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Clashing Values In A Relationship: Is It A Problem?

When you first find someone you love and who loves you back, it can be easy to overlook some of their behaviors and ways of thinking that you don’t particularly like or agree with. What if, as time passes, you...

Why We Crave Affection

Do you feel like you just can’t have enough affection? Or do you feel like you’re starving for physical touch?  If you do, know that it is entirely natural. In fact, humans are wired to have a need for physical...

Growing Apart: Is It Normal & How Do You Stop It?

Love, care, support, respect, and joy are only some of the amazing ways healthy relationships enrich our lives. They give us that feeling of walking slightly above ground on a thin-but-firm layer of confidence that makes every step we take,...

Not Feeling Heard In Your Relationship?

Not being heard hurts, no matter your age or the relationship you’re struggling to get your voice and opinion across. It can all begin at a very early age. Trying to explain your actions to your parents, for example, only...

Adolescence & Individuation: The Perilous Journey

Adolescence is a tumultuous period, one where a teenager moves through the process of developing a stable personality and identity for themselves. This process is known as individuation. As one individuates, they get a clearer sense of self, distinct from...

The Signs And Effects of Emotional Abuse

Not all forms of abuse can be easily recognized. One of the most subtle is known as emotional or mental abuse. As a way to manipulate, control, and wound, emotional abuse can have a highly damaging effect on mental health...

Emotional Dysregulation: Causes, Effects & Solutions

Do you find that you struggle with managing your emotions? Are your reactions deemed too explosive, intense, or inappropriate?  If this is the case, you may find yourself relating to individuals with emotional dysregulation. This means that you may have...

Relationship Anxiety: What Is It & How Can I Deal With It?

Every relationship has its own unique ups and downs, trials and tribulations, mountains to climb and rivers to cross. Issues arise, problems get resolved, emotions deepen, grow, change, and evolve. Even partners in a close relationship go through different experiences...