Monthly Archives: February 2011

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*(How to Speak Your Mind Without Feeling Monstrous!)*

By | February 25th, 2011|Anxiety therapy, Communication Problems, Intimacy, relationship issues|

Relationship Advice Tip By Dr. Jeanette Raymond, Ph.D. Does the Monster in You come out when you speak your mind? When you feel strongly about something do you hold yourself back? Are you scared that your words will come out wrong and hurt the ones you care about? Do you keep silent so that you [...]

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Four Ways to Share Feelings and be Empathic -part1

By | February 22nd, 2011|Anxiety therapy, Intimacy, relationship issues|

Relationship Advice Tips By Dr. Jeanette Raymond, Ph.D.     Does being empathic make you feel like you are getting sucked into a black hole? Are you scared of getting sucked down into a black hole if you empathize with the bad feelings of your loved one? Does your fear make you want to just [...]

7 Ways to deal with feeling ‘needy’ in relationships- Part 3

By | February 15th, 2011|Anxiety therapy, Intimacy|

Relationship Advice Tips By Dr. Jeanette Raymond, Ph.D. Earl came home upset but spurned his wife's comfort Earl was desperate for empathy and care but he refused to admit his need News that his project was trashed by the company really upset Earl. He had slaved away on it and had hoped for a vote [...]

Three ways to avoid feeling needy in relationships- part 2

By | February 10th, 2011|Anxiety therapy, Intimacy|

Relationship Advice Tips By Dr. Jeanette Raymond, Ph.D. Do you hold back from being the one who 'needs' love and reassurance? Do you wish to see, hear, and be with your loved one but can’t stand the thought of feeling that ‘needy?’  Are you hoping that your loved one will make first move so you [...]

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Two ways to avoid the shame of feeling ‘needy.’

By | February 8th, 2011|Anxiety therapy, Intimacy|

  Relationship Advice Tips By Dr. Jeanette Raymond, Ph.D. Clayton chokes with disgust when he feels 'needy.' Do you do everything you can to avoid feeling needy?  Are you disgusted and ashamed of yourself when you feel the need for reassurance, affection, closeness or comfort?  The secret to feeling self-assured and competent is the greatest [...]

Three ways to prevent self-defeatism from causing relationship stress

By | February 1st, 2011|stress|

A belief that he should be taken care of without having to indicate his needs made David stressed, sick and disconnected with his wife. There are three ways he can avoid the stress by communicating his needs and boosting his immune system while strengthening his marriage.