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Dr. Deb holds a Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. She began researching the area of painful communication in marriage 20 years ago.

She has authored and co-authored dozens of articles that appeared in both academic and lay publications, including a stint as Health Editor of The Jewish Star Times, a Miami Herald publication. Dr. Deb’s media appearances include America’s Health Network, News with Jim Turner, and News Radio 820 with Robin Hart.

Dr. Deb is the founder of, the popular website that provides comprehensive information on marriage and family issues. Most importantly, Dr. Deb has helped hundreds of couples with marriages in tatters fall in love again.

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Today’s Brilliance from Deb Hirschhorn

Not every marriage is happy. You may ask, how could this person who makes you miserable be your soulmate? And my answer is that you're asking the wrong question. Just like the way to be happy in this world is not to sit back and wait for goodness but to search for it and then see it when it's in front of you, the way to find happiness in your marriage is to become your spouse's soulmate. The potential is there already. So the real question is: How do I see a soulmate in a person that right now I'm feeling…

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