Unconventional Coaching

Energizing the relationships in your life
September 19, 2013
6:21 pm
Long-term Relationships

Has Sex Moved To The Back Burner Of Your Relationship? »

So you’re in a relatively good relationship–been there a long time. But the juice is gone. Sex is only on the edges of your life. All the excuses are there. Well-worn territory. Want to get it flowing again? Here’s one small, sweet exercise that can take you to the land of possibility. Over a glass […]
July 23, 2013
5:41 pm
Fighting Fair

Problems Bubbling Up On Vacation? »

You are finally alone together–no kids, beautiful environment, amazing hotel room, (or amazing camping spot), cell phones off (for the moment). Opportunity!  Romance, sex, fun, wild and crazy times. And what happens? Suddenly every slight irritation that you’ve had on the trip seems to blow up bigger and bigger. You feel compelled to get tell […]
March 19, 2013
9:17 pm
Long-term Relationships

Staying Current »

As you cruise through your facebook or twitter every night and/or morning, have you noticed that often there isn’t much that grabs you? It is almost like, “Why bother?”  Yet you still do it. But then you have times when every post is meaningful–you are shifting from post to article to response and back. Your […]
January 22, 2013
8:12 pm

Relationships are Hard Work. Really?? »

The New York Times had an interesting headline last week: “That Loving Feeling Takes a Lot of Work.” It actually is a terrific article by Jane Brody about bringing more surprise and pleasure into a relationship, but the title irks me. This equation: relationships = [hard] work is used so often that it has become […]
October 17, 2012
7:11 pm
Long-term Relationships

Feeling Bored in Your Relationship? One Surprising Thing to Try »

It’s so easy to feel discontented in a long-term relationship. We know all the bad stuff about our partner. The irritations can seems enormous. We  can feel misunderstood, criticized, underappreciated. This can happen to both men and women, though it may be expressed in different ways. I see it in my coaching practice–people who genuinely […]