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Social Media Vacation

Is your connection to your phone causing disconnection with your partner? First, let me be clear, I love my phone.  It’s filled with so much

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Male Friendships

“I have friends…” and other half-truths men tell themselves Recently a friend called me unexpectedly.   Him: “Bro, I’m having neck surgery tomorrow.  Just thought

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Stuff I Love!

Family Therapy Resources My students will tell you that I’m a fan of information.  I love real stories from real people about the struggles and

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Holiday Gifts… or burdens?

This post was collaboratively authored with financial planner (and friend) Erik Garcia.  Visit his website to learn more. We’re family guys, gift givers, and holiday

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Are we compatible?

Becoming Compatible I regularly hear the couples I counsel wonder if they and their partner are compatible.  Soul-mates.  They seem to suggest that if they’re compatible,

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