Dr. Bing has been a marriage therapist in the Ames and Des Moines area for over 23 years. He began the Thriving Couples Blog to help couples to not just to survive their marriage but to thriving in their marriage. For over 10 years, Bing has written hundreds of articles about relationships, commitment, communcation, building trust, dating, sex, and what it takes to have a wonderful and fullfilling marriage.
Dr. Bing doesn’t hold back though. He is a big defender of taking responsibility for your own life and to not use the victim card as a way to justify treating your spouse unkindly. Having a thriving marriage is going to be hard work, but it is meaningful hard work and is worth it in the long run. So, take some time to read through the many articles throughout this site.
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Dr. Bing’s Podcast # 4 deals with the question raised by Rep. Anthony Weiner’s recent actions: Is Sexting Wrong? He points out why this behavior is hurtful and how to heal from it. He also advocates we harness our left over sexual energy for good.
In this podcast (#3) Dr. Bing addresses the question, can lost feelings of love be restored? Listen in as Dr. Bing addresses this common concern.
Ask Dr. Bing Podcast #2: What are the Consequences of an Affair? Also: Integrity, Cohabiting and In-Laws
Dr. Bing presents his second podcast, commenting on recent affairs in the news and their numerous unintended consequences (John Edwards’s possible felony conviction, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s secret child, Marathon Olympian’s unintended or intended (?) death at 24). Integrity seems a better way to go. He also looks at cohabitation and how to deal with in-laws.
Dr. Bing Wall announces the posting of his first podcast. The podcast covers the topic of how a couple can have a healthy marriage when chronic illness is an ongoing presence.
Dr. Wall updates his readers on the developments of the launch of his weekly podcast.
Dr. Wall announces the start of the “Ask Dr. Bing” podcast and invites his regular and new readers of his blog at thrivingcouples.com to submit their couple success stories, creative dating ideas or questions that can be answered on the podcast.