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The Cynical Therapist came to be when two therapists became friends. SoulMates or Kindered Spirit Animals… Call us what you will…. We are two bad*** chics Licensed to teach you how to grow into your full potential and add some humor along the way.
Laurie Wilson and Elle Anzalone are both Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in Huntington Beach, CA.

Who Will You Kiss At Midnight?

This weekend marks the beginning of 2012, as we say au revoir to 2011.  But before all the resolutions start mounting,  let’s discuss the most important event that takes place right at the stroke of Midnight: The Kiss. The tradition of kissing on New Years Eve is long practiced in many cultures.  Kissing in most…

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When do you Move in Together?

I sometimes have to wonder why relationships move so quickly.  Then I remember how quickly everything in life moves.  Cell phones became i Phones. Subtle printed porn can now be mainstreamed anywhere via World Wide Web. What we want and need becomes like a kid who got the king size and now is being handed a fun…

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The Faux Bad Boy vs the BAD BOY

The Fake Bad Boy is someone who probably really is a player.  What he lacks is self-respect.  He uses multiple girls to, basically do what Ann Hathaway says in Love and other Drugs, “get away from the pain of being himself.”  He probably also drinks too much (ladies, careful that link was for the men) and isn’t extremely…

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Do You Think My Tractor is Sexy?

Honestly, not really.  However, that doesn’t mean that you should stop driving it.  Time and time again I see people give up something they love or something in their life for a new relationship or person.  Giving up something you love can make the other party feel like you are willing to do anything, which…

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The Need to Know

There is a point in our relationships when some of us exercise our need to know. When we first meet a person, we tend to be consumed with all their good qualities.  Often early on, we make sure that the past of the other person doesn’t matter.  We think we are taking them for who…

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Relationship Tune-Up

Relationships aren’t easy.  I have said that before.   They take work, and two people go through trials and tribulations.  In the end, you get the luxury of going through those times with someone else, and not alone.  Just like a job, there are days when we want to be there, and days when we don’t.  We…

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