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two to tango

Two to Tango? When it Really IS One Spouse’s Fault

By Jonathan Decker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist “I’m not the problem, he is.” “It’s not my fault, it’s hers.” Many individuals feel this way in their relationships. Despite the popularity of the axiom “it takes two to tango,” many are quick to blame their partner instead of first looking at their own role in molding the situation. Th ...[Read More]

Forgiveness Doesn’t Mean Trust

Forgiveness Doesn’t Mean Trust

By Jonathan Decker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist There seems to be a widespread belief, especially among those who’ve hurt others, that with forgiveness comes a restoration of trust. In other words, if the offended individual doesn’t trust the offender and resume the same relationship with them, then the offended has not truly forgiven. Nothing could be further from the truth ...[Read More]

abusive relationships

Avoiding Abusive Relationships (& Building Good Ones)

Four keys to help you date smart and avoid jerks.