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LoveBonds

Terri DiMatteo, LPC

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LoveBonds

LoveBonds

Terri DiMatteo, LPC

5
Followers
6
Plays
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If you struggle in your romantic relationship — or have experienced infidelity — the LoveBonds podcast can help. Listeners find that trusted New Jersey couple counselor Terri DiMatteo, LPC of Open Door Therapy in Princeton, New Jersey provides guidance that helps increase intimacy and restore fractured relationships. #LoveBonds

Latest Episodes

131: How to Restore Your Relationship After an Argument

Nothing feels right when you and your partner are arguing. Maybe one or both of you can’t sleep. Or, concentration and focus becomes difficult. Perhaps you start fighting with friends or co-workers — or just feel irritable and uneasy. It’s very important for your own well-being and the state of your relationship to reconnect after a disagreement, but how do you do it? This episode will help you get there.

10 MINMAY 1
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131: How to Restore Your Relationship After an Argument

130: When You Need Space From Your Partner

You and your partner are together all day, all night, day in and day out. It’s too much forced togetherness and it’s a recipe for disaster. While needing to create space and distance in this environment is perfectly understandable, how you do it requires thought and care. This episode will help you get the space you need, while protecting your partner and your relationship.

7 MINMAY 1
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130: When You Need Space From Your Partner

129: Do This One Thing Right Now for a Stronger Connection

Do you find that you and your partner are constantly squabbling over small matters? Underneath it all, there is usually a deeper concern. Most worry that a partner may not really love them, have their back, or really care. It's easy to feel alone in the relationship. Changing just one simple thing can help move your relationship from adversity to connection. Listen now to discover the one simple thing you can do right now that can have a profound effect.

5 MINAPR 24
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129: Do This One Thing Right Now for a Stronger Connection

128: How to Talk to Your Partner During the Pandemic

It’s been rough. The pandemic is putting a strain on the best of relationships. Talking about simple matters can quickly become tense and escalate. This episode provides proven techniques to calm tensions so that you and your partner can talk to one another to address the matters at hand.

6 MINAPR 23
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128: How to Talk to Your Partner During the Pandemic

128: The Pandemic and Your Sex Life

Lounging around in your jammies and joggers with overgrown hair and a bucket full of worries is hardly the recipe for feeling amorous! None of this is conducive to feeling sexy, romantic, flirty or fun. The pandemic may be taking a disastrous toll on your sex life, and ultimately on your relationship. If so,it's time to turn things around and place your sex life front and center! Listen now to find out why you should prioritize your sex life, how it can be done and the benefits you'll reap when you do.

13 MINAPR 21
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128: The Pandemic and Your Sex Life

127: The Secret to Securely Connected Couples

Research shows that what separates couples that are in long-lasting satisfying relationships from those that are not engage in a particular interaction! Tune in to discover the magic to satisfying long-lasting love and connection.

11 MINAPR 21
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127: The Secret to Securely Connected Couples

126: Do This One Thing to Protect Your Relationship

No matter your situation, your relationship is likely under enormous stress and strain right now and could use a little help! In this episode you’ll learn the one thing you can do right now to see your relationship safely to the other side of this pandemic.

8 MINAPR 21
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126: Do This One Thing to Protect Your Relationship

125: How Couples Counseling Helps to Restore and Improve a Relationship

What is couples counseling, and how does it work? How can a couple tell if relationship counseling is effective? This episode identifies the four most common reasons that couples seek professional relationship care, defines the primary aim of couple counseling, and provides ways to assess if the therapy is helping. Listeners can enhance their understanding of this episode by also listening to LoveBonds Episode 118, ‘The Function of the Romantic Relationship’ and Episode 101, ‘How Love Helps Manage Difficult Emotions.’

22 MINFEB 17
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125: How Couples Counseling Helps to Restore and Improve a Relationship

124: The Art of Romance: Heartfelt Ways of Making Your Partner Feel Loved and Desired

You and your spouse or partner are in a romantic relationship — so where’s the romance? Whether it comes easily, or needs a bit of effort, this episode is for you! Learn ways to go beyond superficial niceties or simply giving your partner a compliment. In this episode you will discover ways to go deeper— to emotionally move your partner so that they not only feel loved and desired but are more likely to respond to you lovingly and with desire!

15 MINFEB 14
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124: The Art of Romance: Heartfelt Ways of Making Your Partner Feel Loved and Desired

123: Getting Through Divorce

Even in the best of circumstances with a lot of agreement between partners, divorce is never easy. It is regarded as one of life’s most stressful and painful experiences. So what can ease the pain and see you through? Relationship and couple counselor Terri DiMatteo shares a few ideas that can help.

15 MIN2019 DEC 27
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123: Getting Through Divorce

Latest Episodes

131: How to Restore Your Relationship After an Argument

Nothing feels right when you and your partner are arguing. Maybe one or both of you can’t sleep. Or, concentration and focus becomes difficult. Perhaps you start fighting with friends or co-workers — or just feel irritable and uneasy. It’s very important for your own well-being and the state of your relationship to reconnect after a disagreement, but how do you do it? This episode will help you get there.

10 MINMAY 1
Comments
131: How to Restore Your Relationship After an Argument

130: When You Need Space From Your Partner

You and your partner are together all day, all night, day in and day out. It’s too much forced togetherness and it’s a recipe for disaster. While needing to create space and distance in this environment is perfectly understandable, how you do it requires thought and care. This episode will help you get the space you need, while protecting your partner and your relationship.

7 MINMAY 1
Comments
130: When You Need Space From Your Partner

129: Do This One Thing Right Now for a Stronger Connection

Do you find that you and your partner are constantly squabbling over small matters? Underneath it all, there is usually a deeper concern. Most worry that a partner may not really love them, have their back, or really care. It's easy to feel alone in the relationship. Changing just one simple thing can help move your relationship from adversity to connection. Listen now to discover the one simple thing you can do right now that can have a profound effect.

5 MINAPR 24
Comments
129: Do This One Thing Right Now for a Stronger Connection

128: How to Talk to Your Partner During the Pandemic

It’s been rough. The pandemic is putting a strain on the best of relationships. Talking about simple matters can quickly become tense and escalate. This episode provides proven techniques to calm tensions so that you and your partner can talk to one another to address the matters at hand.

6 MINAPR 23
Comments
128: How to Talk to Your Partner During the Pandemic

128: The Pandemic and Your Sex Life

Lounging around in your jammies and joggers with overgrown hair and a bucket full of worries is hardly the recipe for feeling amorous! None of this is conducive to feeling sexy, romantic, flirty or fun. The pandemic may be taking a disastrous toll on your sex life, and ultimately on your relationship. If so,it's time to turn things around and place your sex life front and center! Listen now to find out why you should prioritize your sex life, how it can be done and the benefits you'll reap when you do.

13 MINAPR 21
Comments
128: The Pandemic and Your Sex Life

127: The Secret to Securely Connected Couples

Research shows that what separates couples that are in long-lasting satisfying relationships from those that are not engage in a particular interaction! Tune in to discover the magic to satisfying long-lasting love and connection.

11 MINAPR 21
Comments
127: The Secret to Securely Connected Couples

126: Do This One Thing to Protect Your Relationship

No matter your situation, your relationship is likely under enormous stress and strain right now and could use a little help! In this episode you’ll learn the one thing you can do right now to see your relationship safely to the other side of this pandemic.

8 MINAPR 21
Comments
126: Do This One Thing to Protect Your Relationship

125: How Couples Counseling Helps to Restore and Improve a Relationship

What is couples counseling, and how does it work? How can a couple tell if relationship counseling is effective? This episode identifies the four most common reasons that couples seek professional relationship care, defines the primary aim of couple counseling, and provides ways to assess if the therapy is helping. Listeners can enhance their understanding of this episode by also listening to LoveBonds Episode 118, ‘The Function of the Romantic Relationship’ and Episode 101, ‘How Love Helps Manage Difficult Emotions.’

22 MINFEB 17
Comments
125: How Couples Counseling Helps to Restore and Improve a Relationship

124: The Art of Romance: Heartfelt Ways of Making Your Partner Feel Loved and Desired

You and your spouse or partner are in a romantic relationship — so where’s the romance? Whether it comes easily, or needs a bit of effort, this episode is for you! Learn ways to go beyond superficial niceties or simply giving your partner a compliment. In this episode you will discover ways to go deeper— to emotionally move your partner so that they not only feel loved and desired but are more likely to respond to you lovingly and with desire!

15 MINFEB 14
Comments
124: The Art of Romance: Heartfelt Ways of Making Your Partner Feel Loved and Desired

123: Getting Through Divorce

Even in the best of circumstances with a lot of agreement between partners, divorce is never easy. It is regarded as one of life’s most stressful and painful experiences. So what can ease the pain and see you through? Relationship and couple counselor Terri DiMatteo shares a few ideas that can help.

15 MIN2019 DEC 27
Comments
123: Getting Through Divorce
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