Relationship Therapy

From Romance to Roommate? Relationship Red Flags & What to Do About Them

When you look over at the person that you are living with, do you see a partner or roommate? If the two of you are in a romantic relationship, then hopefully you see a partner. However, it is unfortunately common for couples to transition into roommate mode. In other words, over time, you might notice

7 Reasons Why Meditation Might Not Be Right for You

There are plenty of reasons why meditation is recommended to everyone. It has a number of health benefits. For example, it reduces stress. Therefore, it reduces symptoms of a wide-range of stress-induced health ailments from depression to headaches. However, meditation is not the only way to reduce stress. Furthermore, even though everyone around you seems

Text Arguments are Dangerous! Why It’s Best to Use Fighting Words Face to Face

  Text arguments are ubiquitous.  We live in a society where smartphones seem to be involved in everything we do. If you’re guilty of having lengthy conversations via text, you’re not alone. But, one thing you should never do is engage in text arguments. You can easily hide behind the screen of your phone when

Desperately Indecisive? Why Making Decisions is So Hard

Making decisions is challenging. You would think that it would be easy. After all, we have to make dozens, if not hundreds, of decisions each and every day. Therefore, if the amount of practice were any indication of our ability to perfect our decision-making skills, it should be a simple process. Nevertheless, most of us face

Suffering in Shyness? Signs, Social Impact, and Costs of Being Shy (& How to Conquer Them)

People who have never suffered from shyness might not realize the costs. A shy person might look fine on the outside.  Sometimes, shy people may even appear aloof or seem unfriendly.  But on the inside, there’s a good chance they are dealing with very frustrating emotions. Oftentimes, being shy is a response to generalized fear and

7 Clear Clues You’re Ignoring Red Flags In A Potential Partner

Are you ignoring red flags in your relationship? Unfortunately, this isn’t uncommon. When we fall in love with someone, we get excited about the future. We don’t want to think that it might not work out. The wish that this person is the one takes often takes precedence over our gut instincts that scream otherwise.

Taken Advantage of at Work? 5 Clear Ways to Tell

Does it feel like you are being taken advantage of at work? You probably don’t want to complain about it. You feel lucky to have a challenging job that you mostly enjoy. Society rewards people who are productive and you’ve always been the kind of person to hunker down and give a task all you’ve

Conflict Deja Vu: What to Do When You Have the Same Fight Over & Over

Do you and your partner fight the same fight over and over? You think you’re fighting about one thing. However, what you’re really doing is repeating a pattern. You say the same thing you’ve always said. Your partner gives the same responses. Nothing is resolved. Somehow, the fight comes to an end. It never stays

To Partner or Not to Partner? That is the Healthy Relationship Question

Society pressures us to partner up.  Desire for a relationship or not, this pressure can put you into a frenzy to find "the one".  Therefore, it's important to look carefully at why you want a partner.  Wisely examining your own motives can help lay the groundwork for a solid, lasting, and healthy relationship. Healthy Signs