Have you become disconnected with your spouse after having children?

Everyone always says that there’s never enough time in the day, especially after starting a family. Whether you have work deadlines, social commitments, or family responsibilities, we all wish there were more time in the day to complete all the tasks in our to-do list. When you are in a marriage you have commitments and responsibilities to each other to tend to as well. However, when you decide to extend your family, some of those needs get put on the back burner or sacrificed all together. You may lose that attraction and connection to your spouse that once brought you so close together. What steps can you take to rekindle that connection and attraction to bring you and your spouse back together?

Earning his Master’s Degree in Counseling with an Emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, Mr. Tony Delmedico is founder of a private practice in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mr. Delmedico has researched and written about the depths of fatherhood and writes a monthly blog for Carolina Parent about this trials and tribulations of parenting entitled “Go Ask Your Dad.” Mr. Delmedico works with children, individuals and couples to relieve suffering and improve relationships.

To find out more about Mr. Tony Delmedico and his practice you can visit their website or call (919) 623-8118 for an appointment.

Is your anger obstructing your relationship?

Whether we’ve been wronged, denied or offended, we have all been angered. However, the way we deal with our anger can vary. We may get defensive if we feel attacked or offended. Some may keep it inside until one little thing blows the top off and they finally let it all out at once. People often don’t realize the consequences of their anger outbursts until after the outburst has occurred. The hardest part is after the episode when trying to eradicate the damage you may have done to your partner and relationship. Like anything else, there is a right and wrong way to control and manage your anger. How is your anger affecting your relationship and what can you do to manage it?

Earning his doctorate from the University of Illinois, Dr. Bryce Kaye is the director of Cary Counseling Center and Allied Psychological Services in New Bern, North Carolina. Dr. Kaye and his wife, Helen, own a nautical marriage retreat service named Love Odyssey Charters which helps couples save their marriages on a week long sailing odyssey to different ports of call along the rivers and sounds of North Carolina. Dr. Kaye has extensive experience in performing individual psychotherapy, marriage counseling, and substance abuse counseling.

To find out more about Dr. Bryce Kaye and his practice, Love Odyssey, you can visit their website or call (919) 460-2516 for an appointment.

Are you and your spouse in tune with your true selves?

Our twenties is the time for identifying who we are and what we want to do with the rest of our lives. We go to school to get our degrees and discover careers options that maximizes our talents and skills all the while finding that certain someone to start a family and share our future with. We start to grow older as a unit as the years go by. We settle into life-long careers while the children take piano lessons and play sports for school. But, what happens when you haven’t discovered who you truly were before getting married and starting your family? Eventually you will have to find yourself and it can be a messy journey. How do you go about finding yourself? How does not knowing who you truly are affect your loved ones?

Earning her Masters Degree in Human Development and Marriage and Family Therapy from Auburn University, Mrs. Carmella Whitehead is founder of Whitehead Counseling Services in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mrs. Whitehead has provided individual, couples and family counseling for eight years. She is particularly skilled in mind-body therapy, finding self-worth and reconnecting to your true self. Mrs. Whitehead’s work is characterized by intuition, compassion, optimism and collaboration.

To find out more about Mrs. Carmella Whitehead and her practice, Whitehead Counseling Services, you can visit their website at  or call (646) 530-0993 for an appointment.