Today’s episode is the most honest and open conversation we’ve had on this podcast to date. We’re no different than any other couple when it comes to relationship issues. We’ve dealt with control issues in our relationship, and we were happy to talk through our struggles with the help of today’s guest, Wendi Dumbroff.

Listen to today’s show if you want an honest and useful conversation about how to deal with control issues in your relationship. Topics from this episode include:

  • How to identify the cycle of control in your relationship. Does this sound familiar? Your partner tells you to do something, and it makes you want to do it less.
  • Identifying the triggers that occur when your partner is being controlling.
  • Importance of recognizing that we cannot help how we feel, but can help what we do.
  • Dropping below surface communication in your relationship and examining the roots of an issue.
  • And much more!

Wendi L. Dumbroff, MA, LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice in Madison, NJ, where she specializes in individual, family, couple and sex therapy. She is a highly trained couple and sex therapist who provides a safe, non-judgmental and sex-positive environment. Additionally, Dumbroff is a teacher and practitioner of mindfulness and meditation which are skills she brings into her therapy practice.

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