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Spotting Codependency in Romantic Relationships

By |2022-11-22T04:11:13+02:00November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Alternative Therapy, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Relationships, Treatment|

What is a Codependent Relationship? Healthy relationships are usually fairly equal and are characterized by give and take from both partners.  It's normal to want to make reasonable changes to make our partner happy. However, in a codependent relationship, one person gives too much whilst the other person takes too much.  This behaviour makes [...]

Tips for National Coming Out Day

By |2022-11-09T18:30:16+02:00October 31st, 2022|Categories: Adults, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Relationships|

Written by . National Coming Out Day On October 11th, 1988, the very first National Coming Out Day was observed. This date was chosen as it was the one-year anniversary of the march on Washington, D.C., for Lesbian and Gay Rights Written by Human Rights Campaign . This Nationally recognized day aims to raise awareness [...]

How to Deepen Communication After Kids

By |2022-10-02T21:04:07+02:00September 23rd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Mental Health, Parenting, Relationships|

Journey to Parenthood We all know that pregnancy isn’t easy, but what about the next steps after the child arrives?  After childbirth, you may notice that in addition to juggling your parental responsibilities, you also need to communicate differently with those around regarding your and your child’s needs. In today’s blog article, we are [...]

Mental Health Resources to Support LGBTQ+

By |2022-10-02T21:05:19+02:00September 3rd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Mental Health, Relationships|

Mental Health in the LGBTQ+ Community Individuals in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual (LGBTQ+) community experience overwhelmingly high rates of mental health problems. It is often found that mental health challenges in this community are largely due to discrimination, bias, and stigma related to their orientationWritten by Human Rights Campaign [...]

How to Know You Experienced Emotional Neglect and What to Do

By |2022-06-07T15:57:22+02:00June 7th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Mental Health, Parenting, Relationships|

Disclaimer:  While we will be talking about the topic of neglect in today’s article, please know that this article is aimed for adults who have experienced emotional neglect growing up, or presently with a romantic partner.  If you suspect a minor you know is being neglected emotionally or physically, please contact a therapist, mandated reporter, [...]

6 Signs You have a Trauma Bond

By |2022-10-02T21:11:45+02:00May 31st, 2022|Categories: Adults, Mental Health, PTSD, Relationships|

Trigger Warning: This post discusses abuse in relationships.  If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, know that you are not alone.  Here at online-therapy.com we provide support for people of various life circumstances.  If you are in need and in the United States, you can call the national domestic violence hotline [...]

5 Ways CBT Supports Couples

By |2022-09-02T13:32:03+02:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Relationships|

CBT Works Well for Couples Have you considered starting couples counseling with a loved one?  First off, congratulations on making such an important consideration for your relationship!  Couples counseling is a fantastic option to get two people on the same page in a romantic relationship. You may be familiar with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) already.  [...]

How Social Anxiety Impacts Romantic Relationships & What to do

By |2022-09-02T13:37:27+02:00May 7th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Mental Health, Relationships|

What is Social Anxiety? Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) is a disorder in which individuals find themselves experiencing significant anxiety, self consciousness, and embarrassment from everyday interactions, due to fear of being judged negatively by othersWritten by Mayo Clinic . Social Anxiety can lead to avoidance, which can be incredibly disruptive of day-to-day life. It [...]

6 Signs of Enmeshment & What to Do

By |2022-02-28T21:06:23+02:00March 2nd, 2022|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Parenting, Personal development, Relationships|

What is Enmeshment? As relational beings, we have the core desire to love and be loved. This desire is inherently GOOD, but certain factors can cause this desire to become distorted. One way love and connection can become distorted is through enmeshment. Enmeshment is when the lives of two or more people become so intertwined [...]

CBT for Relationship Anxiety

By |2022-09-19T15:43:27+02:00February 23rd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Relationships, Social Anxiety|

Defining Relationship Anxiety We, as humans, are thought to be social beings.  Most of us are reliant on having relationships with friends, family, and acquaintances. For those individuals who have an interest in dating, a romantic relationship become a major component for social interaction. Relationships can provide a sense of comfort, as well as, a [...]

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