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Is your job bad for your relationship?

By Lianne Avila | June 3, 2013

The American Dream – five days out of seven, you wake up, go to work, leave work, go to bed. If you’re working full-time, then there is no way around it. You spend half of your waking…

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Is it time to give up?

By Lianne Avila | May 27, 2013

Here is a list of seven things to give up in your life. If you give up on them, then your life will be a lot easier and you will be much happier. We hold on to…

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By Lianne Avila | May 21, 2013

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Map & Directions

By Lianne Avila | May 21, 2013

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Three Things Never to Say in an Argument

By Lianne Avila | May 20, 2013

“Most couples have not had hundreds of arguments; they’ve had the same argument hundreds of times.” Gay Hendricks It’s true, disagreements and even arguments are a normal part of being human. I mean really, if we all…

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Five Proven Ways to Improve Your Relationship

By Lianne Avila | May 13, 2013

Healthy Relationships Healthy relationships are based on friendship. Couples are always asking for help with communication, respect and intimacy. And, I always tell them to work on rebuilding the friendship. Studies show that a good friendship is…

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Five Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Relationship

By Lianne Avila | May 6, 2013

Is it time for a cost-benefit analysis about your relationship? One of the first questions I ask couples when they come in for counseling, is to do a cost-benefit analysis of their relationship. Most couples have never…

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Three Benefits to Saying “No” to your Child

By Lianne Avila | April 29, 2013

I hear this all the time in my practice. ‘I don’t want my child to only hear no.’ And, I tell them their child doesn’t always have to hear no. But, they do need your guidance and…

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Living Your Life in Balance: 6 Tips to Balance Your Life

By Lianne Avila | April 22, 2013

“Don’t confuse having a career with having a life.” Hillary Clinton I hear this all the time in my practice, ‘I wish I had more balance in my life.” It’s so easy in our fast-paced society to…

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Depression and Relationships: Living with a Depressed Person

By Lianne Avila | April 15, 2013

Four Rules for Living with a Depressed Person: The couple sitting opposite me in my San Mateo office looks like a very nice couple. They say they love each other. But, the marriage is ending. He wants…

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