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April 11, 2014
by Casey Truffo, LMFT

do you havea workplace spouse

Do You Have a Workplace "Spouse"?

April 11, 2014 04:55 by Casey Truffo, LMFT

do you havea workplace spouse
You don’t have to be a therapist to know that becoming close to a colleague can potentially lead to becoming more than just friends. One needs to be aware of the danger signs, especially if they’re already in a committed relationship (with someone outside the office, that is). To be clear, it is possible to work closely with a person of the opposite sex without crossing the line into intimacy or a full-blown affair. The key is setting boundaries and sticking to them. [More]

March 24, 2014
by LuAnn Pierce, LCSW

11 8 135 more tips for building relationships

5 More Tips for Building and Keeping Successful Relationships

March 24, 2014 04:55 by LuAnn Pierce, LCSW

11 8 135 more tips for building relationships
In 5 Tips for Building and Keeping Healthy Relationships we discussed some of the things couples do in successful relationships. Relationship researchers like John Gottman spend time working with couples to learn from them. Gottman is well known for his work in the ‘love lab’ where he and other researchers conduct studies to learn more about the very difficult subject of successful relationships. [More]

January 5, 2014
by Theravive

overcoming the fear of commitment

Overcoming the fear of commitment

January 5, 2014 04:55 by Theravive

overcoming the fear of commitment
If you love your partner but find the thought of being with them for the rest of your life a scary one, what you fear is commitment. This might be because you've been hurt in the past or you're scared of feeling trapped. [More]

December 20, 2013
by Casey Truffo, LMFT

im not in love with you

I'm Not 'IN" Love With You

December 20, 2013 04:55 by Casey Truffo, LMFT

im not in love with you
That feeling of being “in love” is actually the result of physical chemistry and hormones that come into play at the beginning stage of a relationship - the lust, the instant attraction, the glow, the smile that will not leave your face. Being “in love” has nothing to do with a long-term commitment or long-term compatibility. [More]