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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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A Mini-vacation? Just Do It. by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> Take a mini-vacation. Go away for the weekend, or for an hour or two, with minimal planning, just because it seems like a good idea. Spontaneity is a wonderful wa ... Read on »
Abuse, Marriage, Divorce and ??? by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex After 25 years of trying to please him, one of my clients is divorcing a selfish, narcissistic man she has known all her life. She knew he had an abusive streak when she ma ... 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 »
Ask for Recognition by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Make sure you ask for the acknowledgment you want from your partner. If your partner does not notice your new haircut or the amount of work you did to arrange an event, ... Read on »
Avoid Unpleasant Surprises by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Inform your partner as soon as possible if you will not be doing a task that s/he expects you to do. This avoids unpleasant surprises and lets you solve the problem of what ... Read on »
Being Silly Is Good for You by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> Play together in silly ways. Blow bubbles, finger paint with chocolate pudding on the kitchen table and lick it off, splash each other, sing … When you are tired, ... Read on »
Being too Polite Causes Problems by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Name the movie you would like to see or the restaurant you like best,beforeyou ask your partner’s preference. That way you avoid being angry because your partner did not rea ... Read on »
Break a Vicious Cycle by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> Speak in sentences or, at most, paragraphs instead of pages during a difficult conversation. Your partner will only remember the last sentence or two you say and for ... Read on »
Broken Promises – A Five-Step Plan to Get Your Husband to Keep His Agreements by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Are you a woman who has moments when you sometimes want to murder your loving husband because he agrees to do everything you ask him to do and then somehow never ... Read on »
Broken Promises – A Five-Step Plan to Get Your Husband to Keep His Agreements by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Are you a woman who has moments when you sometimes want to murder your loving husband because he agrees to do everything you ask him to do and then somehow never seems to ge ... 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 »
Coaching an Older Couple by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex She married him for better or for worse but not for lunch. It all started when I found a delightful gentleman in his mid-70s waiting outside my front door ea ... Read on »
Coaching an Older Couple by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex She married him for better or for worse but not for lunch. It all started when I found a delightful gentleman in his mid-70s waiting outside my front door early one mo ... Read on »
Coaching an Older Couple by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex She married him for better or for worse but not for lunch. It all started when I found a delightful gentleman in his mid-70s waiting outside my front door early one morni ... Read on »
CoDependency Recovery Support Groups by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> Laurie Thanks for the emails and updates. I wondered if you are aware of any support groups to work on my issues of codependency? Do people still just go to Ala ... Read on »
Decide What Sharing Equitably Means by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Decide on an equitable way to share resources and expenses. This can be especially tricky if you have very different income levels. Keep talking until you reach ... Read on »
Decide What Sharing Equitably Means by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Decide on an equitable way to share resources and expenses. This can be especially tricky if you have very different income levels. Keep talking until you reach agreement. ... Read on »