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Dads We Don’t Get It: Mom’s Invisible Labor and Mental Load are Real

I get that women face systems of oppression everyday, that there are cultural narratives that have been absorbed into my male body that I have to search out and challenge (and destroy), and that the whole “mom culture” is full of expectations, demands, beliefs, and pressures that are ruinous to the female body, mind, and …

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How Are You And Your Partner Attaching To COVID-19?

“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein- Attachment theory explains how human beings build bonds of connection and intimacy across the lifespan (in utero to adulthood).  It describes two relational patterns individuals can get stuck in when they are stressed: a dismissive pattern and a preoccupied pattern.  The dismissive …

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You Can Be The Best Medicine For Your Partner’s Health

Our bodies have multiple systems that function together in an exquisite dance to keep us healthy in an ever changing environment.  -Stephen WB Mitchell, Ph.D- Living in the midst of a global pandemic is stressful and stress takes a physiological toll on our bodies and our couple relationship.  Our bodies have multiple systems that function …

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The Depression Cure for Couples: COVID-19 Got You Down?

Schedules have changed, jobs have changed, relationships have changed, the world has changed.  Rapid shifts in “normal” throw our bodies, minds, emotions, and relationships into chaos.  One of the many responses humans have to stress is depression.   Depression brings us into a state of low motivation, lack of interests in things and people, sleeping …

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