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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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True Love by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> This story published by Steve Goodier of http://www.lifesupportsystem.com truly moved me. I thank Steve for his permission to share it with you. TRUE LOVE ... Read on »
Speak After You Listen by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> Add your own thoughts to the conversation only after your partner acknowledges that you understand. This slows down a difficult conversation and makes it less likely ... Read on »
Instead of Pretending … by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Warning: fopen(http://th8.us/api.php?url=http://www.relationshiphq.com/blog/2009/05/20/in failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found in /home/conte ... Read on »
Your Relationship Is Worth the Challenge by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> Create a mature, loving relationship by using the ideas in Being Happy Together: How to Have a Fabulous Relationship With Your Life Partner in Less Than an Hour a We ... Read on »
Obedience School??? by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> Go to obedience school training with your dog. You have to learn to communicate clearly about boundaries when you work with animals. This obviously isn’t for ever ... Read on »
Expand Your Play Horizons by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> Schedule time to play together. Keep a list of activities you each consider fun. Take turns choosing an item from the list, and do it. When you aren’t used to pla ... 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 »
Laurie Weiss Live on Blog Radio: “How To Nurture Your Relationship During These Changing Times.” by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> Laurie will be interviewed on Barbara Dixon’s Spirit Speaks blog radio talk show. Her topic is “How to Nurture Your Relationship During These Changing Times.” Tun ... Read on »
Give Up Mind Reading by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> Ask your partner for what you want. Contrary to popular belief, your partner cannot and should not read your mind. Asking increases the odds of getting what you want ... Read on »
The Talking Tip Didn’t Work: Q and A by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Hi Laurie, Thanks for the advise that you’ve been giving me lately, I really appreciate it because a lot of your advise has really given me so much to think about how I s ... 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 »
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 »
The 3 Most Catastrophic Myths that Destroy Marriages and the Secret Formula To Reverse Them by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> Amanda writes, “I have been married for only 8 months and it seems that my life revolves around my husband a lot! Help!” Leanne, depressed after her first 8 months, ... Read on »
Think Before You Say Yes (or No) by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> Consider whether or not you will do something your partner wants you to do. Sometimes, doing something you do not especially want to do for your partner costs you ve ... Read on »
How To Manage Money Issues in a Loving Relationship by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> When “money” is a couple’s issue, is there any way to get past it and still have a loving and supportive relationship, especially if every other aspect of the relati ... Read on »
Focus on What’s Right by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> Catch your partner doing something right and acknowledge it. It is easy to complain when something is wrong, but we tend to expect things to go right. Your recogniti ... Read on »
Who We Are And What We Do by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> I want to share something that Jonathan wrote (Jon has reclaimed his birth name) as we were developing material to let people know that we are actively offering coup ... Read on »
Shifting Family Relationships by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> Family relationships continuously change — even if we wish they wouldn’t. Normal changes in good, healthy relationships still cause stress, especially if you are som ... Read on »
It’s Worth the Work by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> Spend time working on your relationship as well as living in the relationship. Good relationships don’t just happen; they need to be watered and weeded, just like a ... Read on »
The NEW New Year’s Resolution by Dr. Laurie W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex </-> Michele Weiner-Davis, MSW posted an excellent article on taking the time to make New Year’s Resolutions for your relationship together as well as separately on her ... Read on »