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    Is your marriage in trouble? 5 Quick Tips to get Back on Track

    After few years of marriage some conflicts between couples may arise and married life may become stressful. How will you come to know that your marriage is in crisis. There are some obvious reasons responsible for disturbed married life such as financial problems, difficulty with children, infidelity, alcohol abuse, health issues, major life changes, problems […]

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    Experienced Heartbreak? The 5 Stages of Abandonment

    Story SourceOne night Susan Anderson’s significant other, the love of her life, told her that he didn’t love her anymore — and he was leaving. “It came as a complete shock,” Anderson writes in The Abandonment Recovery Workbook. “We had been madly in love, deeply connected through our mutual love of nature, art, music, and […]

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    Book Review: The Genogram Casebook

    Story Source We are social creatures. Perhaps more than anything, our relationships with our family members and friends define us. Healthy relationships bolster us and help us act confidently in our communities; estranged or conflicted relationships undermine our sense of wellbeing and send ripples through our engagement with others. The consequences of a damaged relationship […]

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    Taking Online Dating Offline

    When you have been talking to someone online for a time you both may decide to take the next step with a real life date. Online dating can be very beneficial but without a good connection in real life, you cannot move onto something more with long lasting potential. Many people are concerned about moving […]

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    7 Relationships Tips (Just the Tips)

    Read Original Good relationships do not just magically happen. I have heard many of my clients state that, if I have to work at it, then it is not the right relationship for me. This is not a true statement, any more than it is true that you do not have to work at good […]

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    The Reality of Broken Heart Syndrome

    Story Source“She died from a broken heart.” Is that really possible? Many of us will likely experience what we call a broken heart at some point in our lives, but can you really die from an emotionally stressful event such as the death of a loved one? Apparently you can. In fact, broken heart syndrome […]

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    Book Review: A Loving Divorce

    Story Source When a couple says, “I do,” those two simple words are filled with hope, love, and devotion. There is a sense of permanency, of stability, of forever. And yet we are repeatedly faced with sobering statistics. Half of all US marriages end in divorce. The average length of these marriages is eight years […]

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    Book Review: The Lies We Tell Ourselves

    Story Source While writers such as Dan Ariely and Robert Trivers have explored the topic of self-deception from the perspectives of behavioral economics and evolutionary biology, the question we may often find ourselves asking is, just how do we stop lying to ourselves? In his new book, The Lies We Tell Ourselves: How to Face […]

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    Codependency is Based on Fake Facts

    Story SourceCodependency is based on a lie. Its symptoms develop to cope with the deep, but false and painful belief — that “I’m not worthy of love and respect.” In the chart to the left, core symptoms of codependency are in red, but nearly all the symptoms revolve around shame – the shame that accompanies […]

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    Why You Should Stop Being a Good Person

    Story Source“You’re such a good boy, Daniel.” “Sarah, that was a nice thing you did. You’re a sweetheart.” Did you hear phrases like this when you were younger? If you’re a parent, have you said something similar to your child? This form of praising starts in early childhood. Our parents, family members, and teachers innocently […]

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    10 Proactive Ways to Figure Out What’s Most Important to You

    Story SourceLife offers infinite variety, along with myriad challenges and opportunities. It’s easy to get lost in indecision with so many choices. You want success, yet wonder if you’re on the right path. You’d like to have balance in your life, but there are so many conflicts that you often find yourself spending energy too […]