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How to Communicate with an Avoidant Partner: 10 Proven Techniques

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Avoidant personality disorder (AVPD) is a behavior pattern that revolves around feelings of inadequacy and social inhibition. Persons with avoidant personality disorder are timid, sensitive to rejection and criticism, and prone to social anxiety disorder.  In relationships, avoidant individuals may be emotionally distanced and withdrawn, creating communication problems and causing their partners to feel unloved, […]

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Five Powerful Ways to Recover from Breakup Trauma

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Breakups are an integral part of life. Almost everyone was dumped by someone they were still in love with or broke up with someone who was still in love with them. But the fact that breakups are commonplace in human relationships doesn’t make them any less painful. We tangle our dreams, feelings, goals, plans, and […]

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What Causes Anxiety Disorder & How Can We Improve It?

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Anxiety is usually described as a feeling of generalized discomfort and uneasiness. It occurs as our emotional, cognitive, and physical response to supposed threats that may or may not happen in real life.  It is normal to experience feelings of worry, fear, and apprehension now and then. In stressful situations, anxiety occurs as a natural […]

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Why Smart, Successful Women Fall for Toxic Men

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How many times have you seen an intelligent, beautiful, and accomplished woman married or in a relationship with a man who doesn’t treat her well?  Maybe you are that woman? Although it can be beyond belief to their family and close friends (and even to the women themselves), it is not unusual that intelligent, successful […]

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5 Different Types of Eating Disorders

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Eating disorders involve complex psychological conditions that cause an unhealthy attitude to food and harmful eating habits. Eating disorders usually start with focusing too much on food, body weight, and body shape. They can involve: Eating too little (anorexia nervosa) Overeating (bulimia nervosa) Losing control of eating (binge eating) Compulsive exercising (exercise bulimia) Other eating […]

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Overcoming The Challenges of Bicultural Living

According to the American Psychological Association statistics, one in five people residing in the United States belongs either to the first or second generation of immigrants – the U.S. today has the greater number of immigrants in history.  Although life in a different culture can undeniably be an enriching experience, raising children in a bicultural […]

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How to Respond to a Gaslighter – 5 Tips

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Gaslighting is a sort of emotional manipulation that causes the target to doubt their perception, emotions, cognition, sanity, and identity.  A gaslighter will use this subtle form of emotional abuse to undermine your reality by twisting the truth and denying facts about your environment, experiences, words, and actions until you no longer can trust your […]

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How to Find Your Passion in Life

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Many people come to counseling these days complaining they don’t know what they want to do for their career or in life. These people often say they don’t know what they are passionate about, struggling to see a purpose or find pleasure in life.  This seems like a common problem these days, as many people […]

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5 Ways To Cultivate Optimism In Your Life

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Optimism is both a mental attitude and personality trait determined by your perceptions of the world around you. Psychologists say that it is not reality itself, but our perception of it shapes how we feel, think, and behave.  So, your perception of reality determines whether you are an optimist or a pessimist. An optimist believes […]

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