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May 2014 Blog Posts (9)

My Wife Is Not Sure She Likes The Kids Playing Video Games


Ok, let me be the first to admit that maybe we have a little too many video games in the house. For example, we have 2 Nintendo 3DS's, 2 PlayStation 3's (we had a third but we gave one away), 1 PlayStation 4, and an X-Box 360 plus a couple of tablets and a couple of computers all of which the kids will also to use to download gaming apps. In the use of these games I monitor my kids performance in school, their outside play, their…


Added by Anthony Smith on May 31, 2014 at 4:59pm — 2 Comments

The 7 Types of Extramarital Affairs (and Why You Should KNOW Them)


That’s how I felt when I found out my husband had an affair.

Sure, at first I wasn’t. The first feelings were rage, resentment, disgust, shock, confusion, numbness and helplessness.

But bottom line, when I looked deep down – I was terrified.

Terrified of losing my family, of facing the unknown, of…


Added by Lisa Penn on May 21, 2014 at 10:25am — No Comments

Study: Women in Relationships See Negatives, Not Positives In Attractive Men

Rest easy husbands, a new study in the International Association for Relationship Research’s journal Personal Relationships found that women in relationships were able to recall, and focused on, the negative qualities of attractive men they aren’t dating. The researchers conducted three experiments with undergraduate, heterosexual women, showing them pictures of "attractive"…


Added by hitched on May 14, 2014 at 4:26pm — 1 Comment

Is Your Partner Your Life Partner?

Honor your Self. What does that mean? In my book, it means getting in touch with our Core, True, Authentic Self, our Soul, and operating from it in all we do.

This means being in connection with our Self, knowing our Self. Most of the time we are in a fog and cacophony of daily minutiae, mired in our ego approach to our relating and our life. We are shut down and completely disconnected from our Self. Who are you? What is the point…


Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on May 9, 2014 at 6:49am — 1 Comment

Financial or Emotional Crisis? Get Security Today!

Money. Money is a hot topic in many relationships as there are intense emotions attached to money as well as a range of meaning around it. Partners have different ideas about the importance of money, what it means to them, its purpose, its role, how to manage it, and even how to earn it! Couples are made up of two individuals that have different backgrounds, exposure, experience and…


Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on May 7, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Survey: Over 50% of Husbands Say they Shop for Groceries More than Wife

Oh how times have changed. In a survey of over 2,000 men between 18-49 years of age, 54% of husbands said they shop for groceries and household supplies more often than their spouses. This was part of Defy Media’s second annual Acumen Report: Brand New Man. According to this…


Added by hitched on May 5, 2014 at 3:49pm — No Comments

Do Mammograms Do More Harm Than Good?

A half a million women in North America and Europe participated in randomized clinical trials where half had mammograms and the other half did not. In the end, there was virtually no difference in mortality rate of breast cancer or other types of cancers, but 10% of those who were screened were given false diagnosis. The chart below puts the numbers more clearly. In a Time magazine…


Added by hitched on May 2, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

From Desperate Anger to Blooming Passion

The season of renewal is finally here and with it comes an invitation to awaken to life. Note the blue skies, the sun shining, birds chirping, flowers blooming. What an enchanting time to be alive. The possibilities are countless.

As we are coming out of hibernation, it is time to look around and take stock. How much did we neglect ourselves and our relationship over the winter months? Did the month of love make an impact in your…


Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on May 2, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Study: The Risk for Divorce is Higher When the Wife Gets Sick

Ugh. We can do better than this. Researchers at the University of Michigan looked through 20 years of data on 2,717 married couples and found that 31 percent of marriages involving at least one sick partner end in divorce; and worse, the risk of separation for older couples was higher when the wife, not the husband was ill. Not sure if this is cosmic justice, but men…


Added by hitched on May 1, 2014 at 4:44pm — No Comments

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Episode 600: Do Same-Sex Couples Have Better Social Interactions Than Heterosexual Couples?

Researchers from UC Riverside looked at couples from same-sex and different gender couples and looked at how strong their social connections were. Dr. Karen Sherman exploes the findings.

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