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Twin Candor was co-founded by identical twins Amy Kay Cole, PhD and Anne Laptin, MS. Twin Candor provides a frank, candid take on the issues psychotherapists see daily. We are identical twins, a PhD trained psychology professor and an Ivy League trained social worker, with thriving private practices in different parts of the country. Providing psychotherapy is our life's work, and we are excited to share our insights and advice. Check us out at twincandor.com and follow us on Instagram and Facebook.

What if Your Partner Isn’t Wearing a Mask or Social Distancing?  Love in the Time of COVID-19
Communication / love and relationships / Love and Romance / Managing Stress / Relationships / women / Women and Dating / Worth Reading

What if Your Partner Isn’t Wearing a Mask or Social Distancing? Love in the Time of COVID-19

You look out your front window and see your partner laughing loudly with the neighbor standing 3 feet apart, no masks in sight. Your boyfriend is excited to tell you his team won, and he watched the game at the local bar with his best buddy.  Your girlfriend hugs her […]

Get Ready to Rumble to Make Your Relationship Stronger
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Get Ready to Rumble to Make Your Relationship Stronger

  “I will not agree to disagree”, said a husband to his wife in the middle of their therapy session.  We were discussing an issue with their child, and their very different parenting styles were creating havoc in a typically calm marriage.  While they were able to discuss most disagreements […]

Don’t Say “We” Unless You Mean It!
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Don’t Say “We” Unless You Mean It!

We’ve noticed a trend and it isn’t a good one. Multiple clients, both individual and couples therapy clients, have brought up an annoying communication pattern. In fact, we have found ourselves guilty of this pattern in our own relationships. Let’s start with an example: One partner comes into the house […]

I’m Not Sure Our Relationship Will Survive the Coronavirus Quarantine
love and relationships / Love and Romance / Managing Stress / Relationships / Self-Care / Women and Dating

I’m Not Sure Our Relationship Will Survive the Coronavirus Quarantine

These are scary times. Surreal times. The unprecedented, government-recommended social distancing has grown into sheltering in place throughout much of the country. If we can set aside the health and financial fears for a moment, we’d like to address how this crisis has affected relationships. Spending a week with your […]

Where’s the Spark?! 8 Activities to Enjoy as a Couple
love and relationships / Love and Romance / Relationships / Women and Dating

Where’s the Spark?! 8 Activities to Enjoy as a Couple

If we had a dollar for every time a couple in therapy said, “We have nothing in common anymore,” “She doesn’t like my company,” “We’re in a rut,” “I have more fun with my friends,” then we’d be writing this from a tropical island.  Yes, relationships take work, but it […]

A Simple but Powerful Way to Connect with Your Partner Every Day
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A Simple but Powerful Way to Connect with Your Partner Every Day

  Life is stressful. After a rough day, many of us want to go home and forget about work. We want to spend a few minutes venting to an empathic partner and transition to our lives at home. It sounds simple enough, but it’s an area where couples often go […]

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