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The Struggle to Repair the Past Through Limerance

Limerence, a term coined in 1977 by psychologist Dorothy Tennov, is an involuntary interpersonal state that involves strong sexual or intense emotional attraction to another person, combined with an overwhelming need to have the love object return the affection. These feelings are further intensified...

Forgiveness

When working through emotionally upsetting experiences, often the last piece to fall into place is that of forgiveness.  We can clear our anger, sadness and fear reactions and still not have completely cleared our connection to memories because of...

You Are More Than A Summer Body: Body Acceptance During Beach Body Season

Summertime is fast approaching, and while many of us can look forward to longer, warmer days, many more of us will struggle with increased body scrutiny and self doubt, and may take drastic measures to chase after that elusive “beach body.” From the time...

Mind-Body Connections for Increasing Self-Acceptance

We all experience common struggles like loss, fear of the unknown, insecurities and isolation, even though the outer circumstances look different for each one of us. These common human elements touch me and one that I always notice, in myself and in my...

Let’s Talk about a Healthy Sexual Lifestyle

“Healthy lifestyle” – You hear this often in the media, but what about a having a healthy sexual self?   Let’s discuss what healthy sexuality is and how do you achieve it.   Healthy Sexuality may have different mea...

What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do

When someone you care about is asking for support, it’s not always easy to know how to respond. It can be extremely tough helping loved ones through difficulties when you don't have the words. Often times we end up staying in the upset feelings w...

The Chatter of an Anxious Mind

"Nothing I do will ever be good enough". "Why doesn't he like me." "I'm going to be alone the rest of my life". "I always find a way to mess things up." These are examples of chatter in an anxious mind.   When your mind is anxious you are operat...

Will It Be Important to Talk About Sex in Couples Therapy?

There are many valuable books about sex, sex therapy, and their role in a couple's relationship and in couples therapy. Some good examples include Passionate Marriage, Intimacy and Desire, and Resurrecting Sex, all of which were written by David Schnar...

4 Steps to Bounce Back After Failure

Everything you have heard about failure is wrong. You learn it in school at an early age to avoid mistakes and do everything the right way. Mistakes are bad. That works to help establish a sense of moral development around what is good and bad, but mis...

Trouble Sleeping?

Why can't I sleep?   Trouble sleeping, or insomnia, happens to more than 3 million Americans yearly. Insomnia may be caused by biological factors, medical and psychiatric conditions, ineffective sleep habits and substance use, includin...

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