There are many things that parents hand down to us, some good and some bad..
Reciprocity is a personal response to a perceived act of kindness or unkindness.
Healthy boundaries are important between couples, between friends and between children & family members. How we define ourselves is determined by the boundaries we set in our relationships.
Recovering Intimacy in Your Relationship - Intimacy is a very important part of our human experience. It brings satisfaction, health, happiness, and sense of meaning to one’s life.
Intimacy is a process – not a thing. It takes place over time and is not stagnant. In fact, any kind of stagnation in a relationship kills intimacy. Intimacy can also take many forms.
Codependency begins as a survival plan that a child develops so that their life will be more bearable in response to the abuse and/or neglect they are experiencing at that time.
It does not have to be "All or Nothing" - Sometimes the picture of change we create in our minds is so large and overwhelming that the process is never started because we feel so overwhelmed.
Four ways cancer survivors still struggle, even years post diagnosis - Relief and Assistance with Psychotherapy
When divorce may not be the best option....
What is keeping some people trapped and why don’t they go to counseling?