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OC Relationship Center OC Relationship Center, LMFT

We started OC Relationship Center because we believe that relationships are the place where everyone should feel the safest and experience the most joy. And that is what our entire mission is based upon. That relationship may be with someone you love, live with, work with or even yourself. Our caring, professional and licensed clinicians want to help you with the skills to get what you want in your relationships - whether you are single, dating, living together, married, divorced or widowed.

Office Location:
1400 Bristol Street North, Suite 245B
Newport Beach, California
92660
United States
Phone: (949) 220-3211

OC Relationship Center has a clinical practice in Corona Del Mar, CA

Professional Website: www.OCRelationshipCenter.com

October 24, 2014
by Casey Truffo, LMFT

whyits importanttohave date nightor tripswithoutthe children

Why it's Important to have Date Night, or Trips without the Children

October 24, 2014 04:55 by Casey Truffo, LMFT  [About the Author]

whyits importanttohave date nightor tripswithoutthe children
Quality time. Just the sound of those two words makes our hearts smile. Quality time when you have children. The sound of that leaves many of us wishing we had some quality time with our spouses. Still, for others, they want quality time with their spouses, but they feel guilty about scheduling a trip without the kiddos or even scheduling a date night. [More]

October 16, 2014
by Casey Truffo, LMFT

doesit matter whoisthe breadwinnerinthe family

Does it Matter Who is the Breadwinner in the Family?

October 16, 2014 04:55 by Casey Truffo, LMFT  [About the Author]

doesit matter whoisthe breadwinnerinthe family
In today's world, as compared to 40 or 50 years ago, husbands are much more accepting of their wives being professionals and making money by working outside of the home. Gone are the days when men believed their wives should be home raising the kids and taking care of the house. Fast forward 30 to 40 years to the adult lives of those children who were at home with mom while dad was at work. There are still some men who think they should be the breadwinner in their family and that their wives should be home raising their children or working only part-time hours! These thoughts are due to the beliefs instilled into these men when they were young. They were home with their mothers while their fathers were working. [More]

October 7, 2014
by Casey Truffo, LMFT

howto start overaftera spousesdeathorafter divorce

How to Start Over after a Spouse’s death or after Divorce - Ways to Avoid Depression and Loneliness

October 7, 2014 04:55 by Casey Truffo, LMFT  [About the Author]

howto start overaftera spousesdeathorafter divorce
Grief is the human response to loss and the suffering you feel when something is lost or someone you love is gone. Gone can mean death, as well as merely gone from your life. The more you loved the person that is no longer with you, the greater your grief will be. The most common action associated with grief is the loss of a loved one, but many other things in our lives can cause us to suffer, including relationships, things we take for granted, such as a job or our home, or a dream. [More]

October 3, 2014
by Casey Truffo, LMFT

how fightingwith your ex impacts your kids

How Fighting with Your Ex Impacts Your Kids

October 3, 2014 04:55 by Casey Truffo, LMFT  [About the Author]

how fightingwith your ex impacts your kids
If you really take time to think about it, it's tough enough on kids to be the children of divorced parents. It's difficult for them to understand that it's okay to love both parents and to depend on both parents. Divorce hurts. Everyone in the family gets hurt to some extent. Sometimes the kids are scarred for years, especially if their parents are at war for a long time and are always fighting in front of them. Some studies have even shown that divorced parents who fight in front of their children can cause more harm to them than did the divorce itself. [More]

August 29, 2014
by Casey Truffo, LMFT

comingto termswithan abusive childhood

Coming to Terms with an Abusive Childhood

August 29, 2014 04:55 by Casey Truffo, LMFT  [About the Author]

comingto termswithan abusive childhood
There are so many factors that can affect people as adults as the result of growing up in an abusive childhood. There are so many types of abuse and so many different forms of abuse that many times, when these survivors become adults, life may actually be harder for them than when they were children or even when they were survivors. Probably the more common issues that survivors will have as the direct result of being abused as a child are anxiety, depression, and even post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Also common are trust issues and intimacy issues in adults. [More]

August 15, 2014
by Casey Truffo, LMFT

can long distance relationships work

Can Long-Distance Relationships Work?

August 15, 2014 04:55 by Casey Truffo, LMFT  [About the Author]

can long distance relationships work
If you're contemplating a long-distance relationship, there are a lot of things that you should consider. Really, it would be best to hear stories from others who have been in long-distance relationships. These stories may lead you to think about things you may not have considered, especially if you’re entering a new relationship and you are still in the "ga-ga" phase. Take time to think about everything involved before you jump into a relationship that is long distance. [More]

August 8, 2014
by Casey Truffo, LMFT

bethe flatterer in chief

Be the Flatterer-In-Chief

August 8, 2014 04:55 by Casey Truffo, LMFT  [About the Author]

bethe flatterer in chief
Let's break it down. Flattery can be defined as pleasing someone by giving them [almost] constant compliments. It can also be defined as making excessive comments and praises in order to play upon someone's vanity. This article will show you ways to flatter your spouse, in good, healthy ways, by never letting your spouse know that you find them attractive, caring, or whatever else will make them feel good about themselves. [More]

August 5, 2014
by Casey Truffo, LMFT

howto support your spouse during addiction recovery

How to Support Your Spouse During Addiction Recovery

August 5, 2014 04:55 by Casey Truffo, LMFT  [About the Author]

howto support your spouse during addiction recovery
There are trials in every marriage, but one of the lowest points that can be experienced in a marriage, other than death of a spouse, may be the result of your other half battling drug addiction. It's likely the spouse who is not addicted feels helpless, hopeless, and angry when their spouse checks into a rehabilitation clinic. There is always the threat of relapse because recovery is never easy. In fact, it can continue over several years. [More]

July 29, 2014
by Casey Truffo, LMFT

the next level

The Next Level

July 29, 2014 04:55 by Casey Truffo, LMFT  [About the Author]

the next level
Young people these days refer to it as “Facebook Official”, where they take the next step in defining the relationship. For adults of all ages and stages the “Define the Relationship” conversation can be anxiety ridden and awkward. Determining when is the right time to move to the next level and what actually should the next level be in the romance can be a dreaded and difficult discussion for any couple. [More]

July 25, 2014
by Casey Truffo, LMFT

dealingwiththe in laws

Dealing with the In-Laws

July 25, 2014 04:55 by Casey Truffo, LMFT  [About the Author]

dealingwiththe in laws
You love your spouse more than life itself, but you are very uneasy about your spouse's parents' significance in your family's life and decisions. Issues with your in-laws can be an extremely tough situation and can make your life unbearable at times. If you have issues with your in-laws, you need to deal with those issues now. And if you plan to have children, not dealing with present-day issues can make that experience a living hell. [More]