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5 Tips for Navigating Procrastination

February 6, 2022

Steven Losardo, LMFT Procrastination is the greatest enemy of having a successful work schedule. Oftentimes, we procrastinate on certain tasks to avoid feelings of monotony, dislike or overwhelm. In doing so, many of us often decide to focus on the works that are easier or more enjoyable, as this makes us still feel we are being productive. In the end, though, we cannot avoid the burnout that will ultimately result when we try to cram in all…

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4 Risks of the Infidelity Trap

July 22, 2019

After a review of the latest research on affair risks for committed relationships (those that are exclusive sexually and romantically), the most thought-provoking discovery was not the research itself. Instead, it was the presentation of the infidelity statistics as “highly variable” and having much “uncertainty.” As an example, when consolidating research findings, Gottman (2017) notes a “cautious conclusion” stating infidelity rates are “probably about 20% for men and 15% for women.” The author’s use of such vague…

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4 Premarital Counseling Myths and Opportunities

March 28, 2019

Steven Losardo Suppose you have been in a committed relationship for the past two years. While there are no serious issues and you aspire to be married, there is some doubt. This tension leads to a Google search revealing potential relational problems such as student loans, infidelity, lack of commitment, money, social media, mismatched libido, porn, and stress. You posit that your student loan payoff is an issue and you take some small steps. One is selling…

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Ground Rules for Couples in the Digital Age

October 2, 2013

How often are you checking your email, text messages, Twitter or Facebook account on your phone throughout the day? Do you feel disconnected if your phone is not by your side, chirping with every new update? While there is the increased convenience and connectivity our cell phones and computers can bring us, it can also distract us from the personal, face-to-face time with the people we love the most. Nothing can replace the kind of communication you…

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