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Your Relationship Questions Answered

I love hearing from readers all over the world! Many people think they are alone with their relationship struggles and doubts. But as a professional couples therapist, I can assure you that you are not alone.

I've put together this page so that I can answer your relationship questions and we can all keep learning from one another. If you'd like to submit a question, please add it to the comments section at the bottom of the page.


Disclaimer: Although I am a certified couples therapist, I am not YOUR couples therapist. All content on this website is for informational and educational purposes only, does not constitute medical advice, and does not establish a client/therapist relationship. I strive to provide sound information based on scientific research and my experience in the field, but none of this writing is intended to replace professional advice from a licensed professional.

Dear Laura:


Laura Silverstein, LCSW

Laura Silverstein is a Certified Gottman Couples Therapist, and author of Love Is An Action Verb.  She has thirty years of clinical experience and is the founder and co-owner of Main Line Counseling Partners, based in Bryn Mawr, PA. Laura is a frequent contributor to The Gottman Relationship Blog and has appeared as a relationship expert in media outlets such as the New York Times, ABC, and Today. She helps couples find more happiness as a research clinician, speaker, trainer, and writer with a positive, action-oriented style.