Why should anyone get married any more? You don’t need to be married to buy property, have kids, or pretty much anything else. And marriage doesn’t guarantee anything–look at the divorce rate! So why do it? In this episode of our Couples Therapy in Seven Words podcast, we talk about one crucial reason why you […]
Dr. Mark Levine is the Commissioner of Health of the State of Vermont, and the pandemic has made him the greatest rock star from Vermont since Phish. We interview Mark and his wife Nancy about their life in the spotlight, the effects of the pandemic on couples, and the outlook for the coming months. Then […]
Looking for the perfect holiday gift for your relationship? We’re hearing great things about my book, Reigniting the Spark: Why Stable Relationships Lose Intimacy, and How to Get It Back, from couples who are using it as a gift for themselves. How about you? Check out the video to learn more.
We’ve been getting some great reviews for my book Reigniting the Spark: Why Stable Relationships Lose Intimacy, and How to Get It Back. So Judy and I made some videos to share some of them with you. Check them out, and let us know what you think!
What do you do if you find out your partner has been unfaithful? Listen to the latest “Couples Therapy in Seven Words” podcast episode. We (Dr. Bruce Chalmer and Judy Alexander) talk about infidelity: what it is (spoiler: we don’t try to define it!), how it happens, and what you can do to heal. And […]
Jathan and Heather, who ran a fabulous review of my book Reigniting the Spark on their website, often ask the authors they review for a favorite recipe to post. So I sent them one–actually, one that my wife Judy Alexander loves to make, and I love to eat! Check out their post, and enjoy!
We’ve been getting some great reviews of Dr. Chalmer’s book Reigniting the Spark: Why Stable Relationships Lose Intimacy, and How to Get It Back. Here are some excerpts: “This book is concise at only 158 pages, but it is so well written that it feels like we are sitting in his office or laying on […]
by Dr. Christine DiBlasio I remember the first time that I had to give a professional public presentation, many years ago. I lost a lot of sleep beforehand, and spent a great deal of time preparing and practicing. Of course, after I finished the presentation, I decided to research how to actually give an effective […]
We’ve launched a new podcast! It’s called Couples Therapy in Seven Words. I’ve teamed up with my wife, educator Judy Alexander, to tell you what you need to know about relationships, and answer your questions. In the first episode, Judy and I introduce the seven-word formula, talk about how couples’ needs for stability and intimacy […]
Shelagh Connor Shapiro’s wonderful podcast Write the Book features an interview with Dr. Chalmer this week about his new book, Reigniting the Spark: Why Stable Relationships Lose Intimacy, and How to Get It Back. Listen to the podcast here, and find out more about the book here. And let us know what you think!
Thanks to Dave Chafetz for passing this along (he saw it on Reddit) After 35 years of marriage, a husband and wife came for counseling. When asked what the problem was, the wife went into a tirade listing every problem they had ever had in the years they had been married. On and on and […]
Thanks to Julie Morris for this post! If you and your significant other are experiencing a new normal, here’s the good news: it can turn out to be a great thing. Yes, making adjustments and getting used to major changes in your routine is challenging. But by taking steps together, you can learn to thrive […]