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Ten signs your marriage may be over…

This article was originally published in Life Hack in March 2021. Head over there for the live version 🙂 *** Two years ago, I left my husband. I woke up one day and decided that I’d had enough of the aggression, the constant arguing, and the merry-go-around of...

Why do I feel lonely in my relationship?

Original article published by Dr Stephanie Azri in Life Hack in February 2021. To read live click here. For many people, being into a stable relationship implies that they’ll benefit from companionship through the rest of their lives. From bouncing ideas with a...

How to avoid a bad one night stand?

This is an interesting question I am asked as a sexologist. One that people might ask themselves, but not quite want to voice outloud. What are one night stands? Generally, it involves casual sex with someone we don't plan on seeing again, or not in a romantic...

Improving communication with your partner…

Communication in relationships is probably the most vital skill to understand and master; one that I will drum into you through every section of this relationship guide. Without good communication, it is easy to misunderstand your partner and for things to unravel...

Is date night still a thing?

Have you ever thought that you and your significant other were stuck in a cycle, perhaps places to go on date nights had become all too familiar and/or your nights together had become predictable? Well, in my book, The REAL Guide to Life as a Couple, I give you easy...

Voted Top THREE Couple Therapist in Logan!!

* Beenleigh Couple Therapy came 2nd in the top three in Logan * Thank you for voting for me and for all the support in 2020! I am so excited and proud to be working with so many awesome people; Women, couples, and families. We have achieved a lot in this year despite...

Erectile dysfunction; A couple issue?

What is Erectile Dysfunction (ED)? To put simply, ED can be defined as the difficulty in, or the inability, to attain and/or maintain an erection for sexual activity, whether that be with an intimate partner or for self-pleasure. This may be very distressful for not...

Healthy Mindsets for Super Kids

Attention parents of boys and girls aged 11 to 13.... A new program is starting on October 6th based at the Beenleigh neighbourhood centre on Tuesdays from 4 to 5.30pm. Fully funded under Medicare with a MHCP and includes all resources for 10 sessions targeting...

Why learn resilience as adults?

Resilience is the foundation of everything. Children who are supported in their childhood in a non-threatening way do not cry without a reason, or grow up to be adults with no coping skills. These children are able to form healthy relationships, maintain good...

Do I need therapy??

Today, on my FB page, we talked about counselling, the process and how to get a referral for Medicare rebates. Counselling should be mandatory! Who doesnt need an objective ear, a non-judgemental mind, and a third party who doesn't know your friends and family to...

Boundaries… The magical three steps!

Today, on Dr Stephanie Azri's hub, we talked about the dreaded BOUNDARIES... People either love them or hate them, but it shouldn't be that anxiety-provoking. (For deeper info on boundaries and assertive communication, see Unlock Your Resilience and The REAL guide to...

Self-care? Necessity or luxury?

Today I spoke about self-care on Dr Stephanie Azri's hub about the importance of self-care. Self-care allows us to recharge our bodies, have a positive relationship with ourselves, re-energise our batteries for others, be better prepared for tasks such as work, study...

My first podcast!

What does personality have to do with compatibility?   To celebrate the release of my new book "The REAL guide to life as a couple", I'll be launching a series of podcast to discuss each chapter. This week, join me to listen to my first podcast on a very...

Sexology? A speciality to hide or be proud of?

My Dear Friends, Some of you may have discovered that I've started on a new journey.... Fear not! I'm not having a middle age crisis, but rather adding to my existing repertoire... I'm becoming a sexologist! In my work with women and families, I've come to notice that...

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