April 10, 2013
Twice in the past month this issue has come up. First with a friend of mine, and then (for the umpteenth time) with Jennifer Aniston (poor thing…it’s nearly a decade later and you know the media will still be poking her in the ribs with a stick over Brad and Angelina; she must be so sick of it). But no matter who you are or who long ago your relationship was, it can still sting when the Ex hammers that final nail in the coffin by marrying and starting a family with someone else (even worse if that someone else used to be the someone on the side).
Even if you no longer have romantic feelings for your former spouse, their remarrying can kick up the tons of dust that may have been covering unresolved feelings, issues, and insecurities about yourself–not only in connection with the relationship, but also those that you struggled with long before your relationship with your Ex even began. ESPECIALLY if they were issues that your relationship temporarily covered up. [Read more]
December 6, 2012
Participants submitted questions for Dr. M to answer during one of her DeepDating & Relationship events. In this video, she answers a question about how to stop pushing partners away.
December 3, 2012
To parents, how and when the communication and connection broke down with their teens or young adult children is often a mystery. I was asked to speak about this with a group of parents. Many of the parents were at a loss to understand how the divide between them and their children had gotten so big. Some said they used to be able to talk to their kids. In fact, some of them even characterized their past relationship as being close…until the last few years. Why was it so distant and difficult now? The breakdown in communication and the emotional distance between parents and their children is usually progressive, even though there may have been a specific event that finally broke the camel’s back. While there are many factors that can contribute to these problems, during this parents panel, we focused on some of the blind spots that ruin communication and the connection between parents and their children. Here are three that parents found most surprising and eye-opening: [Read more]
November 21, 2012
November 5, 2012
At a previous DeepDating & Relationships event, Dr. M was asked a question about how to TRUST again once your trust has been shattered. Watch her video response.
October 29, 2012
At a previous Healing Man Healing Woman/DeepDating event, Dr. M was asked a question about Self-Love and people-pleasing. If you habitually go out of your way to do for others, yet end up empty-handed and unfulfilled yourself, watch her video response.
October 24, 2012
Couples and singles asked Dr. M their burning questions at the last DeepDating & Relationships event. Here’s her video response to a question about emotional availability.