Dr. Cara Hurley is a licensed clinical psychologist whose practices includes a broad range of concerns including anxiety, depression, relationship issues, life transitions, parenting approaches, grief, and trauma. She has specialized in many areas including women’s health, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Health Psychology all which inform her integrative approach to working with each client. The conversation with Matt takes aim at relationships and how we can do the simple things daily to make more deposits into a marriage than withdrawals She offers suggestions to try (e.g., the 20 second hug), discusses the conflict killers such as criticism, contempt, defensiveness, and stonewalling and addresses infidelity. A few other relationship specialists that she references include John Gottman and Esther Perel, both who have done valuable research and offer additional advice. For more about Dr. Hurley or the amazing work she does out of her Hinsdale, IL office, visit her website, http://www.cbtspecialistsofchicago.com/. If you wish to view this episode, go to the WGM YouTube page and watch here.