About Meredith Hansen

Dr. Meredith Hansen is a psychologist passionate about increasing love, improving relationships, and the enhancing the well-being of the family.

How to Repair Your Marriage After Kids

If your marriage has been struggling since having kids, you are not alone. Marriage after having kids is tough!  Coping with the day to day chaos of marriage and motherhood is a lot. On any given day, both you and your husband can feel over-tired, over-worked, and under-appreciated.  You're lonely but avoid intimacy. You long [...]

By | October 18th, 2019|Marriage, Motherhood, Repair Your Relationship|Comments Off on How to Repair Your Marriage After Kids

11 Easy Ways to Get the Sexy Back After Baby

Hey Mama, does this sound familiar? You’ve just finished breastfeeding for the 5th time today. You’re exhausted and covered in spit up. You just want to take a shower and crawl into bed when suddenly he reaches out to you. Maybe he caresses your back sweetly, gropes your butt intensely, or makes a “teenage-like” comment [...]

By | May 14th, 2018|Marriage, Motherhood|Comments Off on 11 Easy Ways to Get the Sexy Back After Baby

Everything You Need to Know About Couples Counseling

Do you have questions about couples counseling? Have you ever wondered if you need couples counseling? The truth is that all couples need couples counseling. Relationships are hard and every relationship, at one time or another, would benefit from and probably needs couples counseling. Whether the relationship is struggling because of a specific problem in [...]

By | June 16th, 2017|Marriage, Marriage Success Secrets, Repair Your Relationship|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About Couples Counseling

South County Moms Group

Do you sometimes feel alone in motherhood? Have you tried to find a good mother support group, but nothing really seems to fit? Would you like to meet like-minded moms to connect with and learn proven, reliable parenting advice? Becoming a mother is one of the most amazing journeys we can take in life, but [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Motherhood, Uncategorized|Comments Off on South County Moms Group

Simple Tips for Making Time for Your Marriage

The most common complaint I hear from couples with young children is that there is no time in their busy lives for nurturing the marital relationship. Although most couples enter counseling with the hope of working on their marriage and aim to spend more time together as a couple, the truth is that good intentions [...]

By | April 21st, 2015|Marriage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Simple Tips for Making Time for Your Marriage

Start Getting Your Marriage Back on Track Today!

When you’re in a relationship, it’s easy to get in the habit of focusing on the negative. We all have expectations for our life and relationship and when we feel like those expectations aren’t being met we can begin to fixate on them. We may start to nag our partner, complain that they aren’t doing [...]

By | January 10th, 2015|Marriage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Start Getting Your Marriage Back on Track Today!

Getting Through Tough Times in Your Marriage

Relationships can be fantastic. Knowing that you have someone to turn to, someone who cares about you, someone to snuggle up with can be an amazing feeling. In fact, research continually finds that individuals in secure, committed relationships tend to be happier, more successful, and more likely to reach personal goals. But what happens when [...]

By | June 17th, 2014|Marriage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Getting Through Tough Times in Your Marriage

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Divorce

  Divorce is never easy. Ending a relationship with the person you’ve committed your life to, is an extremely difficult decision. You and your spouse have a life together. You’ve made memories together, built a home together, created and raised children together, supported one another through many ups and downs, and so much more. You’re [...]

By | April 29th, 2014|Marriage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Divorce

Relationship Red Flags

Has this ever happened to you? You meet someone, hit it off, and start thinking to yourself, “Maybe this could be the one!” Shortly thereafter you begin to notice little things (i.e. they don’t get along with your friends, they never invite you over to their place, they always seem to forget their wallet, they [...]

By | October 28th, 2012|Dating, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Relationship Red Flags

Open-Ended Questions

An open-ended question encourages a meaningful, complete response. It is a communication technique used to gain deeper access into a person’s thoughts and feelings. When utilized correctly, open-ended questions can strengthen a relationship, help us understand a person’s point of view, needs, and feelings, increase empathy, and assess if someone is a good fit for [...]

By | September 13th, 2012|Marriage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Open-Ended Questions