How do I get my mom to be nicer to my wife when she constantly criticizes her and calls her a bad mother even though my wife is a great mom and is polite to my mother?

One of the things I get asked for as an experienced marriage and family therapist, is advice on specific topics. Many times, couples come to therapy with mother in law issues. These issues with a spouse’s mom can cause a couple to fight. It can also be an example of triangulation in the relationship. Let’s…

How to end your unhealthy relationship

As an experienced marriage and family therapist, one of the questions I often get is how to end unhealthy relationships. Why we stay in a toxic relationship Sometimes we stay in a relationship would shouldn’t. There are several things that keep us from ending the relationship and finding a healthy relationship instead. Let’s take a…