Our relationships are key to how we feel about ourself and how we function in life. Here you will find some articles on creating healthy balanced relationships; with yourself and others.
A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed
You need to do something that is causing a bit of worry. You ask a friend to go with you feeling that his or her presence will help ease your anxiety. Does having a friend with you really make those activities less worrisome? Well, according to the latest research, the answer is yes.
Answers to the Mystery of How Men Think
What drives men? How do they think? What do they think of women? What do they need from us? How can we women communicate better with them? Psychology Today Blogger Shawn Smith, PsyD wrote a book called, "The Women's Guide to How Men Think." I asked him some questions to get us inside the male mind.
Codependence and Codependent Relationships
ďCodependenceĒ can refer to any unhealthy dependence on a relationship. Could you be codependent? This article defines codependent behavior and helps you identify problem behaviors.
Conflict Resolution for Families
Because good intentions arenít always enough, here are some ways to handle and repair conflict at family gatherings. I also urge you to consider new perspectives on old patterns to evaluate whether they still fit with your values and goals, or if itís time for a change.
Family Members with Mental Illness
Sometimes having a family member who suffers with a mental illness is just as hard as having a mental illness yourself. Here is some information on how to cope.
Friendships across Time
Do you have memories of playing outside with your neighborhood friends until your mom called you in for dinner? Didnít friendships seem so easy and effortless back then? Then adulthood hit and our focus, interests, and future goals began to scatter us in many different directions.
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