“What Happens When I’m Not In Love Anymore?”

–Strategies for Increasing Differentiation and Rebuilding Love and Passion In our last newsletter, we started looking at specific challenges presented in early sessions. One challenge is presented by the partner who says, “I love him but I am not in love with him.” These are not welcome words-for the partners or the therapist. The first implication is that the semi-motivated partner is staying in the relationship out of a sense of duty and obligation. The troubling implication is that you, the therapist, will have to work very hard to attempt to breathe new life into a dying marriage. How do you approach this situation?… Read more...