Be Broken Together

Be Broken Together

Be Broken Together by Michael Garner, M.A., LPC Over the last few weeks we have been hearing a lot of stuff about the Ashley Madison hack. This has sparked many conversations regarding the surprising names that have been found on that list, the most notably being Josh...
Communication is a Funny Thing

Communication is a Funny Thing

Communication is a Funny Thing by Michael Garner, M.A., LPC Communication is a funny thing. Every time I ask couples in my office what it takes to communicate effectively, I generally hear very similar things. Listening is almost always listed as one of the top skills...
The Day I Almost Lost My Wife

The Day I Almost Lost My Wife

The Day I Almost Lost My Wife by Michael Garner, M.A., LPC The last few weeks have been absolutely crazy. My wife had what was supposed to be a relatively normal procedure, which would have required a bit of healing and walking around slowly for multiple weeks....
Preparing to Leave My Wife

Preparing to Leave My Wife

Preparing to Leave My Wife by Michael Garner, M.A., LPC After many months and a lot of thought and prayers, I made my decision. I walked out the door with nothing but my keys and the clothes on my back to a very important decision that would forever change my life. I...