Dr. David Richo explains why the way we were raised and how our past experiences affect our relationships. Dr. Richo gives relationship advice on how to deal with our past both individually and with your partner. You will lean the tools to examine your past and the past of your partner to improve your relationship or marriage.
Take note of the 5 A’s – Attention, Acceptance, Appreciation, Affection and Allowing, and how they will help you work through your past and build a strong relationship or marriage.


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About Dr. David Richo

David Richo, Ph.D., M.F.T., is a psychotherapist, teacher, workshop leader, and writer who works in Santa Barbara and San Francisco California. He combines Jungian, poetic, and mythic perspectives in his work with the intention of integrating the psychological and the spiritual. His books and workshops include attention to Buddhist practices.

Daily Tip

Show loving kindness in all all our behavior and never retaliate when the other person hurts you. Just say ‘ouch’ and open a dialogue.

Relationship Advice Resource

When the Past is Present by David Richo PhD

Advice for Newlyweds and Engaged Couples

Pay attention to what happened in your childhood may still be affecting what you’re seeking from each other. It’s really important to know what you what from one another and to see how that resembles or not resembles what you had wanted long ago.

Advice for Single Listeners Seeking a Successful Relationship

Neither seek or avoid. Trust the universe to present just what you need. And most of all, find ways to give yourself the 5 A’s.

Interview Links

David’s Website

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