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Book Reviews

Book Review: Frientimacy

Shasta Nelson has made a career out of understanding, encouraging, and helping women make and maintain healthy friendships. In Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness,...
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Alcoholism

Codependency, Addiction, and Emptiness

Emptiness is a common feeling. There are distinct types of emptiness, but it’s psychological emptiness that underlies codependency and addiction. Whereas existential emptiness is concerned with your relationship to...
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General

The Roots of Loneliness

“I hardly have any friends. I’m spending my days in my room and on the computer. I know that’s not great but it beats being lonely.” “I have some...
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Caregivers

Symptoms of Codependency

Codependency is characterized by a person belonging to a dysfunctional, one-sided relationship where one person relies on the other for meeting nearly all of their emotional and self-esteem needs....
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General

The Power of Touch

I thought about how much I should leave her. She kept the beers coming and she was easy on the eyes. I like her, I thought; she deserves a...
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Disorders

5 Benefits of Group Therapy

For many people “group therapy can be more powerful and mutative than individual therapy,” according to Judye Hess, , a clinical psychologist who has a private practice with couples,...
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