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The truth about Attraction

We don’t have an exact science around attraction. We know that we have energy flows between people, but no one has been able to fully explain how attraction works. I have been very interested in attraction, and have I have paid close attention and learned a lot over...

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Sex and Wellness

This post is more of a perspective broadener.  I know my perspective is controversial, so I am asking you to stretch yourself to perhaps think about things a little differently. I have been with clients when they first get diagnosed with STD(s). They usually...

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Debunking Romance Myths

In my 20's I spent a few consecutive years single. I consider myself more of a relationship person (not everyone is), so I did not WANT to be single during that time. For me it was distressing trying to find a partner, and to add to that distress, people had a lot of...

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Stimulants

A therapist friend of mine, in another state, shared this with me recently: Friday I had to "admit" someone due to him being under the influence of meth and ecstacy. He hadn't slept in 8 days and was instigating fights, one of which resulted in his shoulder being...

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Trauma

Recently two different clients told me stories of how they were discriminated against due to having Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). One client was told that he could not get a promotion due to his PTSD, and the other had campus security called on him when he...

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Healthy Relationships

Sadly many clients have told me that they do not have an example of a healthy relationship, so they do not know if they really exist. Although they may not be as plentiful as we'd like, I do believe they exist. Here's what healthy relationships look like: Agreed upon...

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Decision Making

I have noticed that a lot of my clients worry about making the wrong decision. We put so much pressure on ourselves to get things "right", but my question is, "How do you know what is right for you?" My clients would be annoyed with that question as they often look to...

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Am I an abuser?

I've had a few conversations lately during which overthinkers have said things like, "How do I know I'm not an abuser?" I love the deep thinking! Here are a few things that we know: Yes, everyone is selfish. We have to be! Many psychologists talk about how we had to...

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Leaving Abuse

People tend to have difficulty understanding why it's difficult to leave an abusive relationship, whether it's a family member, a lover, or a friend, so I wanted to try and break it down. What people don't understand is how we as humans process information. We really...

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Social Anxiety

I always wonder if ANYONE ever actually THINKS the things people with social anxiety ASSUME others are thinking. Reason being: I never have. Not saying I've never had a judgy, negative thought about anyone, but usually I'm not firm in my opinion on anyone or anything...

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