Tag Archives: couple communication

3 Ways To Turn A Criticism Into A Request and Avoid a Fight

Instead of saying, “I can’t stand when you…” Try using an “I Statement“. I feel  irritated and disrespected   when you  leave your underwear on the floor because I work very hard to keep the house nice  and I would appreciate it if you … Continue reading

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Advice for Dating! 8 Tips! Marriage and Family Therapist, Ilissa Banhazl, Glendora

The best advice I can give you for dating is pretty simple. Be yourself! 1.You do not want to give “too much” personal information on the first date because it can be overwhelming for your date. 2.You do not want … Continue reading

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I’m Curious How Couples’ Counseling Works; We’ve Never Done This Before, 10 Things to Expect, Ilissa Banhazl, marriage and family therapy, Glendora & Upland, CA

I receive calls from either one in the couplehood inquiring about couple’s therapy. What will it be like they wonder… Here’s exactly how couple’s counseling works: 1. First, I will invite you both to attend a session or two together. 2. … Continue reading

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Are You Dissatisfied With Your Sex Life With Your Partner? Couples Counseling, Ilissa Banhazl, MFT, Glendora, La Verne, Upland

Whether you’ve been married a short time or many years, there will come a time where you may have to address your sex life. Most people are uncomfortable talking about it. Our parents didn’t do a great job of making … Continue reading

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Are You Watching the Super Bowl Game With Your Partner? by Ilissa Banhazl, MFT

Are you watching the game with your partner? Is it because you like sports or do you just want to be with your partner? Are you both preparing snacks and cozying up on the sofa together. It’s always good to … Continue reading

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