt and wounding. Conflict is normal and teaches us about our differences.  The skills of friendly conflict require a couple to agree to rules of engagement that allow them to work out differences without triggering their deepest […]

Gay/GLBT Couples, Relationships, and Intimacy

Gay and Lesbian relationship and couples counseling: Are you coming out later in life and wondering how to proceed?Are you dealing with a Gay relationship of disparate age, race, religion, or culture?Are you suffering through a breakup, relationship loss, or infidelity?Are you in a mixed-orientation marriage or going through a divorce?Are you seeking emotional and sexual […]

Seven Communication Skills in Relationship

Communication is an important aspect of all relationships. Couples that have healthy relationships communicate love and respect to each other. Effective communication requires not only listening and empathy skills but also the ability to express thoughts and feelings without criticism or attack of the partner. Feeling safe to express emotions and thought are therefore primary to good communication.  If you […]

Power And Positioning in Relationships

Are you challenged by gender roles and expectations in your relationship? Are you wanting equality in your relationship but don’t know how to manifest it? Do you suffer with competition and one-upmanship in your relationship? Do you struggle with differential power, racial, or religious dynamics? Are you burdened by with issues of homophobia or bi-phobia? […]

GLOW for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Trans (GLBT) Community

GLOW (Gays and Lesbians Out and Well) is psychotherapy and counseling with a gay-affirming focus for the Denver, Colorado, LGBT community. GLOW specializes in helping Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) persons come out and grow emotionally, psychologically and spiritually. GLOW’s gay counseling is based on the premise that sexuality, creativity, and spirituality are intertwined and dependent on […]