25
Jun

Marriage Myths: Unconditional Love or Nothing

A largely perpetuated marriage myth is that a marriage must be founded and reinforced with unconditional love or the marriage is doomed. This slippery slope of thinking allows free reign of unchecked damaging thoughts and behaviors to run rampant in your marriage that will result in resentment and disconnection. How Can the Demand for Unconditional

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25
Jun

I Think I Just Had My First Panic Attack! What Do I Do?

As a psychotherapist I know that panic attacks are frightening. People often describe the experience as feeling like they’re having a heart attack. Others experience an overwhelming feeling of impending doom. If you think you’ve experienced your first panic attack, you may be wondering what to do next. First, let’s take a look at the common symptoms

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25
Jun

There is No Right or Wrong Way to Grieve

A common misconception concerning the process of grieving is that it is associated with the loss of an important person in your life. However, the pains of grief can be experienced over any major loss, such as the death of a pet, ending of a romantic relationship or friendship, divorce, loss of a job, diagnosis of a

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25
Jun

Common Reasons to Seek a Marriage Counselor

When a relationship breaks down, a marriage counselor can help a couple overcome their issues, and start building a more meaningful relationship. There are many reasons why couples seek out a marriage counselor San Diego, but some of the most common reasons include: Negative Communication When communication has become negative, couples often seek out counseling. Negative communication

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25
Jun

What To Expect From Couples Therapy

If you feel you and your spouse are at a communication impasse in your marriage, you may find you benefit from couples therapy. Also known as couples counseling or relationship counseling, couples therapy can benefit your union both short-term and long-term. Here’s what you can expect from your first couples therapy session. Couples therapy is

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