Author Archives: mikedemoss

The Sociopath’s Among Us

We may not know what we are experiencing when we encounter a sociopath, but most people near a sociopath know something isn’t quite right, there is an uneasiness and tension when you encounter them. The best predictions are that the … Continue reading

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Being Married to a Spouse With a Bipolar Disorder

Help, I’m married to a spouse with a bipolar disorder! Being married to a spouse with bipolar can be a very difficult challenge. Often a marriage where bipolar is present can be described by the offended spouse as being on … Continue reading

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Marriage/Divorce and the Effects on Children

In marriage counseling a common question in the minds of a couple is, “if we do end up in a divorce how will it affect our child or children”? The goal in marriage counseling is to help repair and strengthen … Continue reading

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Gottman Marriage Counseling

The Gottman’s have thoroughly researched what works best in couples therapy. The Gottman method follows seven basic principles to help couples build healthy relationships. If you are interested in couples counseling and believe this method would be helpful, please contact me. Mike … Continue reading

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The Unfaithful Spouse

In today’s culture the proliferation of unfaithfulness by a spouse is an all too common occurrence. All affairs violate the sacred trust of marriage and involve unfaithfulness. Affairs fall into two major categories: those that involve physical contact and those that … Continue reading

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Dealing With Depression

The experience of depression has been referred to as a heavy darkness. Others have described it as falling overboard in a rough ocean and struggling to keep your head above water while treading without a lifejacket. In Jeff Olson’s “When Hope … Continue reading

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Marriage counseling, Communication

Most would agree that good communication in a marriage is important. Check out this humorous link from Jason Headley of how good communication can go bad at  http://vimeo.com/66753575 “Don’t try to fix it. I just need you to listen.” Every … Continue reading

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