building relationships

What is financial infidelity? Strategies for talking about your spending habits with your spouse or partner 

Financial infidelity involves engaging in dishonest spending habits while in a relationship by lying about or otherwise concealing purchases and bills from your partner.  Spending habits can be tricky to discuss, and admitting that you aren’t always the best with your money isn’t easy to do, either. But the potential…

Online Counseling Question: How can I strengthen my relationship during COVID-19? (Video)

Click here to schedule online counseling at Thriveworks. Hello. My name is Greg Cooper. I’m a Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist with Thriveworks in Marietta, Georgia. The question is, “how can I strengthen my relationship during Covid-19?” It’s important to understand that this Covid-19 has created a lot of changes in our…

Boredom can be destructive—if you are bored at home, deepen your connections, remember your goals, rejuvenate an old hobby, and additional tips

Due to COVID-19, many of us are forced to stay at home for the foreseeable future either alone or with a couple friends or family members. In either case, we’re struggling with social distancing as we adjust to a new normal; feelings like anxiety and loneliness overwhelm us. Many of…

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