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Dr. Adam Sheck writes about the impact of the shortage of male psychotherapists in the field. Is A Good (Psychotherapist) Man Hard To Find? The New York Times recently published an article “Need Therapy? A Good Man Is Hard to Find” which describes the impact of there being so few men in the field of psychotherapy. Less than ten percent of social workers under 34 are men and less than ten percent of the members of the American Counseling Association are men.
Falling in love? Definitely in Like? Great! No one wants to get hurt, rejected or feel like a fool so, how do you move forward openly and keep your heart from being broken? There are a few things you should know first of all, that create that wonderful “crush” feeling that provokes such hope for a happily ever after.
When most of us say that "we need a vacation," we actually mean that we need a break away from our daily grind. Burnout is high when life is overly focused on all that you have to do. So even if you cannot leave town, there are creative ways to change up your routine. And while staying in town may not seem as fun as traveling to a destination, staycations can be an enjoyable alternative for any couple. Not only will you avoid the stresses and costs of traveling, you'll also have more time to focus on each other.
Everything comes into play! What every sex partner needs to know to keep a good thing going. Good sex doesn’t fall from the sky, and sexual libido doesn’t crash and burn all on its own. Everything we do, think, eat, feel and remember turns sex either hot or cold. Here are the five best and worst things you can do to your sex life. First five love winners:
Great energy, charismatic smile, but you better know how to spot a narcissist! Narcissists In The News That's a headline that I'd love to see on TV some day soon. Because whether we're talking about Bill O'Reilly, Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin, Charlie Sheen and Donald Trump, or the crazyness of Moammar Gadhafi, narcissism is increasingly in the news these days, front and center, right where the narcissists want to be. Our culture seems to have made a decision that promoting the self promoters over everyone else's interests is somehow in our interest.
After a break-up it may be common to second guess yourself. You miss being held by your partner, you miss the smell of your partner, and you miss the sex with your partner. These feelings are so intense that you may find yourself in the position of seeking out your ex to try and make up. You may be trying to save the marriage before a divorce, or you may want to give the relationship a second start, but many times you want to be held and intimate with someone who knows your body, knows your past and has a history with you.
Carly found herself not letting anyone get too close to her. At the same time, she didn't like it when her love objects got too far away, either. She was in a full blown conflict. She felt like a rat in a maze who would not know whether he would be shocked or fed if he pressed a bar. She vacilated, procrastinated and didn't know what to do. She wondered what was wrong with herself. Have you ever felt like Carly? She tried to block and erect barriers to the very love she sought.
You want to spend your vacation at a spa resort, your husband's idea of a good time is a weekend at the golf course, and your kids can't wait to test out the latest hot rides at the amusement park. Is there such a thing as a family vacation that makes everyone happy or are you destined to hearing the children grumbling from behind their DS, "are we there yet" while you're refereeing their arguments from the front seat?
At Mars Venus Coaching we believe that learning comes in waves, of about eight years—at least it’s so for me. So, when I talk to soon-to-be high school graduates, I often ask myself what I wished I knew then, that I know now. As parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents, neighbors, or mentors—what wisdom can we give that will be: (1) heard and (2) taken to heart?