Mating In Captivity. Esther Perel On Relationships

Maintaining a healthy and satisfying relationship can be a challenge, especially for couples who have been together for a long time. Couples can become so familiar with their partners that they begin to take them for granted, neglecting the practices that once kept the relationship exciting and fulfilling. In her book “Mating In Captivity,” Esther Perel, a renowned therapist and …

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How To Set And Maintain Boundaries In Relationships

Relationship Counselling

Maintain Boundaries Setting boundaries is an essential component of healthy relationships. Boundaries help individuals define what they are willing to accept or not accept in their relationships, which can help prevent feelings of resentment, anger, and frustration. While setting and maintaining boundaries can be challenging, it is crucial for creating and maintaining healthy relationships. In this article, we will discuss …

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Navigating Differences in Values and Beliefs in Relationships

Relationship Therapy

Differences In Values When two individuals come together in a relationship, they bring their unique values and beliefs. These values and beliefs may have been shaped by their upbringing, personal experiences, cultural background, religion, or other factors. While it is expected that there will be some differences, some of these differences may be significant enough to cause conflicts in the …

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Exploring Power Dynamics In Relationships

Power Struggles And Counselling

Power Dynamics Power dynamics in relationships can be complicated and challenging to navigate. Understanding the different forms of power dynamics and their implications can help us develop healthier and more fulfilling relationships. Types of Power Dynamics in Relationships Power dynamics in relationships can manifest in various forms, including physical, emotional, social, and financial power dynamics. Physical power dynamics refer to …

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Magic Thinking, Communication and Relationships Counselling

Communication And Couples Counselling

Magic Thinking And Communication Let’s talk about magic. Now, I’m not talking about pulling rabbits out of hats or making coins disappear (although that would be pretty cool). I’m talking about magic thinking in communication. Yes, you read that right – magic thinking! You see, some people have this magical belief that their partner is responsible for their happiness. So, …

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The Role of Forgiveness in Relationships

Therapy For Couples

Forgiveness in Relationships Forgiveness is one of the most significant aspects of any healthy relationship. In relationships, conflicts are bound to occur. These conflicts can result in hurt, pain, and resentment, which, if not addressed and resolved, can lead to the breakdown of the relationship. Forgiveness is essential because it enables individuals to let go of negative emotions and move …

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Healing and Overcoming the Impact of Infidelity

Infidelity can be a devastating experience for those involved in a romantic relationship. It can cause intense emotional pain and trauma, leading to a breakdown of trust and the relationship. Understanding and reframing infidelity is essential to heal from the impact of cheating and rebuild a stronger relationship. Understanding Infidelity Infidelity can occur for various reasons, and even happy people …

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