Amy Lombardi, LPC

Amy Lombardi
2 little words that destroy

2 Little Words That Destroy

These 2 words hurt relationships. Say this instead...

There are two little words that I see hurt relationships again and again. I ask all the couples I work with to try not to use them. Can you guess what they are? While you’re thinking about it, I’ll tell you that you might find it hard to stop using these two words altogether. But

2 Little Words That Destroy

These 2 words hurt relationships. Say this instead...

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The Pains of Infertility

The Pains Of Infertility

A dark time in my life

I can’t even count how many couples I’ve seen in the past two decades who’ve experienced infertility. The pains and disappointments of another month without a pregnancy, feeling like everyone else is easily getting pregnant, invasive tests and procedures, and dealing with insensitive comments by others such as, “When are you going to have a

The Pains Of Infertility

A dark time in my life

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Do you know about red flag people

Do You Know About Red Flag People?

How to teach your kids personal boundaries

In my work as a couples counselor, clients often confide that they are survivors of child sexual abuse. One client even told me that they’d been harboring this secret for 55 years. This person had been carrying the guilt and shame all that time! Not surprisingly, bearing this burden alone for so many decades had

Do You Know About Red Flag People?

How to teach your kids personal boundaries

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Do you know a narcissist?

do you know a narcissist?

Here's how to know if you've been hurt by a narcissist

Something I see over and over in my office is good people hurting because someone’s behavior has been so painful and so confusing. Often, my clients are suffering from the impact of someone close to them having narcissistic traits or Narcissistic Personality Disorder.  What Exactly Is Narcissism? Narcissism is extreme self-involvement to the degree that

do you know a narcissist?

Here's how to know if you've been hurt by a narcissist

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a toddler walks between two parents holding hands - seen from the back

Are Different Parenting Styles Hurting Your Relationship?

How to protect your relationship and your children!

I see it in my office all the time—conflicts over different parenting styles can threaten to rip apart a relationship. While both parents are passionate about wanting the best for their children, they frequently have different views about what this means. Individual parenting styles often differ, but it doesn’t have to ruin your relationship or

Are Different Parenting Styles Hurting Your Relationship?

How to protect your relationship and your children!

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A red boxing glove and a blue boxing club spar representing democrats and republicans

6 Strategies to Prevent Breaking Up Over Politics

How to have a healthy relationship despite political differences

When I started practicing couples therapy two decades ago, clients hardly ever mentioned arguing over politics. That’s all changed in the past few years. Now more and more clients come to me because they’re considering breaking up over political differences. It is possible to have a healthy relationship despite political differences if partners are committed

6 Strategies to Prevent Breaking Up Over Politics

How to have a healthy relationship despite political differences

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How Children of Narcissistic Parents Fare In Love

How to break free of patterns formed by your past

​​It’s no surprise that our own love relationships are likely to be deeply affected by how our parents modeled healthy love. But not all of us were lucky enough to be raised by two loving parents. If you were raised by an emotionally-distant parent, as an adult, you may now fear intimacy. Or you may

How Children of Narcissistic Parents Fare In Love

How to break free of patterns formed by your past

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