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Can Divorced Parents Sustain a Parenting Union?

Can Divorced Parents Sustain a Parenting Union?

When a relationship ends the sorrow of the rejected individual is sometimes described as “unbearable”. Very often both partners experience a multitude of complex emotions that leave them pained and befuddled. Does this parting inevitably create [...]

Is shared love a gift or an accomplishment?

Is shared love a gift or an accomplishment?

Today is Valentine’s Day, Lovers’ Day. All humans desire, wish for, dream about and even pray to find a deep, rewarding and sustained love connection with someone special in their lives. Is love a gift we [...]

Jealousy in Love Relationships

Jealousy in Love Relationships

Some individuals presenting problem in couple therapy is their mate’s flirtatious behavior towards others in spite of the couple’s mutual agreement that their relationship is solid and loving. The hurt partner reports feeling embarrassed, shamed and [...]

Managing your child’s sibling rivalry

Managing your child’s sibling rivalry

Children’s sibling rivalry is a common early form of competition for primacy. When a young child observes a positive engagement between his/her mother or father and the new baby, the toddler instinctually feels disempowered and wishes [...]

Why do we blame others  and ourselves

Why do we blame others and ourselves

Most people proclaim to know themselves quite well and to understand their needs, emotions, behaviors and motivations. Yet, at times they say, “I don’t know what I was thinking, what my motivation was or what possessed [...]

Social Media Postings Can Help/Harm Job Seekers

Social Media Postings Can Help/Harm Job Seekers

The use of social media today is an integral part of self-promotion for personal and career enhancement. This accessible avenue for self-disclosure is an efficient, easy and customary method of advertising one’s needs for fast and [...]

Are you in a bonded or enmeshed love relationship?

Are you in a bonded or enmeshed love relationship?

Throughout history, marital relationships’ strength and desirability has been based upon social, economic, religious and survival factors that were modulated by philosophical, cultural, societal and emotional views. Traditionally, the man had the power and authority to [...]

Alter Your Negative Self Talk

Alter Your Negative Self Talk

All people talk to themselves. Children often vocalize their inner message as they play, think or sort out their feelings. Adults may not be aware of their self-shaming, but are wise to listen to their inner [...]