When is it Okay to Move On and Start Dating?

When is it okay to move on after losing a relationship, either to death or divorce, and when is it too soon? What about the dreaded “one-year rule?” And what about the kids? Should they have a veto? In this episode of our podcast, we talk about these issues, and handle a listener question from a […]

The December Dilemma

How do you handle Christmas if you’re not Christian? In this episode of our “Couples Therapy in Seven Words” podcast, Judy shares her experience as a synagogue educator working with interfaith families who want to strengthen their child’s Jewish identity, and Bruce tells how his feelings about this have evolved over the years. We handle […]

Can Love and Passion Endure at Any Age?

Can love and passion endure at any age? Myra and Seth Barovick are living proof that they can! In this Couples Therapy in Seven Words podcast episode, we interview Myra and Seth about life, love, and family. Send in your questions: email us at bruce@brucechalmer.com, or just visit brucechalmer.com. We’d love to hear from you! And let […]

Should I Take In My Grandson, and Lose My Fiance?

Debra writes: I recently became engaged to John. We’re both in our early 60s and were looking forward to some stable time together after having been married several times (me twice, John 3 times). My daughter, Joanna, a single mom, has an opioid addiction and is about to lose her son, Andrew, who is 3 […]