iAmClinic Blog

Thoughts to help guide us through turbulent waters.

Emotional Intimacy in Mixed Orientation Marriages

by   Isaac Archuleta

A growing number of spouses are in some way part of the LGBTQIA+ community yet find a great deal of satisfaction in staying with their ...

4 Ways Counseling Can Help Improve Your Connection to Yourself and Your Loved Ones

by   Isaac Archuleta

As a graduate student studying healthy relationships, I felt ashamed at how badly my relationships looked on paper. My friendships and love life were disintegrating ...

My Partner Says, “We Need Therapy” | Is Gay Couples Therapy Worth the Cost?

by   Isaac Archuleta

Table Of Contents Introduction Realizing I Needed Professional Help After ensuring I could take care of myself Finding the Right LGBTQ-Affirming Therapist Rebuilding Intimacy as ...

Do Open Relationships Work? P2. | Navigating the Common Challenges of Polyamorous Relationships

by   Isaac Archuleta

Life Dynamic & Long-Term Safety As people invest in one another, they do so—in committed relationships—with the intention of building long-term relational security. Without healthy ...

Do Open Relationships work? P1. | Navigating the Common Challenges of Polyamorous Relationships

by   Isaac Archuleta

Open relationships require major consideration. As one member of a couple, or as a couple, there are many factors to think about when considering opening ...

4 Ways Counseling Can Help Improve Relationships With Your LGBTQ+ Partner

by   Isaac Archuleta

I built up an incredible amount of frustration stemming from my partner’s behavior. No matter what I said to him, I could not, for the ...

Is it Time for Counseling? P2. | Healthy Communication Tips When Talking to Your Partner About Counseling

by   Isaac Archuleta

Being a couple means that we invest in one another, sharing not just our time and resources, but also our vulnerabilities, our fears, and our ...

Is it Time for Counseling? P1. | 4 Signals That Gay Couples Should Seek Support

by   Isaac Archuleta

For whatever reason, it is always one; one member of a couple will spend time observing the relationship and see a great need for therapy. ...