CATEGORY: Sexuality and Sexual health > Relational & Marital Problems 9 articles

Relational and Marital Problems. Sometimes relationship problems manifest themselves sexually. Having sex with someone when you are mad isn't always appealing. In fact, for many people anger is a sexual turn off. Fixing the general communication patterns within the marriage, will often "fix" the sexual issues. Develop the skills to create emotional safety in the relationship. Struggling? Help is available at the Center for Growth / Sex Therapy in Philadelphia 267-324-9564.

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Owning Your Porn Problem

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

Porn is a sexual tool that many people utilize.  However, while some have a healthy relationship with pornography, others develop obsessive and destructive tendencies with porn.  Some people would…


How to Satisfy Skin Hunger When Single

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

            You have been single for some time now.  You’ve managed the single life rather well, at the same time, there’s one aspect that you’re…


What are Open Relationships and Are they for Me?

Posted by: Shannon Oliver-O'Neil, LSWTherapist

Often when couples are considering opening up their relationship (i.e. transitioning from emotional and sexual exclusivity to some form of emotional or sexual nonmonogamy) they may feel overwhelmed about where…


Couples Communication Skills Exercise

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Couples face many challenges in their relationships. One of the most common issues couples deal with is poor communication skills. Couples engaging in poor communication skills may break up…


Couple’s Sculpting Exercise

Posted by: Libby Gilbertson

Are you and your partner in need of a check up for a better understanding about the status of your relationship? We…


How Do I Get The Most Out Of Couples Counseling?

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

How Do I Get The Most Out Of Couples Counseling? (Couples Counseling, Marriage Counseling & Sex Therapy in Philadelphia)

How do I get the most out of couples counseling? Making the decision…


The Strong Black Woman in Relationships

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

When we think about the Strong Black Woman, one of the struggles that plagues this badge of honor is the idea of balancing strength and vulnerability in life and relationships…


Examples of Blame-Free Communication

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Center for Growth: Couples Counseling / Marriage Therapy in Philadelphia

Examples of Blame-Free Communication

It is common for individuals in Philadelphia to avoid discussing conflict, especially when it involves expressing emotions…


Blaming and Codependency

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

How to avoid blaming when expressing your emotions or reality to friend/partner/coworker, etc

Do you ever struggle to get your point across? Do you find yourself in conflict with a…