About Elizabeth Thomas

Co-Founder of The Doherty Relationship Institute and visionary behind Modern Commitment. She has a small private practice in Saint Paul, MN with her couples therapist husband. Most of her time is devoted to this website to support as many couples as possible.

What Defines Cheating?

What Defines Cheating?

EmailShareTweetPin Couples can get into muddy waters when it comes to one person feeling really “off” about their spouse’s “friendship” with someone who could become a romantic partner. This can lead to a lot of fights about what is cheating. Does it have to involve physical contact?  These debates don’t actually sooth anyone: the partner [...]
Helping Others

Helping Others

EmailShareTweetPin Are YOU a Marital First Responder? Subtle, sometimes serious conversations are happening right now in your life and in the friendships around you. They may be one powerful line, whispered, or may be a long diatribe vent. These words happen by text, phone, email, drive by cubical conversations, at parties, and over the neighbors [...]