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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...

The Signs & Effects of Guilt in Relationships

Most people feel guilty from time to time. You may feel guilt because you feel like you’ve done something wrong. Or you may even feel guilt for having a thought. Or, you may feel guilt when your thoughts and behaviors...

Strategies For Improving Self-Regulation

Have you ever wondered how some people manage to resist their temptations so easily while others struggle? Or how someone can remain calm in an emotionally tense situation?  Issues with discipline, healthy emotional expression, impulse control, and delaying gratification can...

Breaking Unhealthy Family Patterns

The family you grow up in can shape your personality, your approach to life, and your personal relationships. In the ideal world, every child would get the chance to thrive in a family environment that provides them with love and...