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How Traumas Create Negative Patterns in Relationships By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D. 8/13/19

How Traumas Create Negative Patterns in Relationships By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D. 8/13/19 Traumas are extreme life events that threaten your physical or psychological survival. A percentage of people who experience traumas have clinically diagnosable post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but many more have trauma-related symptoms like physiological reactivity to triggers, panic attacks, chronic anxiety, feelings of anger or numbness, or a loss of… Read More How Traumas Create Negative Patterns in Relationships By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D. 8/13/19

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Lily Lines: This affects new dads more than many think by Lena Felton and Ross May June 16, 2019

Lily Lines: This affects new dads more than many think Lena Felton and Ross May June 16, 2019 We may be missing postpartum depression symptoms in men, study suggests Postpartum depression doesn’t only affect women. According to research, new fathers can suffer the same symptoms — and if their partners are suffering from postpartum depression, as… Read More Lily Lines: This affects new dads more than many think by Lena Felton and Ross May June 16, 2019

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When Someone You Love Is Grieving: How to Really Help By Angie Schultz

When Someone You Love Is Grieving: How to Really Help By Angie Schultz “The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of… Read More When Someone You Love Is Grieving: How to Really Help By Angie Schultz

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Why Men Need To Stop Using The Word “Nagging” In Relationships by GIGI ENGLE 04.18.17

Why Men Need To Stop Using The Word “Nagging” In Relationships by GIGI ENGLE 04.18.17 There are a lot of words used to describe women that should be permanently expelled from men’s vocabularies. You know them as well as me: Nasty. Bitch. “Cool girl.” “Whiskey girl.” Whore. Please don’t even get me started on the c-word.… Read More Why Men Need To Stop Using The Word “Nagging” In Relationships by GIGI ENGLE 04.18.17

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A child’s bad behavior isn’t ‘attention-seeking.’ She’s seeking a relationship By Tamar Jacobson, early childhood development and education consultant

A child’s bad behavior isn’t ‘attention-seeking.’ She’s seeking a relationship. How does a young child express to adults their fear of abandonment or their longing for more of us, if not by seeking our attention? June 9, 2019, 4:31 AM EDT By Tamar Jacobson, early childhood development and education consultant As an educator of early childhood… Read More A child’s bad behavior isn’t ‘attention-seeking.’ She’s seeking a relationship By Tamar Jacobson, early childhood development and education consultant

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Do You Keep Your Word in Your Marriage? By Sheri Stritof (Updated September 11, 2019)

Do You Keep Your Word in Your Marriage? By Sheri Stritof Updated September 11, 2019   Interdependency, or being able to depend on each other, is part of what makes a marriage special and successful. Dependability is one of the top qualities people look for in a spouse, and it should be. If one or both… Read More Do You Keep Your Word in Your Marriage? By Sheri Stritof (Updated September 11, 2019)

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Why Men Need To Stop Using The Word “Nagging” In Relationships by GIGI ENGLE

Why Men Need To Stop Using The Word “Nagging” In Relationships by GIGI ENGLE 04.18.17 There are a lot of words used to describe women that should be permanently expelled from men’s vocabularies. You know them as well as me: Nasty. Bitch. “Cool girl.” “Whiskey girl.” Whore. Please don’t even get me started on the c-word. I will scream. We are… Read More Why Men Need To Stop Using The Word “Nagging” In Relationships by GIGI ENGLE

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She Divorced Me Because I Left Dishes By The Sink By: Matthew Fray

She Divorced Me Because I Left Dishes By The Sink It wasn’t a big deal to me when I was married. But it was a big deal to her. By Matthew Fray, Contributor Blogger at MustBeThisTallToRide.com. 01/25/2016 01:22pm EST | Updated January 22, 2019 This post was published on the now-closed HuffPost Contributor platform. It seems so… Read More She Divorced Me Because I Left Dishes By The Sink By: Matthew Fray

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When Your Partner Stops Giving: The Silent Pain of Emotional Withholding by Thomas G. Fiffer

When Your Partner Stops Giving: The Silent Pain of Emotional Withholding October 23, 2017 by Thomas G. Fiffer   The suffering caused by emotional withholding can be more excruciating than verbal or even physical abuse. How to recognize it—and what to do. Confession: I’ve been holding out on you. When I wrote The 7 Deadly Signs of a… Read More When Your Partner Stops Giving: The Silent Pain of Emotional Withholding by Thomas G. Fiffer