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Unrealistic Expectations Breed Self-Defeating Behaviors

Unrealistic Expectations Breed Self-Defeating Behaviors Unrealistic expectations may be your biggest enemy! Do you ever want something really badly, but then when it comes it sucks? It drops like a massive bomb of disappointment and lets you down. Either it isn’t the right way, or given with the wrong attitude, or not in the right [...]

Self-Defeating Behaviors Lead to Depression

Self-Defeating Behaviors Lead to Depression The term ‘Self-Defeating behaviors’ sounds ridiculous doesn’t it? Why would anyone want to defeat themselves? What’s in it for someone to go against their interests? Who wants to feel like a failure by engaging in self-defeating behaviors? What could possibly be worth feeling sucked dry of energy, motivation and self-esteem [...]

5 Tips For Dealing With Paranoia in a Relationship

5 Tips ForDealing with Paranoia in a Relationship   Dealing with Paranoia in a Relationship Do you ever think your partner is ‘paranoid?’  When your partner accuses you of something that feels so off the wall, do you silently wonder whether your partner is no longer in the real world? If so then dealing with [...]

By | October 6th, 2018|Anxiety Treatment, Insecurity Counseling, relationship issues|Comments Off on 5 Tips For Dealing With Paranoia in a Relationship

Mother’s Impact on Sons -5 Major Pathways

Mother’s impact on sons – Five Major Pathways Mother’s impact on sons occurs before they are even conceived. Many cultures value sons more than daughters and use all sort of rituals and concoctions to have male children. So when a male child is conceived, he is already imbued with a stature of value and esteem [...]

By | August 31st, 2018|Family of Origin Counseling, Parenting Counseling|Comments Off on Mother’s Impact on Sons -5 Major Pathways

Father’s Impact On Sons

Father’s Impact on Sons Father’s impact on sons is of significance from the earliest moments to the end of the boy’s life. When a father sees the ultrasound that reveals he is about to have a son, the influence begins and continues unabated. The expectant father who looks forward to making his son a famous [...]

By | July 31st, 2018|Family of Origin Counseling, Parenting Counseling|Comments Off on Father’s Impact On Sons

Mothers Impact on Daughters

Mother’s Impact on Daughters A Mother’s impact on daughters is powerful, pervasive and subtle.  It starts as soon as the daughter is conceived. Mothers who want sons and then discover that they are expecting girls provide a strong message to the unborn female that she is just a parasite while in the womb, becoming a [...]

By | June 14th, 2018|Family of Origin Counseling, Insecurity Counseling, Parenting Counseling|Comments Off on Mothers Impact on Daughters

Fathers Impact on Daughters

  Fathers Impact on Daughters   Father’s impact on  daughters are profound. A father’s influence is crucial for his daughter’s  healthy development in terms of self-worth, capabilities, and prospects as a future partner and parent. It is a father who gives his daughter a window and platform to enter the real world while the mother [...]

By | June 6th, 2018|Parenting Counseling|Comments Off on Fathers Impact on Daughters

Marital Anxiety Ruins Your Relationship

Marital anxiety ruins your relationship Marital anxiety ruins your relationship because it compromises your ability to listen and empathize with your partner.  When one partner is constantly anxious the relationship runs with two flat tires. But if both parties tend to be anxiously attached to one another, then the relationship is flat on the ground, [...]

By | May 18th, 2018|Anxiety therapy, Couples Counseling, Insecurity Counseling|Comments Off on Marital Anxiety Ruins Your Relationship

Dreams of Infidelity

Dreams of Infidelity Do you dream of being unfaithful to your partner? Are you scared that your dream of being unfaithful is going to come true? Maybe you want to deny and get rid of that shameful part of you that wants to do things that you think are so unlike the real you. After [...]

By | April 27th, 2018|Cheating and Affairs, Dreams|Comments Off on Dreams of Infidelity

Midlife Crisis – Surviving the Midlife Transistion

Midlife Crisis – Surviving the midlife transition Midlife crises happen to men and women when they have got to a stable place in their lives, especially when and because they originally got together through crisis in their younger lives. What is midlife crisis? A midlife crisis is a discomfort with and confusion about what appears [...]

By | March 22nd, 2018|Breakups and Separation, Communication Issues, Couples Counseling, Family of Origin Counseling|Comments Off on Midlife Crisis – Surviving the Midlife Transistion