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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The Many Faces Of Shame

My experiences through the years as a therapist have taught me clearly and without a doubt that our society’s mental health public enemy number one is SHAME. Shame has many faces-self-loathing, never feeling good enough, having an inward sense of being dirty, feeling the need to be perfect at all times, feeling evil to the […]