Fox Valley Institute believes that education is important for one’s personal growth. Below you will find a list of articles that we have compiled or have been written by Dr. Laura Bokar.
In my twelve years of counseling at Fox Valley, I still hear clients say, “we were just friends” and “it just sort of happened.” I find many couples don’t recognize the warning signs. You can heal from an affair and create a marriage richer than before. I’ve seen this in countless relationships in my twelve years of practice. –Suzanne W. Keenon MA, LCPC
“Infidelity launches a series of complex and conflicting emotions. A world that was once thought of as safe and secure now has been ripped apart and is filled with panic and helplessness for the hurt spouse. These five actions can assist in the healing of your marriage.” –Suzanne Keenon, MA, LCPC
“You can heal from an affair, and create a marriage richer than before, I’ve seen this in countless relationships in my twelve years of practice” –Suzanne Keenon, MA, LCPC
We may not have a road map that navigates our relationships in life; however, we can develop healthy habits that sustain them. These habits are applicable for all marriages, at any stage, whether you are newlywed or your relationship is entering its twilight years.
Many experiences in our lives make us feel happy and sad. Our relationships have the ability to allow us to enjoy happiness and find fulfillment. With marriages being the most important relationship in our lives, we need to know more about how to design the relationships we desire and not solely rely on what we learned from our parents.