Talking Sh*t About Talking Sh*t About Death: An Interview with Diane Sullivan

Diane Sullivan is known as “The Rev,” and is the art director of Seven Days, a newspaper in Vermont, for which she does an advice column. She is also the host of a podcast, “Talking Sh*t About Death.” In this episode of our “Couples Therapy in Seven Words” podcast, we have a delightful conversation with […]

How Can We Find the Time to Connect?

Can a couple survive if they can only find ten minutes a week for an uninterrupted conversation? In this episode of our “Couples Therapy in Seven Words” podcast, we discuss an article from Psychology Today called “The 4-Hour Relationship,” and find we don’t completely agree on the premise! The link to the article we talk […]

My Husband Complains About My Cleaning. Is It About Communication?

In this Couples Therapy in Seven Words podcast episode, we revisit an early blog post. What do you do if your partner complains about your cleaning–or worse, if they bully you about it? Will learning how to communicate better help? Let us know what you think!

“Scenes from a Marriage”: Whoa, How About Those First Three Episodes!

The HBO series “Scenes from a Marriage” got us going! Join us as we relate our favorite ideas about intimacy to the struggles of Jonathan and Mira. Warning: spoiler alerts! We also handle a listener question about respect: What does it mean to show respect to your partner? And how do women and men differ […]

Five Ridiculous Rules for Communicating with Your Partner

Rules for communication! Everyone wants rules for communication! In our Couples Therapy in Seven Words podcast, we talk about five popular, common-sense rules–all of them ridiculous.  What do you think?

Communication, Sex, Intimacy — We’re Live!

We’re live! (Well, we taped before a live audience!) Check out our discussion of communication (it’s still not about communication!), sex, intimacy, and other topics, with provocative and personal questions from our audience. Thanks to Temple Sinai in South Burlington, Vermont for hosting this event.

Live Taping of “Couples Therapy in Seven Words”–Come Be Part of It!

You’re Invited to a live taping of the  “Couples Therapy in Seven Words” podcast! When: Sunday, August 15, 2021 from 1:00 – 2:30 pm Where: Temple Sinai, 500 Swift St. South Burlington VT Admission is free (but please respond–see below) Couples therapist Dr. Bruce Chalmer and his wife and co-host Judy Alexander are having their […]