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What is Your Love Language? The Five Love Languages

by Nancy Travers,LCSW We all know that communication is key for a healthy long-term relationship, but did you know that your spouse could be speaking Italian while you’re conversing in Spanish? According to Dr. Gary Chapman who wrote the popular book, The Five Long Languages (Northfield Publishing, Chicago 2004), people come with a set of love languages and a relationship…

Getting Back Together ? Good or Bad?

by Nancy Travers,LCSW Sometimes getting back together with an ex-girlfriend or -boyfriend is the right thing to do and can be very advantageous; more often, it is not. Resuming a relationship that has failed once can be a very delicate pas de deux. Before you decide on reconciling with your ex, think long and hard?especially about the following questions: How…

Gray Divorce: The End of the Decades Long Marriage

by Nancy Travers,LCSW Divorce is a common occurrence in American society. As many of us watch our friends get married, or even as we prepare to marry ourselves, we hear that nearly half of American marriages end in divorce. The statistics are slightly better than the coin-toss that popular statistics would have us believe. Time Magazine suggests that 57 percent…

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