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Coping with your Divorce
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Coping with your Divorce
5
Aug

Divorce and the loss of a relationship can be a stressful, emotional and even frightening time. Whatever the cause of the divorce, one may experience feelings of sadness, regret, guilt and even shame. During this time it is important to address your emotional concerns and to develop the skills and self-love needed to move forward […]

Facing Hardships in Your Relationship and Coming Through Stronger
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15
Sep

Resiliency can be an essential factor to maintaining your relationship, even in times of stress and hardship. Moving, illness, family dilemmas, loss of job and many other struggles may pose challenges to your relationship. Such issues can create conflict, stress and even resentment towards your partner. So how can you overcome hardship and maintain your […]

How to Build Trust in Intimate Relationships
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13
May

Trust is an essential component in any relationship, and is especially crucial to the health and longevity of intimate and marital relationships. There are various ways in which couples build trust and intimacy through everyday interactions. According to John Gottman, couple expert, the simple act of attuning to and recognizing your partner’s needs is essential. […]

The Paradox of Intimacy
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The Paradox of Intimacy
20
Aug

Within ourselves we have two sets of needs; self needs and relational needs. In relationships, it sometimes seems that our two sets of needs directly oppose each other. The feeling that our needs are being challenged, often leads to difficulties experiencing true intimacy. On one side we have RELATIONAL NEEDS of: Union: To unite with […]