Restorations Therapy Blog

Red Flags in Abusive Relationships

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

Many individuals in abusive relationships will often deny the mistreatment or make excuses for their partner’s abusive behavior. The majority of victims have blinders that cause them to overlook the obvious red flags. However, there are… Read More


Knowing When to Go to Couples Therapy

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

Couples therapy is often associated with a broken relationship in need of a desperate fix. However, couples therapy is for anyone who wants to maintain their relationship for the long term, keeping up proper maintenance for… Read More


Recovering From Your Partner’s Addiction

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

Addiction is known as a family disease because it not only affects the person going through it, but also those around them. Loved ones feel the effects of the addiction firsthand because they are actively involved… Read More


What to Expect During a Couples Therapy Session

Monday, October 12th, 2020

Everyone has problems in their relationships at one time or another. Sometimes, the problems seem to never be getting better. When problems begin getting bigger, considering couples therapy is a good option. By going to couples… Read More


What Is an Intimacy Disorder and Do I Have One?

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Intimacy involves being close to others, especially when you are engaging in a romantic relationship with someone. Fear of being close to others results in a fear of intimacy. An intimacy disorder describes an individual that… Read More


Couples Therapy

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

Relationships in and of themselves are complicated, particularly in modern society. Long work hours, higher workloads, and poor communication despite advancements in technology directly affect romantic relationships in the United States and across the world. Additionally,… Read More


Trust and Communication: The Most Significant Elements of Effective Communication in a Relationship

Monday, May 25th, 2020

The two most important elements of a successful relationship include communication and trust. Communication involves effectively transmitting or sharing one’s ideas and feelings. Trust is being able to completely believe or rely on someone. These two… Read More


The Characteristics of a Healthy Relationship

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Healthy relationships are not easy to maintain since it takes work to nurture and sustain a solid foundation of trust and respect. Some elements of healthy relationships include: Respect for each other, particularly when it comes… Read More


The Effects of Substance Use Disorders on Romantic Relationships

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

         Successful relationships occur due to equality in partnership. Romantic relationships already carry complexity and difficulty, especially as time goes on, and new issues arise. When a substance use disorder (SUD) emerges as an issue in… Read More


How to Cultivate and Maintain Intimacy in Relationships: Navigating Barriers and Establishing an Intimate Foundation for a Successful Relationship

Friday, May 8th, 2020

Intimacy is closeness. We attain intimacy when we become close to another person and feel love and acceptance. As adults, we find intimacy in relationships with friends, family, and romantic partners. What Is an Intimacy Disorder?… Read More


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