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Rowing to Nowhere: When is Enough Enough?

Like most therapists, I love it when couples step into new beginnings. Watching a partner move into accountability for the first time, or become vulnerable as never before, or demonstrate empathy where there’d been none—such moments make my day. But what about couples...

Joining Through the Truth

Most of us were trained to believe that we needed to be extremely careful when helping clients face the really difficult truths in their lives—especially their own obnoxious, selfish, or self-defeating actions. Better to err on the side of going slow, creating safety,...

Relationality in Times of Crisis

We are under siege. This global crisis is unlike anything any of us have ever encountered before. We are away from our work, afraid for our finances, afraid for our health and for those we love, living in enforced isolation, and enforced closeness with our partners...

Men & Feelings

Your feelings never left you... You left them. Learn how you can help your clients tune into their feelings and how you can help them go even deeper. Let me know what you think. Leave a comment below.  

Off to the Races

What do you do when both partners are triggered at the same time? Here's how you can bring couples back into intimacy and relationality. Make sure you check out the Time Out Commandments that I mention in the video! Let me know what you think. Leave a comment below....

About Terry Real

Terry Real is an internationally recognized Family Therapist, Speaker and Author. Terry founded the Relational Life Institute (RLI), offering workshops for couples, individuals and parents around the country along with a professional training program for clinicians wanting to learn his RLT (Relational Life Therapy) methodology. A family therapist and teacher . . . more

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