Avoiding Conflict - Hiding our Authentic Self – Ryan Couples Therapy – Tacoma, WA

Avoiding Conflict: Hiding our Authentic Self

Practice #3: How to Reclaim Your Life and Strengthen Your Marriage. Avoiding conflict… we have all been there. Who doesn’t want to avoid the discomfort of anger, being hurt, feeling misunderstood, exposing one’s vulnerability? But when we avoid conflict as an ongoing pattern in our marriage, it creates BIG problems for the long-term. Avoiding conflict […]

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Rewilding-Reclaiming Your True Nature – Ryan Couples Therapy

Rewilding: Reclaiming Your True Nature

Practice #2: How to Reclaim Your Life and Strengthen Your Marriage. In my e-book, Reclaim Your Life and Strengthen Your Marriage, I talk about how to be in an intimate relationship that thrives while having a strong sense of self. This is my second practice in my series of posts focusing on helping you reclaim your […]

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Finding Your Voice - Reclaiming Your Life – Ryan Couples Therapy – Tacoma, WA

Finding Your Voice: Reclaiming Your Life

Practice #1: How to Reclaim Your Life and Strengthen Your Marriage. My e-book, Reclaim Your Life and Strengthen Your Marriage, was written to help those of you who have experienced, or are experiencing now, a deep disconnection from your truest nature and most authentic self within the context of your marriage or intimate relationship. I […]

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Reclaim Your Life & Strengthen Your Marriage – Ryan Couples Therapy

The Pain of Abandoning Ourselves in Marriage

Introduction to: How to Reclaim Your Life and Strengthen Your Marriage. This is the introductory post to a series of 10 posts I will be publishing on the topic of Reclaiming Your Life and Strengthening Your Marriage. Just about a year ago, I published a post, in which I talk about the pain of abandoning […]

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Goodness–Hold up the Mirror for your Partner

Goodness: Hold up the Mirror for your Partner

Practice #5 of Improve your Marriage Without Therapy (in 5 Steps) In my ebook How to Improve Your Marriage Without Therapy, I outline 5 simple, yet effective, practices you and your partner can do to improve your relationship now from the comfort of your own home. Today I want to talk about the practice of holding […]

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New Possibilities: 2019

Happy New Year! January has brought a whole lot of positive energy and excitement for new possibilities and growth at Ryan Couples Therapy in 2019. Plans are well underway for 2019 to be the year to help more couples transform struggling, dissatisfying relationships into ones that thrive with vibrancy, health, and passion! I am looking […]

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Emotional Temperature–The Art of Emotional Awareness

Emotional Temperature: The Art of Emotional Awareness

Practice #4 of Improve your Marriage Without Therapy (in 5 Steps) In my post How to Improve Your Marriage without Therapy, I outline 5 simple things you can do to improve your marriage from the comfort of your own home. Today, I want to re-visit the 4th suggestion: Taking your Emotional Temperature.  Learning how to be […]

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Solo Conversations – How Negativity Gets Fueld in Intimate Relationships

Solo Conversations: How Negativity Gets Fueled in Intimate Relationships

Practice #3 of Improve your Marriage Without Therapy (in 5 Steps) In my post How to Improve Your Marriage without Therapy, I outline 5 simple things you can do to improve your marriage from the comfort of your own home. Today I want to discuss the 3rd thing on my list: In order to improve your […]

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Tuning In-A Recipe for A Life Well-Lived–Ryan Couples Therapy

Tuning In: A Recipe for A Life Well-Lived

Practice #2 of Improve your Marriage Without Therapy (in 5 Steps) When we are “tuning in” to our partner, we create connection. “Tuning in” is being aware of, being intentional, compassionate, responsive and engaged. Tuning in moves us toward intimacy. In my ebook How to Improve Your Marriage Without Therapy, I outline 5 simple, yet effective, […]

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Kindness Grows Love- How Kind Are You_ – Ryan Couples Therapy

Kindness Grows Love: How Kind Are You?

Practice #1 of Improve your Marriage Without Therapy (in 5 Steps) Kindness is one of the most simple ways to strengthen your marriage and to grow in love; and yet I believe kindness is one of the most under-estimated aspects in creating a healthy marriage and strong bonds of intimacy. In my post How to Improve […]

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