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Money & Sex in Relationships: It’s All the Same Thing

This blog entry was written by guest blogger, Roger Schwarz, MFT, JD. He specializes in couples and family counseling and psychotherapy. He combines years of training and experience as a therapist with the wisdom cultivated through a previous career as a lawyer/CPA. His approach is to facilitate change by complementing the insights the client already has […]

For Richer, For Poorer?

This blog post was written by Recovery Help Now’s Cindy Nigro, MFTi. Do you and your partner argue about finances?  Do you ever fantasize that if your partner was wealthy and things would be so much easier?  It’s common to think like that, and don’t get me wrong, there’s no doubt money can make life […]

Navigating the Dating Scene for Young Successful Women

This blog post was written by Recovery Help Now’s, Vanessa Blaxland, MFTi. It’s not hard to see that more than ever more women are obtaining more masters, doctorates, and high-ranking positions.  With more young women seeking higher education than their male counterparts according the U.S. Department of Education, they now face a vastly different dating […]

Does Money Make You Sexier?

This blog post was written by Recovery Help Now’s, Vanessa Blaxland, MFTi. Does money make you sexier?  Well, when you think about guys like Donald Trump and how he gets all those gorgeous women, you can’t help but think it’s got to be his bank account…  You might be onto something.  According to a survey […]

Sex & Money In Relationships: What Happens When Money Is Tight? (Part II)

This blog post was written by Recovery Help Now’s, Cindy Nigro, MFTi. Chronic unemployment is putting many couples’ marital vows to the test — particularly the part that refers to “for richer, for poorer.”  With far less money coming in each month, many families have been forced to cut back, borrow money from family and […]

Money, Power and Relationships: Are Gender Roles Changing in Heterosexual Relationships?

When I was growing up, men worked and women stayed home with the children.  My mother was an excellent seamstress.  She spent most of her time gardening, cooking, cleaning, and carpooling children.  My father focused on work, keeping the grass cut, being handy, and he controlled the money.  There was no need for my mother […]

Can Being Broke Affect Your Love Life?

You don’t have to be an expert to answer, “Yes!” to the title of this blog entry.  When money is tight and you’re living paycheck to paycheck, survival is more of a focus than planning a romantic night of connection and passion.  You may find yourself being irritable and focused on worry thoughts.  Dave Ramsey […]

Money & Sex In Relationships: What Happens When Sex Declines? (Part I)

This blog post was written by Recovery Help Now’s, Cindy Nigro, MFTi. As an individual and couples therapist, people most often have come to see me about relationship problems centered on sex, intimacy and money.  If money or sex is not one of the presenting problems or primary complaints, the issue will nonetheless eventually surface. […]

Are Your Financial Problems Dampening Your Sex Life?

This blog post was written by Recovery Help Now’s, Vanessa Blaxland, MFTi. Many couples come to therapy for problems related to their sex lives.  Usually it’s a lack of a satisfaction with the quality or quantity of sex in their relationship.  Now with the downturn of the economy I’ve noticed a new monster that is […]

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