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Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Littleton, Colorado
Relationship coach and marriage counselor, Laurie Weiss, Ph.D. has spent over thirty-five years... Full Bio
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Stroking Without Sex by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex This article was originally published in March, 1976, in The Second Page, a publication of a long-defunct organization called Beyond Divorce Inc. The newsletter was brough ... Read on »
Learn Something New Together by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Attend classes and workshops together. Going through an adult education catalog and choosing what you would like to learn together is a good way to tune in to your ... Read on »
Appreciate the Thought and Tell the Truth — Graciously by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Create a mutually loving way to communicate when one of you receives a gift that doesn’t work for you. Have this important conversation before, not after, a gift-givi ... Read on »
Negotiate and Renegotiate by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Renegotiate financial agreements as your circumstances change. Changing paychecks, changing personal and family needs, and changing priorities all call for renegotiat ... Read on »
Make Important Decisions Together by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Share the power and the decision-making. Avoid the resentment that comes when one is burdened with responsibility and the other resents being told what to do. When it ... Read on »
Can I Repair A Relationship With a Cheating Fiancé? by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Rosanne has given me permission to share this correspondence with you. Thursday, 7th Hi Laurie, How does a relationship rebuild trust? My former fiancé and ... Read on »
Can I Repair A Relationship With a Cheating Fiancé? by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Rosanne has given me permission to share this correspondence with you. Thursday, 7th Hi Laurie, How does a relationship rebuild trust? My former fiancé and I had ... Read on »
Careful Confrontation Works — Here’s How by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Confront behavior you consider dangerous or destructive. Describe your own feelings about the situation. “I feel scared when the car moves this fast,” instead of ... Read on »
Careful Confrontation Works — Here’s How by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Confront behavior you consider dangerous or destructive. Describe your own feelings about the situation. “I feel scared when the car moves this fast,” instead of, “Yo ... Read on »
Don’t Say Yes, Say Maybe by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Say “Maybe” when you are not sure about something. Give a time when you will provide an answer and keep your commitment. When your partner is enthusiastic ab ... Read on »
Don’t Say Yes, Say Maybe by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Say “Maybe” when you are not sure about something. Give a time when you will provide an answer and keep your commitment. When your partner is enthusiastic about somet ... Read on »
Relationships Without Negativity? by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex My husband and I recently heard the creator of Imago Relationship Therapy, Harville Hendrix, speak at a professional conference. In his speech he equated any negativity ... Read on »
Relationships Without Negativity? by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex My husband and I recently heard the creator of Imago Relationship Therapy, Harville Hendrix, speak at a professional conference. In his speech he equated any negativity in ... Read on »
Remember Your Favorite Things by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Do whatever makes you feel vibrant and alive, even if you need to do it alone. When you feel vibrant and alive, you are attractive to your partner and to others. Doing ne ... Read on »
Remember Your Favorite Things by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Do whatever makes you feel vibrant and alive, even if you need to do it alone. When you feel vibrant and alive, you are attractive to your partner and to others. Doin ... Read on »
Discuss Important Concerns by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Encourage your partner to get professional help if you think s/he needs it. Offer to go along, if that seems helpful. It’s easy to believe that a chronic problem is not t ... Read on »
Discuss Important Concerns by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Encourage your partner to get professional help if you think s/he needs it. Offer to go along, if that seems helpful. It’s easy to believe that a chronic pro ... Read on »
Discuss Important Concerns by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Encourage your partner to get professional help if you think s/he needs it. Offer to go along, if that seems helpful. It’s easy to believe that a chronic problem is no ... Read on »
Practice Acts of Random Kindness by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Do little things for each other, even if it’s not a special occasion. Bring home flowers for no reason. Give your spouse a gift certificate for a round of golf, a facial, or ... Read on »
Practice Acts of Random Kindness by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Do little things for each other, even if it’s not a special occasion. Bring home flowers for no reason. Give your spouse a gift certificate for a round of golf, ... Read on »