Rachel Moheban-Wachtel, LCSW-R

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So far Rachel Moheban-Wachtel, LCSW-R has created 192 blog entries.

Is Something Amiss When There’s Not Always Pre-Wedding Bliss?

Most couples experience conflict in the weeks (and even months!) building up to their nuptials. The pre-wedding stress coupled with the anticipation of a brand-new life ahead often leads to friction. And what’s more, in our human way, engaged couples often have unrealistic expectations of perfection and fairytale romance for their engagement period, which, when not always met, results in disappointment and blame.Here are some tips on how to minimize, pre-wedding friction.

By |2019-03-04T20:37:08-04:00March 26th, 2019|Premarital|

How to Feel More Secure in Your Second Marriage

My husband and I are on are both on our second marriage. I made a pretty clean break from my first husband but my current husband's ex is still in his life (they have a child together.) He often brings up their relationship and talks about how amazing it was before everything went sour. I don't believe he still has feelings for her, but it makes me extremely jealous when he talks about all the fun they used to have, vacations they would take, etc. She's also a very attractive woman and when she comes to get their daughter, I immediately feel insecure because she always looks great. Any relationship advice/suggestions on how I can feel more secure in this situation?

3 Basic Rules in Handling Your In-laws

You may be one of those lucky people who have in-laws who are supportive and don’t meddle. They don’t pressure you to act against what you believe or ask you invasive questions. But, what about those of you who have in-laws that are pushy or get a little too involved creating conflict between you and your partner?

By |2018-09-20T19:44:56-04:00September 12th, 2018|Couples Blog|

What to do When Your Depressed Spouse Refuses to get Help

Depression that is left untreated can be serious and sometimes fatal. The good news is depression is treatable. But there are some people who resist treatment. It’s especially difficult when your spouse is in denial or doesn’t want to get treatment. This can tear your family and relationship apart.

By |2018-09-20T21:30:07-04:00August 15th, 2018|Couples Blog|

And Baby Makes… Exhaustion

Every parent out there is undeniably familiar with the overwhelming exhaustion, both physical and emotional, that comes with raising children. However, seeing as you’re in it for the long haul, it is of utmost importance to discover ways of seeing through even the thickest of this fog, as it were, to maintain a healthy relationship and a level of intimacy with your partner.

By |2018-09-20T21:33:48-04:00August 1st, 2018|Couples Blog|

4 Tips for Keeping the Spark Alive in Your Relationship

You’re just so busy, busy … BUSY! The relationship you have with your partner is and should be more important than anything else in your life. However, due to the hustle and bustle of everyday life, you take your partner for granted. And before you know it, your needs aren’t being met, and neither are the needs of your partner.

By |2018-09-22T16:01:31-04:00May 16th, 2018|Couples Blog|