Blog Articles | Los Angeles Psychotherapist Dr. Bill Cloke - Part 2

April 24, 2014

The Steely Bitch Called Loss

To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure." ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone "Death ends a life, not a relationship." ― Mitch Albom, Tuesdays With Morrie The dreaded phone call finally came on…
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June 1, 2014

Male Menopause or Mid-Life Crisis, You Be the Judge

"Will you still need me, will you still feed me when I'm 64" laments the Beatles song. When I was young no one in our generation wanted to live past thirty, it was considered to be too old. Now we…
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August 19, 2014

3 Things That Kill Sexual Desire

Can we have great sex with someone and not have a good relationship? The answer is sometimes we can, but mostly we can’t. Good sex does mean that the connection and intimacy we have with our mate does translate into…
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September 4, 2014

The 6 Secrets for Relationship Success

My wife and I were having breakfast last Sunday at our favorite spot, after our morning walk with our pooch. We got to talking about what successful relationships were made of. I was delighted that she came up with some…
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September 17, 2014

Why Men Have Trouble With Intimacy

The other night while at dinner with some friends (all married or with someone) something occurred that is so common I barely took notice of it. One of the women popped up and went to the restroom and four other…
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November 12, 2014

Marriage License or Lease?

"It's weird, marriage. It's like this license that gives a person the legal right to control their spouse / their 'other half."― Jess C. Scott, Blind Leading Another "They say all marriages are made in heaven, but so are thunder…
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