the way in which two or more concepts, objects, or people are connected, or the state of being connected
the state of being connected by blood or marriage
the way in which two or more people or organizations regard and behave toward each other
an emotional and sexual association between two people

Relationships are essential to the well being of people, institutions, and society. Modern culture is obsessed with relationships. Movies, songs, television dramas, and novels tell the story of relationships. We spend much of our time talking about and pondering our relationships. The range of relationship topics is limitless.

So, since we spend so much time in relationship, what is the mystery? Why are they so difficult?

Obviously, we are all still learning, growing and evolving in this realm. There are very few models for healthy relating. There is no shame in not knowing how to do it well already. Healthy, functioning relationships are an art.

For relationships to run smoothly it takes knowledge of yourself, an appreciation of others and an understanding of human dynamics.

Psychotherapy is a forum from which you can learn practical relationship skills, understand your personal relationship motives and choices, and become better equipped to be healthy in your most important relationships.

If you are dissatisfied with how you are relating or how others are relating to you, call. Let’s see what can happen so that you can experience more ease and fulfillment in your relatedness - you may be pleasantly surprised with the results.

Jackie Bay