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From the relationship experts at Couples Therapy Inc, The Couples Therapy Blog brings you the latest in science-based couples therapy research. Search the posts below for actionable ways to heal your intimate relationship. The Couples Therapy Blog is your spot for the latest in effective couples therapy practices and relationship tips.

My husband calls me names and swears at me. I've told him I consider  him verbally abusive when he does it and have asked him to stop. It never becomes physical abuse, but it hurts my feelings and (keep reading...)

Effects of Name-calling in Marriage

In an earlier post, I discussed how Cinema therapy can help reinforce couples and individual therapy. Now a new study from Ohio State University suggests that certain films-“meaningful movies” (those which arouse empathy and compassion), can help rewire the (keep reading...)

20 Meaningful Movies to Watch During the New Normal

We know that breaking up is hard to do. We also know that letting go of someone you love, even someone who you recognize is part of an unhealthy relationship, can still be challenging. Philip’s story Philip came (keep reading...)

I Can’t Stop Thinking About My Ex

My friend Shirley just told me that her 14-year-old daughter has a new thing at school called "covid support.” There’s no doubt kids are stressed by COVID, so they’re apparently going to teach her daughter the skill of being (keep reading...)

What’s wrong with being vulnerable?

In my culture, it is customary for the oldest son to financially support his parents, have them live with me, etc. However, I live in the USA and they are in my home country.My wife says “When in (keep reading...)

Cultural differences in marriage; money matters

Today we asked Dr. K; what is the difference between narcissism and covert narcissism? Can either be helped with couples therapy? There has been a lot of discussion about narcissism and covert (or vulnerable) narcissism on the web. (keep reading...)

Narcissism, can you break it down?

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Daniel Dashnaw

Blog editor

Daniel specializes in developmental trauma, passive-aggressive partners, and affair recovery. Daniel is the editor of The Couples Therapy Blog and conducts his own online psychotherapy and intensive couples retreats.

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