Author: Jennifer Rick, MS

men and feelings

Men and Feelings: Why It’s Hard for Men to Express Emotions

  Connection is why we’re here; it is what gives purpose and meaning to our lives. “ – Researcher and author Brené Brown Emotional connection and security in our important relationships is a core human need. Without this foundation, any person will struggle to have a sense of well-being, find harmonyRead More

How Couples Can Stop Fighting and Grow Closer

Partners can stop fighting so much, and turn conflict into safety with a new focus on emotions Often, when counseling begins with a couple experiencing a lot of conflict, they notice after a few weeks that they are arguing less. As couples stop fighting so much and find a littleRead More

how much to work on a relationship

The Biggest Sign that You’re Working Too Hard on Your Relationship

We’ve all heard that every relationship takes work. Care, time and attention are necessary – that is indeed how we maintain good relationships. But at some point, you may find yourself asking, am I trying too hard in my relationship?? Often, people can mistake working really hard for being inRead More