Parental Effects on Relationship Patterns: Finding Security in Connection

by Elizabeth Uhles, LAPC “Hold on. Hold on to me. ‘Cause I’m a little unsteady. A little unsteady. Mama, come here. Approach, appear. Daddy, I’m alone. Cause this house don’t feel like home. If you love me, don’t let go…” Song Lyrics. Unsteady by X Ambassadors Several weeks ago, I was on my morning jog … More Parental Effects on Relationship Patterns: Finding Security in Connection

Four (More) Things I’ve Learned in Marriage

by Cameron Butler, LPC, LMFT My husband and I will celebrate our One Year Anniversary this weekend.  This year has gone by so quickly, yet he & I joke about how it feels like we’ve always been married.  As mentioned in a previous post,  just because I am a professional counselor does not mean I am a pro at being married.  It has truly been through trial … More Four (More) Things I’ve Learned in Marriage

Choosing Kindness

by Adair Swayze, LAPC, LAMFT “This morning at six when I awoke, loneliness was sitting on my chest like a dental x-ray apron, even though I was covered in hairy dog love. I prayed, ‘Help. I am sad and lonely, and already it looks from here like today is going to be too long.’ So … More Choosing Kindness