My partner cheated; now what?

Randy had been married for three years to someone that he thought was faithful.  He felt that they had a great relationship, and he didn’t see any problems that were out of the ordinary for couples.  He was shocked when he saw a notification come on his wife’s cell phone ...

Jan 8

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Complex PTSD, Divorce / ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Turning your child against the other parent will backfire

Lila was a woman who did not believe in divorce.  ...

Jan 8

Categories: Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, Emotional Abuse, Ending a relationship ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Your therapist is there to help not to judge

April was struggling with depression ...

Jan 8

Categories: Abortion, Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Anxiety, Complex PTSD, ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Till “death” do us part!

Really…now, this might just be one bubble that needs to be popped already.Marriage is a very personal affair. What works in one marriage may or may not work in another. The limits, the overstepping, the rights, the love are all personal and individual choices. There are laws that stipulate what may constitute legal and illegal behaviour/ ...

May 29

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

Written By:
Mini Nair

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Keeping your relationship secure though you are apart

 If trust is an issue because of past experiences in your life, or as a couple, find ways to build trust or enable trust. Is trust low because you don’t trust yourself?  Is trust low because of a past affair ...

May 7

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Anxiety, Attachment Issues, ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Keeping your relationship healthy when you’re both at home

People in Hong Kong have been feeling economic and relationship stress due to Coronavirus.  When couples are stressed, they might turn away from each other instead of towards each other.  Take, for example, the case of Alan and Cynthia.Alan is stressed because he works in sales and he ...

May 7

Categories: Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, Ending a relationship issues, ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Diplomacy – heart of a lost art.

In a society where meeting genuine people is getting rarer by the day, the question emerges – Where is the line between diplomacy and hypocrisy? We do want people who are polite, well mannered, gentle, kind, assertive, loyal, focussed and honest. A list of wishful qualities? Not really. There are so many virtuous people around us, and then, ...

Apr 25

Categories: Empathy, Ending a relationship issues, Personality problems, ...

Written By:
Mini Nair

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Dating after a painful breakup or divorce

 When Cherise met Thomas, she thought that she had finally met the man of her dreams.  He was intelligent and charming.  After dating for three years, they decided to marry.  It seemed as if everything was going smoothly until two years later after their first child was ...

Mar 11

Categories: Ending a relationship issues, Relationships & Marriage, ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Resentment is killing my relationship

Ken felt like he did everything in his relationship.  He works long hours to provide enough money to support his family.  When he comes home from work, his wife, Sherie, is out with her friends, at the gym or otherwise doing her own thing.  Ken usually comes home hungry and to hungry ...

Jan 30

Categories: Control Issues, Ending a relationship issues, Relationships & ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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The harm in not feeling good enough

When people feel like they are not good enough, they harm themselves inadvertently.  This harm can look like not taking care of their hygiene ...

Jan 30

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Anxiety, Depression, Ending a ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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I’m so confused, should I stay or should I go?

Sometimes people find themselves confused in relationships.  They might wonder should I be with this person? Am I a good partner?  Is my relationship toxic?  What should I take responsibility for and what shouldn’t I take responsibility for?  If you are asking yourself ...

Jan 30

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Ending a relationship issues, Post ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Things You Should Know About The Post-Marriage Depression

You have all given your entire energy into the wedding for days and months, and you have gone through the complete process of hiring, buying, and returning everything possible. Now, you are beginning to feel blues. Is post-marriage depression a reality, or is it all in your mind?

Jan 24

Categories: Ending a relationship issues, Love addiction, Marital Counseling, ...

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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Things a Real Man does when he is into a Relationship

A few women feel a real man do not exist, that he is impossible to get. Some women do not want somebody like him. On the other hand, many men think they are the best definition of a real man.

Jan 2

Categories: Ending a relationship issues, Marital Counseling, Relationships & ...

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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Surviving the holidays with a broken heart

The holiday season can be particularly painful for those who are going through or have recently gone through a loss ...

Dec 11

Categories: Ending a relationship issues, Stress Management

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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