If you struggle in your romantic relationship — or have experienced infidelity — the LoveBonds podcast can help. Listeners find that trusted New Jersey couple counselor Terri DiMatteo, LPC of Open Door Therapy in Princeton, New Jersey provides guidance that helps increase intimacy and restore fractured relationships.
137: How to Safeguard Your Relationship During the Holidays
The holidays add additional stress due to the extra chores, travel, and extended family relations. This year - due to the pandemic - it’s holiday stress is on steroids! As a result, it’s more important than ever that you and your beloved safeguard and protect your very precious relationship. You need one another more than ever. This episode provides ideas, suggestions, and techniques for staying close, and connected during these very trying times.
136: Emotional Affair v Sexual Affair
Some people debate what’s worse: an emotional affair or a sexual affair. Generally, these opinions tend to be driven by personal relationship values. At the same time, there are differences between the emotional affairs and sexual affairs. Have a listen as affair recovery expert Terri DiMatteo, LPC unpacks it all for you!
135: What is a Healthy Relationship?
One barrier to obtaining relationship satisfaction is not really knowing what a healthy, satisfying, and loving relationship really is. The romantic relationship serves a specific purpose and function that mystifies and confuses many.
Marriage and relationship counselor Terri DiMatteo of Open Door Therapy demystifies the healthy relationship so that you can identify it and achieve it for yourself.
134: Resolving Relationship Strain During Covid
There’s no question that the pandemic is adding additional stress and strain in romantic relationships. This episode will address those strains to help you increase empathy and understanding to enjoy a deeper, more meaningful connection with your spouse or partner.
133: When an Affair Couple Commits
Though rare, there are occasions when a committed relationship or marriage emerges out of an affair relationship. Unions born of an affair face unique challenges - and it's probably not what you think! Relationship and couple counselor Terri DiMatteo of Open Door Therapy specializes in helping couples restore in the aftermath of an affair. She is well-versed in the layers of complexity involved in the affair triad.
132: How Your First Family Impacts Your Current Relationship
The family you grew up in has a profound impact on your current love relationship. Your first family teaches you about love and conflict. Examining the ways in which your family has impacted you -- and the effect your partner or spouse's family has had on him or her -- can have a profound effect on helping each of you gain a better understanding of the intricacies of your relationship.
Couples Counselor Terri DiMatteo of Open Door Therapy breaks it down for you in an easy to understand manner.
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Insightful take on marriage & couples issues
Really love this podcast! Terri provides analysis and helpful tips on issues that frequently plague couples. Her take comes through the lens of her own private practice experience. It’s easy to understand and an interesting listen!! Def recommend if you are interested in counseling or just want to learn more about being an effective partner
SO well done! Iluminating! Best Podcast EVER
Real Deal by Zev Halpern host The Recharge Your Marriage TV Show
Terri @'Open Door Therapy really understands what infidelity means to all involved. Her Podcast LoveBonds presents the big picture and how all can move on from the hurtful consequences of extra-marital affairs. Terri gets infidelity and that is a huge benefit for her clients.