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Fear of Becoming Like Your Parents That You Act Just Like Them

Fear of Becoming Like Your Parents Fear of becoming like your parents results in anger, anxiety and panic Anxiety and tension gripped 36-year old radiologist Luis, a married with two young daughters when he got a Facebook invitation to join his college mates in Los Vegas for a reunion event. He didn’t want to go, [...]

By | February 26th, 2018|Family of Origin Counseling, Individual Counseling|Comments Off on Fear of Becoming Like Your Parents That You Act Just Like Them

Are You Trapped in a Love-Hate Relationship?

Love-hate Relationship Traps Do you feel caught in a love-hate relationship that you can’t escape? Maybe you have tried several times to leave but get seduced into staying because your partner morphs into an irresistibly affectionate, tuned in and available person. In that moment you are washed with the ‘love’ part of the love-hate relationship. [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|Breakups and Separation, Individual Counseling, separation counseling|Comments Off on Are You Trapped in a Love-Hate Relationship?

How Low Self-Esteem Affects Romantic Relationships

Low self-esteem is one of the most significant factors affecting the success or otherwise of romantic relationships. Men and women both suffer from low self- esteem, and both genders are equally sensitive to esteem issues in their partnerships. Partners who seek couples counseling struggle to manage issues around low self-esteem, longing to feel valued and worthwhile and most fail in that quest, feeling hopeless and devalued. Failure to cure low self-esteem The reason so many people dont succeed in getting their partners to raise their low self-esteem is that they dont work on the core fears around losing connection if they pursue their personal paths. They give up self-enhancement for connection and end up with low self-esteem.

By | December 19th, 2017|Abusive Relationship Counseling, Individual Counseling, Insecurity Counseling, relationship issues|Comments Off on How Low Self-Esteem Affects Romantic Relationships

Fantasy Love is Better Than Reality Love

Fantasy Love is Better Than Reality Love Fantasy love is better than reality love because you can do anything you want in the fantasy - you can have the partner of your dreams; you can be adored or vilified; you can suffer like a martyr or you can enjoy an affectionate intimacy. Fantasy love gives [...]

By | November 20th, 2017|Intimacy, relationship issues|Comments Off on Fantasy Love is Better Than Reality Love

Why Do Breakups Hurt Even When You Want Them?

Why Do Breakups Hurt Even When You Want Them? Is breaking up the only way you can think of to end the hurt in your relationship? Don't  you really want to fix things and get back to a place where everything is smooth and easy? Have you reached out to listen, understand and mend fences, [...]

By | October 21st, 2017|Breakups and Separation, Individual Counseling, separation counseling|Comments Off on Why Do Breakups Hurt Even When You Want Them?

Can You Love Too Much?

Do  You Love too Much? Do you love too much? Are you the type who gives your all only to find yourself feeling unwanted, unappreciated and depleted? Perhaps your partner gets irritated when you love too much, and wants you to back off. Maybe you get messages that you are just too much – that [...]

By | October 3rd, 2017|Couples Counseling, Individual Counseling, Intimacy|Comments Off on Can You Love Too Much?

Dealing with Loneliness in Marriage

Dealing with Loneliness in Marriage   Dealing with loneliness in marriage  is one of the most frequent goals I hear from those seeking couples counseling. Perhaps you have felt lonely in your marriage when your partner is on the phone with business issues during family time; too busy with social commitments or too tired and [...]

By | August 31st, 2017|Anxiety therapy, Depression Counseling, Family of Origin Counseling|Comments Off on Dealing with Loneliness in Marriage

Food and Relationships – How You Eat is How You Relate

Food and Relationships  How you eat is how you relate Food and relationships are intertwined in the most intricate and intimate ways. Your eating style is probably the biggest single determining factor in how you interact with your romantic partner. If you devour your food with an insatiable appetite, then it’s likely you try to [...]

By | August 24th, 2017|Couples Counseling, Individual Counseling, Intimacy, relationship issues|Comments Off on Food and Relationships – How You Eat is How You Relate

Obsessive Passion Leads to Anxiety, Depression and Burnout

Obsessive Passion Leaves You Empty and Unsatisfied Is obsessive passion driving you when you check your partner’s Facebook page or text messages? When you lose weight and tone up to look more attractive to your partner, is it because you are obsessed with being desired or passionate about being the best you can be? Then [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|Depression Counseling, Family of Origin Counseling, stress|Comments Off on Obsessive Passion Leads to Anxiety, Depression and Burnout

The Malignant Narcissist Cycles from Being Bully to Being a Victim

The Malignant Narcissist Cycles Between Being a Victim and Being a Bully The malignant narcissist has both the thin and thick skin attributes of other narcissists. If a malignant narcissist is not treated as valued and special, then they take on the victim position. The lack of adulation risks their very existence because of their [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|Insecurity Counseling|Comments Off on The Malignant Narcissist Cycles from Being Bully to Being a Victim