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What Is an Intimacy Disorder and Do I Have One?

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Intimacy involves being close to others, especially when you are engaging in a romantic relationship with someone. Fear of being close to others results in a fear of intimacy. An intimacy disorder describes an individual that… Read More


Couples Therapy

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

Relationships in and of themselves are complicated, particularly in modern society. Long work hours, higher workloads, and poor communication despite advancements in technology directly affect romantic relationships in the United States and across the world. Additionally,… Read More


Trust and Communication: The Most Significant Elements of Effective Communication in a Relationship

Monday, May 25th, 2020

The two most important elements of a successful relationship include communication and trust. Communication involves effectively transmitting or sharing one’s ideas and feelings. Trust is being able to completely believe or rely on someone. These two… Read More


The Characteristics of a Healthy Relationship

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Healthy relationships are not easy to maintain since it takes work to nurture and sustain a solid foundation of trust and respect. Some elements of healthy relationships include: Respect for each other, particularly when it comes… Read More


The Effects of Substance Use Disorders on Romantic Relationships

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

         Successful relationships occur due to equality in partnership. Romantic relationships already carry complexity and difficulty, especially as time goes on, and new issues arise. When a substance use disorder (SUD) emerges as an issue in… Read More


How to Cultivate and Maintain Intimacy in Relationships: Navigating Barriers and Establishing an Intimate Foundation for a Successful Relationship

Friday, May 8th, 2020

Intimacy is closeness. We attain intimacy when we become close to another person and feel love and acceptance. As adults, we find intimacy in relationships with friends, family, and romantic partners. What Is an Intimacy Disorder?… Read More


How to Tell If There’s Chemistry Between Two People

Sunday, January 19th, 2020

Chemistry between two people is an instant connection that is impossible to ignore. But, you may be mistaking chemistry for infatuation. By knowing if what you are feeling between your partner is chemistry, you will know… Read More


How You Can Ruin Your Own Relationship

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

You may have your own issues that you need to resolve before you enter into a relationship. You could be projecting your psychological needs onto the other person. It is important that you are aware of… Read More


Parent’s Disintegrating Marriage Led to Cameron Douglas’ Drug Addiction

Saturday, December 21st, 2019

A lot of drug addictions start as a result of coping with anxiety and depression. Cameron Douglas’ anxiety of his father, actor Michael Douglas, continually cheating on his mother led him to self-destructive behaviors. Despite all… Read More


How You Know You Are Unconditionally in Love Or Just Puppy Love

Friday, December 13th, 2019

People fall in love all the time when they find a connection with someone. But when hardships fall or when someone in the relationship gets hurt, you can fall out of love as well. Unconditional love… Read More


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