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Talk about Your Problems to Solve Them

Problems are inevitable and so is anxiety related to them. And, through life, we each discover our own means of coping with life’s hurdles, of which some mechanisms prove more helpful than others. The important thing to remember is that … Continue reading

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Not Wanting to Want

How Intense, Nearly Unbearable, Feelings Can Be: My seat mate on the train spots an older woman and offers her his seat. She declines, but thanks him. I touch his arm and say, “That was nice.” He smiles and nods … Continue reading

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Is Full Disclosure Best?

I was recently interviewed by a student who is taking a class in ethical practices in couple therapy. I was asked whether I require full disclose from each partner to each other in couple sessions, especially when I have met … Continue reading

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4 Signs You Need to Visit a Psychotherapist

An abusive relationship, the death of a loved one, miscarriage, discrimination in the workplace – life does pose many challenges that have severe implications for our emotional well-being. And, it’s more common than you would imagine. Nearly 70% of American … Continue reading

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Fight Smarter, Not Less

Did you know that most couples across the world have repeating arguments year after year? The interesting part is that they often do so without realizing it. When two people get into a relationship, conflict is inevitable. However, the quality … Continue reading

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Why should I Go to Therapy? I Have Friends and Family to Talk to.

Your friends and family care about you and want to listen and help when you’re in need. But therapy offers so much more than just a comforting, caring, safe environment where you can talk about your troubles. That’s certainly important, … Continue reading

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How Divorce Impacts Children

According to an article by Verywellfamily.com, “Almost 50% of American children will witness divorce of their parents and half of these may also witness divorce in the second marriage of their parents.” Divorce brings about a massive change in a … Continue reading

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Don’t Underestimate the Impact of Obesity on Relationships

The United States, which accounts for only 5% of the world’s population, is home to the highest proportion of overweight and obese people, at 13% of the global total, according to data published by IHME. This is a worrying, widely … Continue reading

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4 Strategies Couples Can Use to Create Their Own Happily Ever After

As early as we can remember, often times our aim in life becomes finding that special someone who we can have our own “happily ever after” with. However, given the present-day scenario, “happily ever after” seems more unrealistic than it … Continue reading

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Signs to Look for to See if He is Cheating on You

According to a study, The Cheater’s High: The Unexpected Affective Benefits of Unethical Behavior, the reason why both men and women cheat on their partners is because “getting away with it” gives them a good feeling, both emotional and psychologically. … Continue reading

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