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“Putting Kids First” Press Release

As you already know, the book I co-authored – Putting Kids First in Divorce: How to Reduce Conflict, Preserve Relationships & Protect Your Children During and After Divorce – is now available on Amazon and reached official Amazon best-selling status. The book was a best seller on the first day of release in 6 different […]

Podcast Episode on Divorce Buddy: Can You Save Your Marriage?

Podcasting is the new radio. And I’m excited to announce that I am featured in the first episode of the Kids First! podcast for Putting Kids First in Divorce, the book I recently co-authored. In my podcast episode, “Can You Save Your Marriage?” I discuss my book chapter “How to Work on Your Marriage When […]

Marriage Troubles: Diagnosing a Spouse

More often than not, upon an initial consultation with a client, I hear some of the following remarks: My spouse has OCD. My spouse has ADD. My spouse is manic-depressive. My spouse is bipolar. And the list goes on and on. When I first began working with couples, the husband and the wife would each […]

Couples Therapy: You Need to Know Each Other

Confronting the problems in your marriage and working through them – together – is the key to making any marriage work. And one of the major issues in a marriage, something that neither spouse might even realize, is not really knowing their partner. You need to know each other. Plain and simple. I touched on […]

My Book Release: “Putting Kids First”

Today’s the day! After a ton of hard work, I’m happy to announce that the book I co-authored, Putting Kids First in Divorce: How to Reduce Conflict, Preserve Relationships, and Protect Your Children During and After a Divorce, is now available on Amazon. Eleven divorce, co-parenting, and relationship professionals – including myself – have come […]

The Invisible Space between Action and Reaction Can Fix Your Marriage

Too often during counseling sessions, I hear married couples make the same kinds of statements: “He made me do it!” or “She caused me to behave that way!” These exclamations are fairly common. And you have probably made your own similar statements to a close friend or family member, venting about your spouse. We don’t […]

Marriage Questions: What Do Surrendering and Forgiveness Have in Common?

Sometimes when we are married, we have to do things we don’t always want to do. We do these things because we love our partner and we know which battles are worth fighting. Often we try and try and try to get our spouse to CHANGE, but we need to realize – sooner than later […]

Why Change Will Save Your Marriage

Many of us will stay stuck in a belief or habitual behavior even if we know our spouse resents it. Even if our spouse consistently expresses that resentment. We are too arrogant or stubborn to admit “a problem.” Or to simply please our spouse and CHANGE. Why change? Because it can save your marriage. Now […]

Hope vs. Expectation

Do you know the difference between a hope and an expectation? Most people would probably say yes. Hope is when you want something to happen, while expectation is when you, well, expect it to happen. But hopes and expectations are more similar than many of us realize. They both involve us having a desire that […]

NYC Marital Coach

Fish Love or Real Love? A NYC Marital Coach on the Power of Giving

We all say we “love” lots of things. “I love that TV show!” “I love Starbucks!” “I love the Yankees!” But what we really mean is that we have strong feelings about something because it fulfills a need that we have. In the eloquent video below, well-known author and Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski uses the […]