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Why do  marriages often fail?

    There are a lot of bumps on the road of marriage.   Leo Tolstoy opened his novel Anna Karenina with the phrase that became the  famous marriage quote: “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”   The most fairy tales end, “and they lived happily ever… Read More Why do  marriages often fail?

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Outsider or member of my family?

           A common theme for intercultural relationships is the  discrepancy of  identity status, that creates a distance between partners. This can stay invisible to the partner who lives within his cultural group and  sees  each situation applying his/her cultural code.

anxiety, couples therapy, disagreement, Effective communication skills, Gratitude, LMFT Albany, Multicultural relationships, muticultural marriage, relationship, Uncategorized

Does couples therapy work?

A number of factors affect  therapy outcomes, including   Willingness to change; the extent of relationship problems, and the clients’ readiness to apply techniques learned during the sessions. While marriage therapy may work well  for one couple, other couples may not experience such good results. Nonetheless,  the following statistics can help  to determine whether or… Read More Does couples therapy work?