In this discussion with the producers of The Betrayed, The Addicted & The Expert, Dr. Finlayson-Fife talks about how religious belief can handicap sexual integration. She also talks about how one can embrace faith and sexuality and what constitutes the difference in religious orientation.
*This blogpost was created from the transcript of the recent Facebook Live video on the topic infidelity. Today I'm going to be talking a bit about infidelity and deception in partnerships as well as what is required to re-establish trust with a spouse. Following any evidence of untrustworthiness in marriage, we usually hope to re-establish trust rather quickly because we don't like not being able to trust our partners. We want to believe we are safe. We want to believe we understand the person we are with. So re-establishing trust becomes our focus and desire often but this focus may inter...
In this podcast episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins Angilyn and Nate from the Mormon Marriages Podcast to answer questions about postpartum sex, emotional affairs, and sexuality and chronic illness. EPISODE SUMMARY "The people that are most happily married have figured out a way to have enough security in their marriage to feel a sense of safety and trust, but allow it to continue growing. It’s a marriage that stops being validation based and allows growth within the context of the relationship. It’s willing to be honest enough with each other that the marriage stays alive and vital. Those are ...
In this podcast episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins Corrine from the Mint Arrow Podcast to talk about how to improve intimacy in marriage. To listen to this episode, click here. To learn more from Dr. Finlayson-Fife check out her online courses or join her free Facebook group!
I hope we will each consider on this Valentines Day how we might love better, and who needs that love from us most. As a therapist and human being trying to live my life well, I'm ever more convinced of the power and importance of love. Love heals us and makes us stronger. Love gives meaning and sustenance to our lives. We all say these kinds of things a lot, but it's remarkably true. And yet, perhaps not surprisingly, love can be hard. Love is what we all hope to receive and yet struggle to offer, especially when it stretches us. Perhaps this is why it is so precious. Positive fee...
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