Marriage

Here in Australia, we’ve very recently and belatedly come to acknowledge that Love is Love, granting the same legal right to marry to same sex couples as has been afforded to heterosexual couples for centuries. Following in the footsteps of …

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What is it about New Year’s Resolutions?

Well we’ve started a new year and I’m deafened daily by the sound of other people’s New Year’s resolutions. Over and over, face to face, in the media, on TV, on social media, I hear people earnestly talk about how …

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’twas the Night Before Christmas … Not Again !

It’s that time again. I’m surrounded by ads, billboards, Christmas baubles, lights and decorations everywhere.  As I walk along the street, in some shops, and when I drive along listening to the radio,  I hear advertisements, constantly telling me to …

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Is the Universe a Friendly Place?

IS THE UNIVERSE A FRIENDLY PLACE? Years ago, I remember reading a quote attributed to Einstein. In it, he was claimed to have said that one of the last really big questions remaining for humanity to answer was: is the …

So Much Talk of Sexual Assault !

SO MUCH TALK OF SEXUAL ASSAULT! They’re coming out of the woodwork! You’d have to be living under a rock not to notice the veritable avalanche of sexual abuse, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation being reported in the news right now. …

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When do you know it’s over?

As a therapist, I typically get to meet people and see or hear about their relationship when things have gone seriously off track, usually for some time. Research shows that people delay seeking the help of a couple therapist – …

Finding the one or finding the one for right now?

Currently in the West, the most common way to meet new potential partners I hear about is through the internet. A plethora of dating sites exist to meet the different needs, ranging from the hook-up oriented type to those that …

Integrity, Trust and Credibility

Integrity, trust and credibility are big ticket words. They play out in our lives, for each and every one of us, every day. Whether we realise it or not. The degree to which we demonstrate them through our actions as …