A healthy couple consists of two well-rounded and developed individuals who don’t need the other to “complete” them, but to share in their journey together. What often brings people together are common interests, hobbies, similar tastes in music, movies, food or art. As you enter into long-term relationships you grow and evolve as a couple [...]
About Stuart FensterheimStuart Fensterheim, LCSW helps couples to overcome the disconnection in their relationships. As an author, blogger and podcaster, Stuart has helped couples around the world to experience a unique relationship in which they can feel special and important, confident in knowing they are loved deeply and that their presence matters. His weekend workshop, Two Days: Seven Conversations has become a popular venue for many to set off on their journey of connectedness. The Couples Expert Podcast consists of weekly provocative conversations offering the perspectives and insight of experts from a variety of relationship related fields. Stuart also offers daily relationship video tips on The Couples Expert YouTube channel and by subscription in Stuart's Daily Notes. Stuart is happily married and a devoted father of 2 daughters. His office practice serves the greater Phoenix, Arizona area including the cities of Scottsdale, Chandler, Tempe, and Mesa.
Courting is far more than flirting, although it can have flirting as a component. It involves a deeper desire to show love and appreciation for your partner. Courting and wooing your partner requires effort, creativity, and a true desire to make your partner feel wanted, loved and important. One of the most common misconceptions that [...]
Is your partner your best friend? They should be! Your partner should be your partner in every aspect of life. The more connected you are, the stronger the bonds of trust become. The basis for a strong and enduring relationship is authenticity. Having that one person in the world that you can trust absolutely, tell [...]
Are you living your life or are you phoning it in? Simply existing, waiting for...what? Remember when you and your partner were young and in love? The feeling of passion for being together, the hunger for each other’s touch; how you couldn’t wait to hear your lover’s voice? That passion may have been pushed to [...]