Wait…Who Are You? You’ve Gone All Religious On Me!

What do you do when your previously non-religious partner gets religious–and you have no desire to go along on the journey? Can a marriage survive this kind of change? In this edition of our “Couples Therapy in Seven Words” podcast, we talk about how couples handle this in practice, and answer a listener question about […]

Communication, Sex, Intimacy, Faith–We Cover It All!

In this podcast episode, we look back over our podcast year, and look ahead to 2022. Communication (more specifically, “It’s Not About Communication!”) continues to be our most popular topic, followed by sex. (Kind of makes sense, doesn’t it!) Along the way, Bruce lets slip what he’s working on for his next book. Tell us […]

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 […]

Faith Heals People. Ideology Kills People.

How does faith heal people? And what’s the difference between faith and ideology? And where does religion fit in? And what does all of this have to do with couples therapy, anyway? In this episode of the Couples Therapy in Seven Words podcast, we handle a listener question that focuses on all of these ideas. […]

Faith and Relationships: An Interview with Rabbi and Couples Therapist David Fredman

How does faith fit in relationships, and in couples therapy? What happens when one partner is way more religiously observant than the other? How can couples communicate about those differences?   In this episode of the “Couples Therapy in Seven Words” podcast, we talk about these issues with David Fredman, who is both an Orthodox rabbi […]