Relationship Jazz Articles

Welcome To Relationship Jazz – New Weekly Noblesville Daily Times Column

Jazz – according to the Encarta World Dictionary, the word can mean a lot of different things. All of them, I would contend, could be applied to the understanding of relationships. It can mean (1) “beautiful, sensual syncopated rhythms and spontaneous musical improvisations”. Relationally that would be the magical moments of connection, communication and raw […]

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The Death of Innocence

This week I offer you an anatomy of a marital affair. This isn’t one client’s story, but a collection of stories rolled into one fictional account. If you are married or in a relationship I encourage you to read this column with an open heart and mind, knowing that this could very well be your […]

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Acting Badly in Marriage

People sometimes act badly. Ok, you already knew that. But why do they act so badly? Are they miserable, rotten wastes of human flesh? Are they sinful wretches determined to rebel against God? Are they cheating bastards who need public shame and perhaps a golf club taken to their heads? Do they rage? Are they […]

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Divorce Destroyer

OK, maybe the title of this article is a little bit dramatic sounding, but I really wanted to get the attention of those of you whose marriages are teetering on the brink of divorce or those of you who know couples in dire straits. Through my 15 years as a therapist, I have come across […]