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Open Monogamy vs Radical Monogamy: Are They the Same Thing? 

Nick Levine recently wrote in Vice Magazine What Is ‘Radical Monogamy’? Reflexive monogamy is an assumption we make that we’ll find our one true person (usually of the opposite sex) to fall in love with and when we marry them, … Read More

Does therapy really help an emotional relationship?

Being in a relationship is the most challenging part of being alive. Dr. Tammy looks at the ways Imago Relationship Therapy helps couples overcome emotional and relational challenges.… Read More

3 Things to Consider About Open Monogamy

Are you considering open monogamy? Dr. Tammy explores three things you should consider before you approach your relationship agreement.… Read More

The Fairytale

ove seems to be some kind of idealization of oneness, of completing the other, of finding one’s other half. Being differentiated means that you each have different interests and are not merged into one person just because you are a married couple. Love today seems to be a perpetual pursuit of the “other” in order to complete an empty sense of self, one that is destined for emptiness and aloneness without a partner.… Read More

Trauma, Affair, & Recovery: You Are Not Alone

When you discover that your partner cheated on you, it can feel like your world is ending. You rewrite the whole history of your relationship. Everything the two of you built together comes into question. Because of the affair, you … Read More

Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith and Open Monogamy – Part 2: Communication 

This article picks up from Part 1, where I talk about Will Smith’s revelations about his relationship with Jada Pinkett Smith and what they show us about non-conventional relationships. Once we understand that we are individuals, we can open a … Read More

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