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Is Your Attachment Style Hurting Your Relationship?

Our style of attachment affects everything from our partner selection to how well our relationships progress to, sadly, how they end. That is why recognizing your attachment pattern can help you understand your strengths and vulnerabilities in a relationship. An attachment pattern is established in …

How to Set Healthy Boundaries in Every Relationship

In my coaching practice, many of the women and men I work with struggle with one common theme: setting healthy boundaries. I witness this challenge …

How to Tell If You're (Really) Ready for a Relationship

These expert tips will help you determine whether you're ready to commit<p>Think you’re ready for a relationship? Now is the time to check in with …

Relationships

Are You Ready? 6 Questions to Ask Before Breaking Up

1. Do I have a hard or a soft problem?<p>If you have what marital therapists call a "hard" problem, for example, your spouse is abusing you or has …

How to Let Go of Thoughts and Feelings

Negative thoughts and feelings have a way of popping up at inconvenient times and distracting us from the good things in life. Before long, our minds …

Self-help

How to Stop Being Defensive in Close Relationships

Most of us are defensive in close relationships. If we're not, we have to interact with people who are. It is the relational disease of our culture and the one that imprisons and destroys intimacy, and prevents love and connection between partners and friends. Why are we so defensive and what are …