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Imago Relationship Tips: Soft Starts

Parenting as a Spiritual Path: The Lessons in a Severed Ankle, a Chipped Tooth, and Stretch Marks

Growing up, I thought that I could only experience the spiritual in religious places like churches or in solemnly recited words of prayer (and only when I was perfectly…

Imago Relationship Tips: Boundaries and Self Respect

Want to Give A Little Advice? Don’t Do It! (or not until you have read this first)

Giving advice to someone who may be struggling, or stuck in that maelstrom of an unresolved situation, comes naturally, and often unconsciously for many of us. Before you know…

Looking to Alternatives in Pain Management

Someone very dear to me lives with pain that has become the defining factor in her life. It is difficult, most certainly for her, but also for those who…

The SYMBIS Assessment: A great tool for Premarital Preparation

PC&CC/The Imago Center is now offering The SYMBIS Assessment as part of our premarital preparation. The SYMBIS Assessment is based on the research of Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott, authors…

How Walt Disney Ruined Our Love Lives

Here is a provocative 2014 article from Brandeis Magazine inviting us to look at how legendary stories and fairy tales that had once offered a realistic and cautionary view…

The Dynamics of Grief When a Relationship Ends

Grief and Loss Loss, bereavement, and grief are often first associated with death. Grief counseling is not often thought for anyone who hasn’t experienced a death of a loved…

In Appreciation of Attachment Parenting

Attachment parenting is a term coined by pediatrician and father William Sears. A number of attachment parenting bloggers like this wiki definition of attachment parenting, and so do I:…

What people are saying about our premarital workshop

Our next Start Right, Stay Connected premarital workshop is scheduled for Saturday, June 8th, 2013 in Chevy Chase, MD.. Roberta Martin and Caroline Bernhardt Lanier look forward to another…

Thanksgiving: Practicing Gratitude Every Day

Thanksgiving is normally a holiday that many people look forward to because of its lack of focus on materialism and its emphasis on giving thanks. Every year my girlfriends…