The Glue to Intimacy

Have you ever heard that emotion is the glue to intimacy? When someone knows how we feel, we are connected.

Galentine’s Day, Every Day

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Did you celebrate Galentine’s Day? Same-sex friendships can be some of the most valuable and foundational relationships in our lives.

Encourage One Another

In the context of relationships, one of the most important things we can learn is to celebrate and encourage one another.

When Your Loved One Has OCD

OCD does not have to control your loved one or your family forever. There are plenty of people who can help you get through this season of life.

Be Your Own Best Friend

The next time you’re struggling with an issue and feeling really low, try speaking to yourself the same way you would speak to your best friend.

Relationship Navigation for Parents and Adult Children

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When kids become adults, the dynamic between the parent and child relationship changes. You will be dealing with different issues than when your children were younger and living under the same roof. For example, it can be difficult to figure out when to give advice and when to stay quiet. … Read More

Anxiety Experienced in Social Settings

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Most people can relate to experiencing butterflies before giving a speech or going for an interview, but for people with social anxiety disorder (SAD), it is so much more than just butterflies. People who suffer from social anxiety worry constantly about what others think of them. It affects even basic … Read More

Marriage Relationships and Their Healthy Characteristics: Part 1

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If you’ve been married for any length of time, you’ve probably experienced a few ups and downs in your relationship.  But do you ever wonder about the health of your marriage?  In his book, “The Science of Trust,” Dr. John Gottman discusses that, even though healthy marriages can vary greatly … Read More