Being alone for the holidays is a major challenge for many people. Holidays often conjure images of family, of warmth and the sharing of special time. Loneliness
can be overwhelming when you have no one with whom ...
James, in his mid-30s, was ready to meet his life partner
, get married and have children. After dating many women, he met Cindy.
"She is really beautiful, although I'm not sure she's my type. But I think she is perfect for me. We have the same ...
Most people want to be connected with someone special in their lives. But if people really want this, why do so many complain of feeling lonely and disconnected
from their partner? What needs to happen for them to ...
"What should I do if my partner won't go to counseling?"
I often hear this from my clients. What are they really saying with this question?
Generally, they are saying something like:
"My unhappiness is coming from my partner's behavior," or "The problems in our ...
“Squid is my word for people who seem to be missing their backbones but possess myriad sucking tentacles of emotional need.” —Martha Beck
Another phrase for ‘squid’ is ‘energy vampire.’
When your intent is to get love, rather than to be loving to yourself and ...