Couples

Are You Ready To Try Premarital Counseling Before You Tie the Knot?

Couples Therapy: An Important Step Toward A Successful Marriage We’ve all heard the term premarital counseling, but what does it really mean in common terms? Is it the same as therapy? Here’s a clear cut definition for you. “Premarital counseling is a specialized type of therapy that helps couples prepare for marriage. By participating in premarital counseling prior to their wedding, couples can begin to…

How’s Your Relationship On A Scale of 1 to 10?

How Therapy Can Help Make It A 10. If we had to rank our relationships on a scale of one to 10, where would your relationship score? Maybe someplace in the middle, or at a blazing, satisfying 10? We know for sure that raising kids doesn’t come with a manual or PDF file, well relationships don’t either. Perhaps it’s time to give couples counseling…

Are You Two Solid As A Couple?

There are so many types of couples out there. What works for one couple does not necessarily work for another. Becoming a successful couple takes a lot of work, honesty, good communication skills and the willingness to move forward together when times get tough. What do we actually look for in a healthy relationship? Trust and communication are a good place to start. Without trust, a relationship cannot thrive or…

The Displaced Middle Aged Mom

Mommies In Orbit has been on an extended vacation from her blog, without really going anywhere.  I’ve done quite a bit of soul searching and reflection over the Summer months about life and in which direction I’m headed. Being a late bloomer, and a mid-life single Mom to teenage twins is uncharted territory.  Changing courses is never an easy task, but one that…

Divorce and The Other Break Up

After you’ve weathered the many phases of going through a divorce; the emotional roller coaster, the lawyers, the paperwork, explaining everything to the kids (or perhaps they knew it was coming), prepping the family members, there is another group of folks that are standing back watching it unfold too.  These are friends, neighbors, and acquaintances. You know the old saying, everyone is entitled to their own opinion…