Articles by Dave Thornsen, PsyD

Avoid the High Cost of Divorce

Avoid the High Cost of Divorce

The financial cost of divorce keeps going up and the emotional cost remains consistently as high as ever. When children are involved, the difficulties of the relationship sometimes don’t end but continue right through the divorce into the post-marital relationship. An...

A Happy Couple’s Arithmetic: O+I=R

O+I=R This simple equation explains what we need to experience a thriving, dynamic relationship. O stands for OBSERVATION Observation is a crucial aspect of any partner’s effectiveness in a relationship. Observation is how we know what’s going on. Without observation...