LoveBonds

Attachment. Betrayal. Repair.

The Surprising Reason Why You May Still Be Thinking About An Old Flame

Do you still occasionally think about a romantic someone special from your past? Do you sometimes wonder 'what if?' even though many years have passed and each of you has 'moved on'? Does a special past person still hold a tender place in your heart? If so, perhaps you have experienced a love that's been interrupted rather than a break-up. This episode is based on the fascinating research on lost love by Dr. Nancy Kalish. Listen on Apple...

The Surprising Way Infidelity Makes Sense: An interview by Dini of Vigilantes Radio with Guest Terri DiMatteo, LPC

Infidelity is a relationship trauma that hurts. Affairs require lies and deception to occur. The paid and suffering in the aftermath lingers a lifetime. With all of that, is there anything about infidelity that 'makes sense'? Is there any logic to it? Relationship and couples counselor, Terri DiMatteo, LPC discusses the ways in which infidelity 'makes sense' with Dini of Vigilantes Radio on the "Inside The Biz" Series. Listen Now on Apple...

Helping Couples Cope After Infidelity: An Interview with Terri DiMatteo, LPC By Shane Birkel LMFT

Everyone knows someone who has been impacted by infidelity. It is such a prevalent reality in our society, yet there is still so much taboo and limited understanding in the way that we talk about it. There tends to be a lot of shame and judgement involved which can make it even more difficult for couples to work through it. In this interview with Terri DiMatteo we talk about how to help couples affected by infidelity and betrayal. We go into...

Why You Should Not Aim for a “Conflict-Free” Relationship

It is a common misconception that a relationship lacking in conflict is desirable. Many couples that find themselves in couples counseling report, "we never fight." Although they are experiencing angst, they don't engage in conflict. What is the problem with having a "conflict-free" relationship and "getting alone"? Trusted relationship and couple counselor, Terri DiMatteo, LPC of Open Door Therapy lays out why going 'conflict-free' actually...