In the ongoing saga of “The Mean Dad” (first installment on 12/4/16), we learn the back story of the Dad’s anxiety.
In this session from “The Mean Dad” (first installment on 12/4/16), the wife reveals the source of her resentment toward her husband.
In this session from “The Mean Dad”, the wife shows some impressive courage that changes the course of the therapy.
In this “Mean Dad” session, the wife’s self-image of perfection is revealed as a powerful weapon in the marital battles.
In this session from “The Mean Dad” (first installment on 12/4/16), the wife has her self-image challenged. And she doesn’t like it.
This is the first session with the kids. And from the look of things, Mom and the kids played on the same team.
In this session from “The Mean Dad”, I learned that I underestimated the degree of turmoil in this family. They set me straight.
Amy: Part of my attraction to the video “What Nice Men Don’t Say to Nice Women” (see post from 9/5) was that this was the first time I had seen […]
Dave and Raluca Jacono (Raluca is a wonderful therapist/ friend of DK): We both responded similarly to the Nice Man video. ( See video “What Nice Men Don’t Say To Nice Women” from […]
Amy: Here’s a rather provocative post from Alain de Botton’s “School of Life”. We were a bit ambivalent about posting it. I don’t like the ending; it’s too literal. It […]
“Compliance carries with it a sense of futility for the individual and is associated with the idea that nothing matters, life is not worth living…”
The extra-marital affair, or an affair which occurs in any committed relationship, ranks as one of the most traumatic events in the lives of an intimate couple. The sexual violation and, more than that, the dishonesty and betrayal make the recovery process a fragile one.
Dave: I am inviting you to continue the trip into the marital wonder underground. Perhaps you have noticed I am being a bit playfully ironic. There is a reason for the […]
Amy: “If you don’t start offending your wife, I don’t think you’re going to have a marriage.” I heard these words come out of my mouth at a recent session with […]