If you’re like millions of other singles, you may dream about finding the perfect romantic partner. You watch couples in public with a tinge of envy, wishing you had someone to hold hands and flirt with. Maybe you develop crushes (more…)
Has anyone ever told you that you’re too independent for a relationship? No matter where you are right now in your dating life, take the time to think about this. It’s a very relevant topic in our culture. After all, (more…)
The appeal of fairy tales and romantic comedies is tough to resist. If only life were that simple and satisfying.
However, if your idea of love is all-consuming, you may be on the road to codependency (more about that in (more…)
Couples counseling are two words that can launch a thousand images. For many, if not all people, going to therapy with your partner is a sign of dysfunction, distress, or disaster.
Sure, there are plenty of instances in which a (more…)
When we get our earliest introductions to romance, it’s usually the stuff of fairy tales: soul mates, love at first sight, happily ever after, etc. While these are beautiful goals and ideals, they don’t prepare any of us for the (more…)
In my last post of this series, Why We Respond to Trauma by Fighting, we reviewed the four responses to the anxiety and fear that trauma creates. These four responses are fight, flight, freeze, and fawn/appease. As imagined, our (more…)
Most people have heard of life coaching before. Still, there are far too many misconceptions as to what it is or how it can help. Actually, life coaching is a great option for anyone trying to take control of their (more…)
It’s normal for parents to worry about our kids.
After all, we know that what happens during childhood and adolescence has a major impact on their futures. We want the best for them, so when we think they’re struggling in (more…)
On the surface, many people believe they know what trauma looks like. That includes the responses, ‘symptoms,’ and long-term effects.
But, traumas aren’t so cut and dry. They affect people differently. Some who experienced a traumatic event may react right (more…)
People change jobs an average of 12 times throughout their lives. That might seem like a lot, and there are plenty of reasons for career changes. Many times, however, people leave jobs because it doesn’t seem like the right “fit”. (more…)