Put the Romance Back into Your Marriage

March 23rd, 2010

“When we first started dating, everything was exciting. You know-new. The emotional and physical sparks were undeniable. We could talk for hours, and the sex.wow. Now that we’ve been married for ten years, things just aren’t the same. We still love each other, of course. But the romance? I guess there’s just not much time for it anymore.”

I can almost see you nodding your head as you read this person’s story. Maybe you have been married for two, ten, or twenty years. If you feel the romantic spark dimming in your marriage, you are far from alone. In my practice, I meet couples every week who are looking to strengthen the intimacy in their relationship.

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I Love You, but I’m No Longer In Love with You

December 8th, 2009

When Carol heard the words come out of Dave’s
mouth, she felt like someone had reached inside her chest
and torn her heart out.

“I love you, but I’m no longerin love with you.”

Hot tears streamed down her cheeks. It seemed
like her whole world was coming apart at the seams.

“Look, it’s not that I don’t care for you anymore.
I do. It’s just that . well you’re my best friend. I love
you. I just don’t feel
that way anymore.”

She felt the air catch in her throat as she tried to breathe
through her tears. They had been through hard
times before, but she never expected anything like this.

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