As a counselor, I often work with people who are unhappy in their relationship and thinking of leaving. They believe that they are unhappy because of their partner, but the real reason is that they are not taking responsibility for their own feelings
within the ...
"I'm feeling confused," stated Aaron in our first session. "I've always known myself to be straight, but now, at 22, I'm feeling attracted to men. Does this mean that I'm gay? And if I am, why has it taken me all this time to know it? And why have I been attracted to women? Does ...
"I just have to tell you how I feel. I'm very upset about what you did."
"I'm really angry with you."
"I just want to be honest with you. I'm so hurt by what you said."
Each of these statements is a sharing of feelings. Yet the chances are the person at the ...
We are attracted to each other at our common level of woundedness and our common level of health.
What does this mean?
For example, Jackson, a very attractive man in his early 50s, had been married three times and had been in many relationships. He consulted with me because he was tired of going from ...
In my counseling practice
, I often have clients who tend to isolate as a way of protecting against their fears — especially their fears of ...