The Power of Apology

...another in the series of Gardening Tips for Couples It is highly likely that in the course of relationships with associates, friends, family members and your significant other you will do or say something or not do or say something that will cause someone hurt....

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Romance Is Like Gardening

So often couples call and say “…My husband and I love each other and are very invested and committed in our relationship to each other and our kids. We go out on dates once a week; but our sexual/sensual relationship no longer exists…” Or, “…My wife and I are...

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Does Too Much Sex Drive You Apart?

Below is a scenario that was presented during a call-in question and answer period on one of my radio interviews. I'm sure this isn't the only couple with this question; so I thought I would share my answer in an article. Ask Dr. Jackie: My wife and I have been...

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Declare June Marriage Renewal Month

"Often people attempt to live their lives backwards: they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want so that they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then, do what you need...

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Does More Time Really Equal More Fun?

Most of us have a lifetime of responding to the signals of others without regard for who we are or what we need or want. The "art of being" is the order of the day; the art of knowing and accepting yourself; living in passion and joy; embracing and valuing fun and...

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Divorce is a Legitimate Choice

For many men and women in a wide variety of situations divorce is a legitimate and appropriate choice. Getting divorced is a process and consists of 3 main elements: Emotional Financial Legal Healing from divorce is not easy. It is often a long and excruciating...

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Touched by The Heart of A Woman

Mothers have been recognized in special ways for thousands of years, since Ancient Greece. The month of May is the month that people in many parts of the world specifically celebrate Mothers. As a tribute to women all across the globe, I am re-printing this wonderful...

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Making Sense of the Dating Process

Dating is a process with a beginning, a middle and an end. Very importantly, the process is different depending on why you are dating. If you are Dating to Find Your Ideal Partner, be crystal clear about it; the more you know what you want the more likely you will be...

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Agreements: The Road Map for Success

Effective Agreements Life is an ongoing process of creating agreements with others. An effective agreement means more than getting another person to do what you want. It means a true commitment from both people. Successful Agreements Your overall effectiveness in...

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