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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 |2022-05-30T17:49:31+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 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 |2022-05-09T16:22:45+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 |2022-05-07T16:30:09+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 has [...]

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 |2022-02-22T16:35:10+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 [...]

5 Ways to Set Boundaries in Relationships

By |2022-02-10T03:44:02+02:00February 10th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Mental Health, Relationships|

Defining Boundaries Let's start out with a very important question: What exactly is a boundary? As far as the definition goes, a boundary is a line, whether it be real or imagined, which marks the edge or limit of something. Cambridge Dictionary  This can be seen through boundaries on properties, such as a household having [...]

How to Use the 5 Love Languages with Your Special Someone this Valentine’s Day:

By |2022-02-02T20:31:46+02:00February 2nd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Everyday tips, Relationships|

Five Love Languages It’s February and you know what that means... chocolates, hearts, flowers, and lots of plushies coming to stores near you!  But, what does one do when they want something unique for themselves and their partner that doesn't fit the yearly cliche? Well, I would like to introduce to you “The Five Love Languages” [...]

How to Cope with Generalized Anxiety Disorder in a Relationship

By |2021-06-17T18:49:11+02:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Relationships, Social Anxiety, Stress|

Romantic relationships can be a wonderful part of life—a source of support, a companion to share time with, and someone who helps to encourage their partner through journeys and hardships. However, on the other hand, relationships can also be a stressor; depending on the state of the relationship. Many different factors can negatively impact the [...]

Fostering Fidelity in Marriage

By |2018-08-23T23:31:11+02:00February 17th, 2015|Categories: Everyday tips, Relationships|

“I, ____, take you, ____, to be my lawfully wedded(husband/wife), to have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, until death do us part.” For better, for worse; in sickness and sadness; in sun and shower of life… Each and every wedded [...]

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