Emotional Distancing: What It Is & What Causes It?

You weren’t emotionally distant when choosing your partner and in the beginning of your relationship. Something must have happened during the course of the relationship that has caused either you or your partner to become emotionless. Once you start holding...

Love Addiction – What is it?

For many individuals, letting go of a relationship or being thrown into withdrawal, feels like the world is coming to an end. We understand that the term “Love Addiction” can be almost impossible to identify with when all you ever...

What is Codependency?

Codependents are giving of themselves to others and compromise their ability to care for self. The act of giving more of themselves make codependents actually believe they are “loving more”. The concept of enabling is destabilizing to the codependent because...

What is Love Avoidance and Love Ambivalence?

For some individuals , being in a relationship can activate feelings of engulfment or bring up feelings of wanting to run. The needs and requests of a partner, family member, or employer can feel overwhelming. Denial and avoidance become habits...

Low Self Esteem & Relationships: How Do They Relate?

Having low self esteem is not only detrimental to your psychological well being, but also to your romantic relationships. In fact, confidence is a crucial part of building healthier relationships. If you struggle with deep insecurities, you are very likely...

Self-Deception: Are You Lying To Yourself?

Humans are highly skilled at deceiving themselves. In fact, self-deception is one of our strongest defense mechanisms. We like to believe things that feel good to us and match our idea of ourselves, while we choose to ignore the less...

Losing Attraction: What Causes It & Can You Regain It?

Losing attraction in a relationship can be completely frightening, as most people consider it the first sign of the romance fading. Sometimes the loss of attraction seems like it is because of the differences in sex drives between you and...