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Curious Vs Furious

Find something you can validate in what the other person is saying and receive their …

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Self-Care For Love Life

How would you define self-care? (Trying to explain how it’s not so much about baths …

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Weeding Out Toxic Friendships

Fall/winter is usually pretty low energy in general, and although we know socializing is good …

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8 Warning Signs Of Codependency In A Relationship

Co-dependency is a behavior that is often developed in childhood as a response to growing …

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Emotional Tune-Up: How to Stay Healthy in Times of Stress – As Seen In San Diego Family

Dr. Dana McNeil was once again featured in an interesting article from San Diego Family. …

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How to Deal With a Narcissistic Parent

Acceptance Emotionally healthy children grow up with the need to develop their internal sense of …


Pheromones – What are They and What Role Do They Play in Relationships?

What are Pheromones? Think of pheromones as operating in a way similar to the way …


Are Rough Patches in Relationships Normal?

This piece was originally published on and is republished here with permission from the Gottman Institute. …


Breadcrumbing – 5 Signals to Watch Out For and How to Deal With It

What is breadcrumbing in relationships? Breadcrumbing is a behavior in which one partner essentially gives …

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How To Survive A Breakup

What are some emotions/states of being people commonly experience after a breakup? When a couple …


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