Category Archives for Marriage

Reclaim Your Life & Strengthen Your Marriage – Ryan Couples Therapy

The Pain of Abandoning Ourselves in 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 ourselves within the context of marriage. I shared a part of […]

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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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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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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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Differences – How Healthy Marriages Welcome Them – Ryan Couples Therapy

Differences: How Healthy Marriages Welcome Them

Practice #4 of 6 Core Practices to Create a Healthy Marriage My ebook, Transform Your Relationship: 6 Core Practices to Create a Healthy Marriage, details essential practices you and your partner can work on to strengthen your connection and build a better relationship. The fourth practice I write about in the ebook is Accept, Welcome and Integrate the Differences. […]

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How to Move from Loneliness to True Intimacy (and Transform Your Relationship

How to Move from Loneliness to True Intimacy (and Transform Your Relationship)

Practice #1 of 6 Core Practices to Create a Healthy Marriage In my ebook, Transform Your Relationship: 6 Core Practices to Create a Healthy Marriage, I offer 6 core practices you can engage in with your partner to strengthen your connection and build intimacy. The first practice I discuss is Developing Self Awareness and Acceptance. Without […]

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How to Transform Your Relationship—6 Core Practices for a Healthy Marriage

How to Transform Your Relationship—6 Core Practices for a Healthy Marriage

What are the essential components of a healthy, vibrant marriage? Many times, the kind of relationship that couples dream of, can feel just out of reach. However, you can learn how to transform your marriage so that it is stronger and more satisfying. So often, we strive and strain but end up with little or […]

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How Daily Practice Leads to a Happy, Healthy Marriage: Three Easy Steps to Create Positive Change

How Daily Practice Leads to a Happy, Healthy Marriage: Three Easy Steps to Create Positive Change

A happy, healthy marriage sounds easy when we first fall in love. But as we settle into the routine of daily life, we quickly realize that sustaining a happy, healthy marriage requires us to nourish, protect, and energize it. Happy, healthy marriages do not happen overnight or automatically once we fall in love. There are […]

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