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About

David Essel, M.S. is the best selling author of 9 books, a counselor and master life coach and inspirational speaker whose work is endorsed by celebrities like Jenny McCarthy, Wayne Dyer, Kenny Loggins and Mark Victor Hansen. David accepts new clients monthly via Skype and phone sessions from anywhere.

David Essel is also listed in Best Marriage Therapists in Fort Myers

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English

My Articles

How to Garner Intimacy in Relationship With Honest Communication

Communication

How to Garner Intimacy in Relationship With Honest Communication

The closest, most profound relationships are filled with intimacy. And we re not even talking physical touch. We re talking about something really different. ...
How Should Men Deal With Loss of Sex Drive- Expert Advice

Physical Intimacy

How Should Men Deal With Loss of Sex Drive- Expert Advice

I have no sex drive and it s ruining my relationship. I have often heard men complaining about reduced libido or loss of sex drive. Why do men lose interest ...
Love in Difficult Times - Save Your Marriage During Pandemic

Coronavirus Covid 19

Love in Difficult Times - Save Your Marriage During Pandemic

How is your love life, in the pandemic? How are you sailing through love in difficult times of pandemic? Millions of people right now are struggling in ...
How to Heal From the Emotional Scars of Past Relationships

Relationship

How to Heal From the Emotional Scars of Past Relationships

Very few of us go through life without being mentally scarred in love It might start in childhood with our parents neglecting us and continue as we choose ...
4 Crucial Steps for Finding Closure After a Failed Relationship

Relationship

4 Crucial Steps for Finding Closure After a Failed Relationship

Have you ever heard anyone make the comment, I just need closure from my last failed relationship. As a number one best selling author, counselor, and ...
How is Scorekeeping Sabotaging Relationships

Relationship

How is Scorekeeping Sabotaging Relationships

Are you sabotaging your own relationship or marriage and don t even know it? It s so easy to get jaded in life, isn t it? It s so easy to believe that ...
How to Identify an Emotionally Available Man - Expert Advice

Emotional Intimacy

How to Identify an Emotionally Available Man - Expert Advice

Are you a woman looking for an emotionally available man? If yes, you can choose to follow the tips given in this article to identify the characteristics ...
How to Stop Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places

Relationship

How to Stop Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places

The pressure on women to be in a relationship is crazy, insane, yet it s been going on for years. It seems that any woman who s over the age of 21 is pestered ...
Why Should You Let Go of Codependency in Your Marriage?

Mental Health

Why Should You Let Go of Codependency in Your Marriage?

So many marriages are destroyed by codependency are you codependent in your marriage? Do you frequently question yourself Am I codependent? As number one ...
How to End a Dysfunctional Relationship Cycle

Relationship

How to End a Dysfunctional Relationship Cycle

It s true. It shouldn t be too hard to accept because it s the absolute truth. 80 of couples in the United States of America are in dysfunctional relationships, ...
How Can Men Combine Logic and Emotions to Choose a Life Partner

Relationship

How Can Men Combine Logic and Emotions to Choose a Life Partner

Are you a man looking for love? Millions of men right now, all over the world are searching for love. They are looking for that perfect partner, some even ...
How to Overcome Relationship Addiction and Emotional Dependency

Relationship

How to Overcome Relationship Addiction and Emotional Dependency

Are you dependent on being in a relationship, in order to be happy in life? Love is amazing. Sex is awesome. Having someone to turn to during difficult ...
When to Divorce- 3 Glaring Signs a Divorce is Imminent

Divorce

When to Divorce- 3 Glaring Signs a Divorce is Imminent

When to divorce? Or, how to identify the signs you need a divorce? The marriage is struggling. The energy in the home is tired, exhausted, cynical in nature. ...
How the Fear of Being Alone Can Destroy Potential Love Relationships

Relationship

How the Fear of Being Alone Can Destroy Potential Love Relationships

If you asked 100 people on the street, if they had a fear of being alone if they were single, not in a relationship, 99 would say they have no problem ...
How to Support Your Spouse During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Coronavirus Covid 19

How to Support Your Spouse During the Coronavirus Pandemic

For most men, while this is going to sound very stereotypical, it can be 100 accurate, it s going to come down to support your spouse and quit giving advice. ...
Combining Logic with Emotion to Create a Healthy Relationship

Relationship

Combining Logic with Emotion to Create a Healthy Relationship

What is the most important missing key, in the world of dating, in the world of relationships? So many people want to find deep love. Others want to take ...
Flexibility or Honesty in a Relationship, What Matters More?

Relationship

Flexibility or Honesty in a Relationship, What Matters More?

Are you a bamboo, or oak tree, in your love and relationships? An interesting question, isn t it? So, for yourself, what matters most in a relationship? ...
Loss of Sex Drive: Reasons for a Low Libido

Physical Intimacy

Loss of Sex Drive: Reasons for a Low Libido

Millions of people today are struggling with their sexuality, their sexual drive, and maybe even their desire to be intimate. And while there are many ...
How to Handle Valentine’s Day and Family Dysfunction Without Getting Crazy

Family

How to Handle Valentine’s Day and Family Dysfunction Without Getting Crazy

Valentine s Day is not just for intimate lovers, it s also an opportunity for families to celebrate love amongst each other. But what if you were involved, ...
Expert Tips to Not Feel Let down This Valentine’s Day

Relationship

Expert Tips to Not Feel Let down This Valentine’s Day

Valentine s Day, the biggest day of the year for lovers, can actually have a negative or dark side as well. And what do we do if we are tired or cynical ...
How Long Should You Wait Between Relationships?

Relationship

How Long Should You Wait Between Relationships?

It can be hard creating a healthy, long term love relationship. So many times, when one relationship ends, people want to jump into another one immediately ...
Is Relationship Compatibility the Key to Healthy and Long-lasting Relationships?

Relationship

Is Relationship Compatibility the Key to Healthy and Long-lasting Relationships?

What is compatibility in a love relationship? Relationship compatibility means having the same interest, the same likes, and the same dislikes. Some couples ...
4 Simple Steps to Become a Better Father

Parenting

4 Simple Steps to Become a Better Father

What does it mean to you to become a really great father in life? What are the ways to be a better dad? Who do you look up to as a role model, that would ...
4 Reasons Why We Should Marry Later, Much Later in Life

Relationship

4 Reasons Why We Should Marry Later, Much Later in Life

The percentage of marriages in the United States that are healthy is incredibly low. And the divorce rate continues to rise slightly year after year. So ...
Alcohol, Mom, Dad, and Children: The Great Destroyer of Love and Connection

Family

Alcohol, Mom, Dad, and Children: The Great Destroyer of Love and Connection

The number of families destroyed by alcohol in the United States alone every year is mind boggling. For the past 30 years, the number one best selling ...
10 Things Men Want in a Relationship but Can't Ask for It - Interview With Life Coach, Counselor David Essel

Relationship

10 Things Men Want in a Relationship but Can't Ask for It - Interview With Life Coach, Counselor David Essel

Marriage.com Tell us a bit about yourself and your book Angel On A Surfboard A Mystical Romance Novel That Explores The Keys To Deep Love. David Essel ...
Marriage Therapy, Couples Counseling Is Dead

Therapy

Marriage Therapy, Couples Counseling Is Dead

The above quote comes from a counselor and Life Coach with over 30 years of experience in the world of personal growth, relationships and more. So why ...
Why Do We Cheat in Love? 4 Top Reasons

Infidelity

Why Do We Cheat in Love? 4 Top Reasons

We all know the statistics, in regards to first time marriages, over 55 will end in divorce. The statistics in cheating are a little bit more difficult ...
How to Stop Being Codependent in Your Relationship

Relationship

How to Stop Being Codependent in Your Relationship

Counselor and number one best selling author says I was lost in a world of love and codependency. Imagine being a counselor, and a life coach, and a number ...
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore the Relationship Red Flags Irrespective of How Compatible You Are

Relationship

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore the Relationship Red Flags Irrespective of How Compatible You Are

Are you dating with purpose? Or just wasting time? Millions of single people right now are in the world of dating. From dating apps to dating websites, ...
Is Your Relationship in Trouble? Eliminate These Four Items

Relationship

Is Your Relationship in Trouble? Eliminate These Four Items

Is your relationship in trouble? You are not alone. Many relationships are in serious trouble today, and too many people have no idea of where to begin ...
Are You Addicted to Chaos and Drama in Your Relationships?

Relationship

Are You Addicted to Chaos and Drama in Your Relationships?

Most people, when they read the above statement, will answer it the same way, no, no and no! But is that true? And how do you know that you re not addicted ...
Single? How Long Should You Wait, Until Your Next Relationship?

Relationship

Single? How Long Should You Wait, Until Your Next Relationship?

Look around. Everyone is in love, except for us. Have you ever thought that way? Have you ever felt all alone in the world of love, when everyone else ...
Is Your Vision for Partner Misleading You?

Relationship

Is Your Vision for Partner Misleading You?

Over the years, the practice of putting photos of your potential love partner that you cut out of magazines onto a vision board has become very, very popular ...
Marriage Proposal? the Top 9 Reasons to Say Absolutely No

Relationship

Marriage Proposal? the Top 9 Reasons to Say Absolutely No

Marriage in our country has taken a turn for the worse, and that s an optimistic statement at best. Studies suggest 55 of first marriages end in divorce, ...
Most Relationships in the United States Aren’t Healthy - What to Do?

Relationship

Most Relationships in the United States Aren’t Healthy - What to Do?

If you pay attention to romance novels and more, you get the feeling that our country is in great shape regarding relationships. If you read many of the ...
Single? Looking for Love? Never Do This

Love

Single? Looking for Love? Never Do This

Millions of men and women right now, are looking for love. Searching for love. And most of them will make the same mistake that they made in the past. ...
Never Hire a Dating Coach Who Runs Their Business like This

Relationship

Never Hire a Dating Coach Who Runs Their Business like This

On any given day, millions upon millions of men and women are looking for help in the world of dating. They want to find that one special person. Maybe ...
How to Turn Your Marriage and Save Your Relationship in the New Year

Save Your Marriage

How to Turn Your Marriage and Save Your Relationship in the New Year

We all know the statistics, divorce rates are pretty high to say the very least. So let s say you ve been married for six months, or 60 years And it s ...
Is It Dating and Courtship, or Love Bombing?

Relationship

Is It Dating and Courtship, or Love Bombing?

So you re out on a first date, and as you wait for your date to come into the restaurant, he strides in with a huge bouquet of 24 red roses. The thought ...
Are You With a “Crazy Maker” in Love? Then the Problem, Is You

Mental Health

Are You With a “Crazy Maker” in Love? Then the Problem, Is You

If you re dating or married to a crazy maker, you probably think all of the drama and chaos is due to them. And part of it of course is, but not the majority. ...
30 Day Sex Challenge - Build Greater Intimacy in Your Relationship

Physical Intimacy

30 Day Sex Challenge - Build Greater Intimacy in Your Relationship

After the first few months of dating for most people, intimacy dies quite quickly. It s rare for a couple who is extremely intimate at the start of their ...
Love Will Never Be Enough for a Great Relationship - Wake up Call

Relationship

Love Will Never Be Enough for a Great Relationship - Wake up Call

Love those you are with. With love, we can accomplish anything. All the world needs is love. By the sounds of it, if we just love others enough the world ...
A Suffering Marriage? Turn It Around into a Happy Marriage

Save Your Marriage

A Suffering Marriage? Turn It Around into a Happy Marriage

Are you in a dysfunctional marriage? Is it a lack of communication skills, or something else? Is it possible that more marriages are in dysfunction now ...
Keys to Be the Best Lover to Your Woman

Physical Intimacy

Keys to Be the Best Lover to Your Woman

Since the beginning of time, there s been a lot of pressure on men to be excellent lovers in bed, which sounds great, but the only problem with this is ...
How Raising Kids Today Is a Lot Different Than 20 Years Ago

Parenting

How Raising Kids Today Is a Lot Different Than 20 Years Ago

If you have kids right now, anywhere between the ages of two and 18, how do you feel you re doing as a parent? Have you given them space to grow as individuals? ...
Solo Sex: When You’re in a Relationship?

Physical Intimacy

Solo Sex: When You’re in a Relationship?

Many times, we will pair up with individuals that have an incredible amount of compatibility with our goals in life, interests, and agreeable personalities ...
The Big Lie: The Purpose of Life, Is to Be in Love

Relationship

The Big Lie: The Purpose of Life, Is to Be in Love

We are bombarded every day, magazines, television ads, radio interviews, Internet blogs. The real purpose of life is to find your soulmate and live happily ...
Can One Person Really Save a Crappy Marriage

Save Your Marriage

Can One Person Really Save a Crappy Marriage

There are more marriages that are dysfunctional and unhealthy then there are marriages that are thriving in today s society. The reasons for that are many, ...
5 Key Things to Consider Before You Start Dating After Divorce

Divorce

5 Key Things to Consider Before You Start Dating After Divorce

The divorce is final now, how long should you wait until you get into the world of dating after divorce? It arrives in the mail today. Finally. You are ...
Recovering From an Emotional Affair? Follow These Tips

Infidelity

Recovering From an Emotional Affair? Follow These Tips

But I never had sex with him, yes we talked, yes we texted behind your back, but I never even kissed him. This is a common phrase, given by people who ...
Stop Faking Orgasm to Save Your Marriage

Physical Intimacy

Stop Faking Orgasm to Save Your Marriage

Healthy sex, healthy relationships. Right? But what if you find yourself in a marriage or a long term commitment, and your sexual drives are different ...
Married to an Alcoholic? How Long Do You Stay?

Relationship

Married to an Alcoholic? How Long Do You Stay?

On any given morning, someone is waking up next to an alcoholic. Maybe you got into an argument with them the night before. Or maybe they got into an argument ...
The Engagement Ring Dilemma - Is It a Sign of Love? or Status?

Love

The Engagement Ring Dilemma - Is It a Sign of Love? or Status?

At the very time that you re reading this article, several women are becoming engaged to hopefully the man of their dreams. And when he proposes and opens ...
Understanding Dysfunction in a Love Relationship

Relationship

Understanding Dysfunction in a Love Relationship

Dysfunction in a love relationship? Who is really to blame? It happens all the time, as a matter fact dysfunction in love relationships is so common that ...
4 Remarkable Ways to Being Happily Single

Relationship

4 Remarkable Ways to Being Happily Single

Single and unhappy? Oh my God, please quit dating! Millions of people reading this article, who are single, maybe disgusted with what they are about to ...
Things You Must Consider Before Tying the Knot

Pre Marriage

Things You Must Consider Before Tying the Knot

It s so sad, but true, over 50 of all marriages in the United States will end in divorce. The statistics haven t change for years, and it s so strange ...
Can Living Separately While Married Be a Good Idea?

Separation

Can Living Separately While Married Be a Good Idea?

There is a stigma in relationships that must be shattered, in order for us to move forward as a civilization. Less judgment. Less opinionated. When it ...
Looking for Love? How to Know Who’s Right, or Wrong for You

Love

Looking for Love? How to Know Who’s Right, or Wrong for You

Love is in the air, it s always in the air. Millions of people today are looking for, hoping for, wishing for that magical partner to sweep them off their ...
A Fresh, New Insight into Unconditional Love

Love

A Fresh, New Insight into Unconditional Love

Many of us spout out these words as effortlessly as anything else you might say in life. Most of us claim unconditional love when we have truly no idea ...
Thinking About Having an Affair? Here Are Some Things You Must Consider

Infidelity

Thinking About Having an Affair? Here Are Some Things You Must Consider

According to some studies, about 40 of men and 30 of women in relationships will at some point cheat on their partners. The percentage of women having ...
Red Alert! Dating and Looking for Better Prospects Simultaneously?

Relationship

Red Alert! Dating and Looking for Better Prospects Simultaneously?

There are so many people these days in the world of dating that aren t actually looking for any type of serious relationship, they re just here to chase ...
Divorce Prevention? Follow These Steps

Divorce

Divorce Prevention? Follow These Steps

50 of the married couples in the United States, if not more, get divorced. The statistics haven t changed for years. But does it have to be that way? It ...
4 Keys to Reduce the Divorce Rate in America

Divorce

4 Keys to Reduce the Divorce Rate in America

What is the divorce rate in the United States or what is the divorce rate in America are some of the most googled questions about divorce. A study suggests ...
Is It Unconditional Love? or Maybe Something Else?

Relationship

Is It Unconditional Love? or Maybe Something Else?

For centuries, the perfect end result of any romantic relationship is unconditional love. We ve read it in magazine articles. Love novels. Movies. Blogs ...
4 Keys to Think About Before Deciding to Staying Married for the Kid’s Sake

Separation

4 Keys to Think About Before Deciding to Staying Married for the Kid’s Sake

Thousands of moms and dads face this question every day. Should they stay in a loveless, negative marriage in hopes that this decision will be best for ...
Overcoming Codependency in Your Relationship

Relationship

Overcoming Codependency in Your Relationship

Millions of men and women today will wake up, get out of bed, and do everything in their power not to rock the boat in their relationship. They might be ...
Your Partner Just Cheated on You: Do You Stay?

Infidelity

Your Partner Just Cheated on You: Do You Stay?

Affairs in relationships happen every day. It s one of the turning points in relationships and marriages for many people, a turning point that potentially ...
A New Approach to Counseling

Counseling

A New Approach to Counseling

Today, millions of couples will wake up and realize they need counseling in order to save their relationship. Only a small percentage of them will reach ...
4 Keys to Add Spice and Excitement in an Intimate Relationship

Intimacy

4 Keys to Add Spice and Excitement in an Intimate Relationship

Let s face it, after six months, six years or 25 years most couples move away from an exciting intimate relationship to one of boredom. Inadequacy. Frustration. ...
How to Positively Turn Back Time in Your Marriage?

Relationship

How to Positively Turn Back Time in Your Marriage?

Is your marriage suffering right now? Have you lost the zip and excitement that you had years ago? It doesn t matter if you ve only been married for six ...
4 Most Important Keys To Get The Fire Back in Your Sex Life

Physical Intimacy

4 Most Important Keys To Get The Fire Back in Your Sex Life

The four most important keys, in order to get back fire in your sex life! Have you ever reached the point of being bored with the sex life you have with ...

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