A friend of mine recently said to me, "Boy, you guys just don't get a break!". She referred to the stressors my spouse and I have been managing almost steadily for the past three years. I could choose to agree with her but the truth is:I...

Do you fear intimate love? You're not the only one. We all want deep connection. Sometimes we even crave it.  Yet, we find ways to block or ignore intimate moments.Want some examples? Staying single. Spending more time on tech than with our partners. Sustaining chronic conflict. Living in a...

Ever wonder why you don't accept your partner's apology? Or why your partner is still upset with you after you apologize? What went wrong?Back in June, I published "Apologizing With Intention: 4 Reasons Your Apology Didn't Work" for Goodtherapy.org, addressing this very issue. In fact, the apology...

Q. My husband and I have been married almost 12 years and have 4 very young kids. We are best friends and have been since we met. Recently, my husband lost a significant amount of weight and became overall more healthy which I loved. But...

Dominique learned something valuable about sex therapy as we processed her separation. She and her spouse had been married for over 35 years. They met as late teenagers, grew up together and raised 2 children. One of their frequent conflicts involved sexual desire differences.Dominique told me...

Q. We have trust issues. Can you help us?A. Trust is the most sacred pact a couple can have.  This short video highlights some contributors to trust problems. Trust becomes broken when you confirm a betrayal or a lie. But some partners live on high...

Sexual droughts are all too familiar. Your sex life ebbs and flows. At times sex feels juicy and abundant. Other times, well, as dry as the Sahara desert. How do you deal with sexual scarcity?In couples therapy, I see this issue all the time. I tackled...

If you haven’t caught this sweet, super short love story called "A Romance That Started With a Mistake", recorded for StoryCorps, then click the link to listen and come back to this post. I'm struck by how Bill and Claudia touch on key elements on what makes a...

Q. I just found out I am losing interest in sex and when I have the urge, I don't get satisfied easily and as a result, I don't even reach orgasm anymore. What do I do or should I abstain totally? Please, I need your...

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