1. The Importance of Intimacy in a Relationship

    At New Transitions Counseling Center, we often work with couples and individuals with intimacy issues. Intimacy isn’t easy. It requires showing someone parts of yourself that you prefer to hide from the world, and for many people, due to past trauma or dysfunctional family dynamics, intimacy has always been something to be avoided. That being said, it is absolutely worth the effort to be intimat…Read More

  2. 5 Relationship Red Flags To Watch Out For

    Relationships take work. As much as you might love your partner, that doesn’t necessarily mean you have a healthy partnership. Over time, if communication is not open and there is a lack of trust, it’s common for these red flags to present themselves. When this happens, it’s important to address them immediately. While the thought of facing your relationship problems might scare or overwhelm…Read More

  3. How to Show Your Partner That You Care

    At New Transitions Counseling Center, it’s not unusual for our clients to express that they feel their partner just doesn’t really care anymore. Life gets busy, and it can be easy to accidentally take your partner for granted. In order to foster a deeper and more meaningful relationship, it’s important to show your partner that you care every day. This doesn’t mean that you need to go the …Read More

  4. 8 Signs You’re In A Codependent Relationship

    People often fall into a certain negative pattern when it comes to romance, finding themselves having the same problems over and over again, even with new partners. For people who are codependent, they seem to always be in one-sided relationships in which they are always giving and receiving very little or nothing in return. When you hear the term “codependent” in regards to relationships, you…Read More

  5. 5 Healthy Relationship Habits

    No two relationships are exactly alike, but there are certain behaviors that are present in every healthy relationship. When you are in a healthy relationship, you and your partner engage in certain habits that convey how much you love, appreciate, and trust one another. While some of these will just come naturally, relationships still take work, and it is important to develop healthy habits in yo…Read More

  6. 5 Signs It May Be Time To Head To Couples Therapy

    New Transitions Counseling Center’s mission is to help individuals and families uncover their true potential and lead lives that are more connected and fulfilling through couples therapy. Oftentimes we believe we're getting the fairytale when we get married. You know -- meet "the one," have a whirlwind courtship, get married and live happily ever after. What the fairytales don't tell you is tha…Read More