Scroll to top

Press Features


Category

Babita June 3, 2020
8 Tips for Having a Meaningful Money Talk in Your Marriage

8 Tips for Having a Meaningful Money Talk in Your Marriage

Of all the issues couples face, there is probably none more sensitive and more potentially divisive than ‘money talk in your marriage.’ Your money. My money. How it becomes “our money.”

Babita June 2, 2020
The Hidden Meaning Behind Husbands’ Worry

The Hidden Meaning Behind Husbands’ Worry

A deep, unsettling fear that your wife secretly (or not so secretly) hates you probably isn’t as unusual as you might think. Redditors suspect it, memes lampoon it. There’s a “My Wife Hates Me” T-shirt and a comedy podcast. While a lot of men might Google similar terms (“I think my wife hates me”; “Does [...]

Babita May 26, 2020
5 Ways to Deal With Grief at Home

5 Ways to Deal With Grief at Home

Grief is the natural human response to loss. With a growing number of victims of COVID-19, mass hospitalizations, and increased unemployment, many of us are mourning at this unprecedented time. And as many people are sheltering in place, we are left to process this grief at home, without the support of the communities we usually [...]

Babita May 21, 2020
Teletherapy Is the New Orange

Teletherapy Is the New Orange

While the COVID-19 health crisis dropped society into total chaos for a while, there’s one thing we can certainly be grateful for… technology. Thankfully, the pandemic hit in 2020 and not 1980. With the support of things like Zoom, FaceTime, Facebook, and hundreds of other online programs, we were able to stay connected with one […]

Babita May 6, 2020
An Open Letter to My Fellow Therapists: What I’m Doing for Self-Care During the Coronavirus Pandemic

An Open Letter to My Fellow Therapists: What I’m Doing for Self-Care During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Thanks to the global Coronavirus pandemic, therapists and healing practitioners of every discipline have been thrust into a therapeutic world that we didn’t expect and have no map for navigating. Our normal practice has been turned upside down. Most unsettling of all, for perhaps the first time, we are experiencing and trying to deal with […]

Babita April 30, 2020
The Rise In Domestic Violence During Coronavirus

The Rise In Domestic Violence During Coronavirus

Reports from across the world are showing that domestic violence is on the rise during the self-isolation our world is going through. According to the United Nations report, domestic violence has increased by anywhere between 25 and 33% or higher since lockdowns have gone into effect. We are facing a massive crisis on top of […]

Babita April 16, 2020
These 20 Fun Video Chat Activities Will Keep Kids & Grandparents Connected

These 20 Fun Video Chat Activities Will Keep Kids & Grandparents Connected

Sure, you love and adore them, but being at home with your kids 24/7 can make you certifiably insane. But even if you’re sick of being stuck together, you have to consider the other end of the spectrum of social distancing — the grandparents who are all alone and missing their families. As the go-between, […]

Babita April 7, 2020
Holed Up with Your Spouse: 8 Ways to Survive and Thrive

Holed Up with Your Spouse: 8 Ways to Survive and Thrive

Spending time at home with your spouse is one thing. Staying at home with your spouse due to a pandemic is a whole other experience and one no one prepares for. Having to do something changes the way we look at things. You might adore your spouse, but 24/7 confinement can grate on even the […]

Babita April 2, 2020
8 Tips to Avoid Burn-Out When You Have to Work From Home

8 Tips to Avoid Burn-Out When You Have to Work From Home

Burn-out is a frequent issue in our society in general. Now that we’re in the midst of a health crisis that’s put our country on lockdown and thousands of people are working from home, the risk of burnout has increased exponentially. Fortunately, this shift is only temporarily. Unfortunately, we don’t know how long it will […]

Babita March 2, 2020
65 Things No Spouse Ever Wants to Hear

65 Things No Spouse Ever Wants to Hear

When it comes to keeping a relationship on steady footing, there's a major difference between talking and actually communicating. In many cases, even the most loving couples can make fatal missteps when it comes to how they speak to each other, creating serious tension, resentments, or even the dissolution of their relationship if they're not [...]

Babita March 2, 2020
65 Things No Spouse Ever Wants to Hear, According to Relationship Pros

65 Things No Spouse Ever Wants to Hear, According to Relationship Pros

When it comes to keeping a relationship on steady footing, there’s a major difference between talking and actually communicating. In many cases, even the most loving couples can make fatal missteps when it comes to how they speak to each other, creating serious tension, resentments, or even the dissolution of their relationship if they’re not […]

Babita February 26, 2020
How to Renew a Relationship After a Breakup

How to Renew a Relationship After a Breakup

Relationships are extremely fragile and can break due to unrealistic expectations, simple misunderstandings, and minor issues. How to save your relationship from a breakup? If you and your spouse have mastered the art of resolving conflicts peacefully, and problem-solve marital challenges, then there is no way your relationship would trudge up to the point of […]

Babita January 28, 2020
Instead Of Screaming, Here’s How To Talk To Your Husband About His Hour-Long “Poops”

Instead Of Screaming, Here’s How To Talk To Your Husband About His Hour-Long “Poops”

If your husband disappears into the bathroom for what seems like an unnaturally long time, leaving you to deal with your kids, your dog, and dinner all alone, it may be time to figure out how to talk to your husband about his hour-long poops. And also maybe make him a doctor appointment, because we […]

Babita January 27, 2020
Here Are 8 Signs That Your In-Laws Have Too Much Influence Over Your S.O.

Here Are 8 Signs That Your In-Laws Have Too Much Influence Over Your S.O.

In a healthy relationship, your in-laws respect the boundaries set by your relationship, offer their guidance (but don’t necessarily expect you to take it), and are there for both of you in a loving and supportive way that makes you feel included. Sounds great, doesn’t it? But in other instances, you might feel like your […]

Babita January 16, 2020
15 Romantic Surprise Ideas That Will Wow Your Partner

15 Romantic Surprise Ideas That Will Wow Your Partner

While there’s something to be said for the comfort of falling into a routine with your significant other, predictability and romance rarely go hand-in-hand in the long term. In many cases, those dinners in your gym clothes and TV binges on the couch can even start to chip away at the fabric of your relationship, […]

Babita December 17, 2019
What To Do When Your Partner Chooses Video Games Over Helping With The Baby

What To Do When Your Partner Chooses Video Games Over Helping With The Baby

Communication in a marriage can be a tough subject when things just aren’t clicking — especially in those fragile few months after you have a baby when you’re trying to figure out how to share the load. If your husband plays video games instead of helping with the baby, you might find yourself increasingly frustrated […]

Babita December 12, 2019
20 Most Common Things Parents Argue About During The Holiday Season

20 Most Common Things Parents Argue About During The Holiday Season

It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year. So why are you snapping at your partner and always feeling aggravated? Thing is, you’re not alone. Fighting with your significant other is, sadly, just a staple of the season. Even worse, there seems to be a never-ending list of things to be cranky […]

Babita October 16, 2019
Here Are 20 Things To Talk To Your Partner About That Aren’t Kid-Related, For Once

Here Are 20 Things To Talk To Your Partner About That Aren’t Kid-Related, For Once

When you’ve been in a long-term relationship with your partner, it’s easy to run out of things to say. Let’s face it, “How was your day, dear?” might not cut it anymore, because in reality, most days are a bit mundane, maybe even pretty crappy at worst. That’s why you need interesting things to talk […]

Babita October 10, 2019
10 Signs Your Partner Is Emotionally Unavailable

10 Signs Your Partner Is Emotionally Unavailable

We throw the term “emotionally unavailable” around pretty casually, but joking about someone being commitment-phobic, seemingly loveless, or allergic to feelings is only scratching the surface of what the term really means—and what it implies for the person in a one-sided relationship, dating someone who is, in fact, emotionally unavailable. “It suggests that a person [...]