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Relationship Warning Label: Jealousy

Jealousy is a negative emotion that can interfere with personal relationships and self-esteem. Learning how to constructively cope with feelings of jealousy can help one feel valued and worthwhile, beyond a showdown of a doubt, with or without love from your partner.

Twenty-first century culture depicts jealously as an expression of love mixed with paranoia; that […]

By |July 21st, 2017|anger, hurt, Jealousy, relationships, self-esteem|0 Comments

Keys to Communication

While there are several factors that contribute to a healthy relationship, communication is key to maintaining and strengthening a relationship. Sometimes, we can face turbulence in our relationships when we struggle with stress, mental health disorders, or addiction. Without effective communication, all relationships, whether adults or adolescents, are at risk for conflicts. Maintaining our relationships with our significant others, […]

Stop Phubbing and Speak to Me!

I was speaking with a friend recently about phones and texting, and he used the term ‘phubbing’. While I agree that texting is a viable form of communication, as a mental health professional, I’m concerned that too many teens and adults attempt to carry on a conversation through texting while they ignore the person standing in front of […]

The Verbally Abusive Relationship

When a person is in a verbally abusive relationship, it is important and helpful to have the support of friends. One particular friend in this situation is Patricia Evans, who has written a book that explains what verbal abuse is and how to respond to it in a healthy manner. Her book The Verbally Abusive […]

By |January 20th, 2017|burnout, relationships, self-esteem, stress, Uncategorized|0 Comments