Author: Ron Lavery

What to Do When Your Family and Friends Do Not Like Your Partner?

Interview with the Chicago Tribune November 7, 2019 with Dr. Robyne Howard. Chicago-based psychologist, Dr. Robyne Howard often encounters this issue with couples seeking premarital counseling. “It’s not infrequent that a couple enters therapy because their family isn’t accepting of their fiancé, maybe because of racial differences, cultural differences, ethnicity, faith, socioeconomic status and even […]

Author: Ron Lavery

Author: Ron Lavery

Author: Ron Lavery

He Had the Affair but Why Do I Feel So Stupid?

Robyne F. Howard Psy.D. Lakefront Counseling Group, Ltd. Finding out that a spouse or significant other had an affair often creates intense feelings of trauma – including rage, resentment, anxiety, chronic “checking” behaviors, (his phones, email, bank statements, social media accounts and whatever else you can access), lack of sleep, ruminations about the other person, […]

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