Lawrence Cross, MA, MSW, LCSW
Licensed Psychotherapist/Clinical Social Worker
211 West Neshannock Ave., New Wilmington, OH
Sometimes relationship conflicts and individual differences seem insurmountable. This can be especially so when we lack insight and compassion into not only ourselves and our own childhoods, but the developmental/family origins of our partner's behavior. When we understand the deeper meanings residing in the maladaptive behavior of our partner, we are less likely to personalize/internalize their struggles and accept their blaming projections. Moreover, we can begin relating in a compassionate manner as opposed to anger or rage. Our approach to helping couples will invigorate a new spirit of "partnership" where "keeping score" or "needing to be right" will be a dynamic of the past.