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Micro-cheating: What is It, and Is It Really That Big of a Deal?

by Andrea M. Darcy Feel betrayed a partner is focusing on someone else, but then told you are overreacting? Or is it you that is being accused? It’s time to talk about micro cheating. What is micro-cheating? Micro-cheating is of course not a psychological term. It is simply an internet-friendly shorthand for describing one partner … [Read Entire Story]

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Difference of Opinion? How Not to Let It Ruin Your Friendships

We are living through difficult and uncertain times. And this can mean we are all more sensitive than usual. How can you make sure a difference of opinion doesn’t ruin the friendships you’ve spent years nurturing?  How to have a difference of opinion and stay friends It comes down to remembering what truly matters, and … [Read Entire Story]

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Our Brains – Friend, Foe or Both?

Let me ask you a question. How often do we tell ourselves things aren’t always what we think they are? In other words, there are times when our own brains just think about things so out of context that we have to tell it to be quiet. Although our brains are great at analytical things and things that require deduction or finding answers, where do we draw… [Read Entire Story]

Boundaries: Loving Again After a Pathological Relationship

Boundaries: Loving Again After a Pathological Relationship, from the author of the book and website Psychopaths and Love Were you involved with a psychopath or other manipulator or abuser? Are you thinking about taking another chance at love? This is the book for you. It gets to the heart of the matter of boundaries for [More About This Book]

Starting Monday: Seven Keys to a Permanent, Positive Relationship with Food

Starting Monday is based on the simple premise that when our behaviors don’t align with our expressed intentions, we’ve got a conflict going on, often outside of our awareness. The book helps readers dig deeply into their psyches to figure out what mistaken beliefs and needless fears are holding them back from achieving their health [More About This Book]

Almost Anorexic: Is My (or My Loved One’s) Relationship with Food a Problem? (The Almost Effect)

Millions of men and women struggle with disordered eating. Some stand at the mirror wondering how they can face the day when they look so fat. Others binge, purge, or exercise compulsively. Many skip meals, go on diet after diet, or cut out entire food groups. Still, they are never thin enough.While only 1 in [More About This Book]

The Emotionally Abusive Relationship: How to Stop Being Abused and How to Stop Abusing

“Engel doesn’t just describe-she shows us the way out.” -Susan Forward, author of Emotional Blackmail Praise for the emotionally abusive relationship “In this book, Beverly Engel clearly and with caring offers step-by-step strategies to stop emotional abuse. . . helping both victims and abusers to identify the patterns of this painful and traumatic type of [More About This Book]

How Compatible Are You (Reveal the secrets of your relationship using handwriting analysis)

They say handwriting is the key to one’s personality. You can learn what traits are best suited to you in a romantic partner. Do you crave openness, generosity, and a sense of humor? How can you spot the warning signs of materialism, anger, and selfishness? Find out in this book. $ 1.93

End Emotional Eating: Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills to Cope with Difficult Emotions and Develop a Healthy Relationship to Food

If you eat to help manage your emotions, you may have discovered that it doesn’t work. Once you’re done eating, you might even feel worse. Eating can all too easily become a strategy for coping with depression, anxiety, boredom, stress, and anger, and a reliable reward when it’s time to celebrate. If you are ready [More About This Book]

Eating Mindfully: How to End Mindless Eating and Enjoy a Balanced Relationship with Food

What would it be like to really savor your food? Instead of grabbing a quick snack on your way out the door or eating just to calm down at the end of a stressful day, isn’t it about time you let yourself truly appreciate a satisfying, nourishing meal? In our modern society, weight concerns, obesity [More About This Book]

Hunger, Hope, and Healing: A Yoga Approach to Reclaiming Your Relationship to Your Body and Food

A yoga approach to dealing with disorded eating patterns–like overeating, food addiction, and stress eating–and the resulting emotional distress they can cause. Yoga philosophy and practice are increasingly being used therapeutically to help people overcome disorded eating patterns—like overeating, food addiction, and stress eating—and the resulting emotional distress they can cause. Sarahjoy Marsh offers a [More About This Book]

Healing Developmental Trauma: How Early Trauma Affects Self-Regulation, Self-Image, and the Capacity for Relationship

Written for those working to heal developmental trauma and seeking new tools for self-awareness and growth, this book focuses on conflicts surrounding the capacity for connection. Explaining that an impaired capacity for connection to self and to others and the ensuing diminished aliveness are the hidden dimensions that underlie most psychological and many physiological problems, [More About This Book]

3 Keys to Keeping the Joy in Your Relationship

How does a relationship that started out like a fairytale romance end up being a source of confusion and unhappiness? Is there anything you can do to safeguard that special bond that initially attracted you to one another? What is the quickest way to turn things around and rekindle those special feelings if they seem to … [Read Entire Story]

Are You Building Trust into Your Relationship?

Everyone wants to be trusted and this is especially true in a close, personal relationship. But being viewed as trustworthy is not something that just happens by accident.  Trust is something that you must build into a relationship and then it needs to be valued and maintained. Many couples are struggling with trust issues these days even when there is no tangible reason for mistrust. This is because trust involves a whole array of complex feelings like faith, belief, hope, conviction, confidence, expectation, dependence, and reliance. In other words, it is a huge emotional investment which, if abused, can increase you vulnerability to a lot of pain and heartache. Why is trust… [Read Entire Story]

When Food Is Love: Exploring the Relationship Between Eating and Intimacy

“A life-changing book.” — Oprah In this moving and intimate book, Geneen Roth, bestselling author of Feeding the Hungry Heart and Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating, shows how dieting and emotional eating often become a substitute for intimacy. Drawing on her own painful personal experiences, as well as the candid stories of those she has [More About This Book]

Mindful Eating: A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food (Includes CD)

The art of mindfulness can transform our struggles with food—and renew our sense of pleasure, appreciation, and satisfaction with eating. Drawing on recent research and integrating her experiences as a physician and meditation teacher, Dr. Jan Bays offers a wonderfully clear presentation of what mindfulness is and how it can help with food issues. Mindful [More About This Book]

The Wizard of Oz and Other Narcissists: Coping with the One-Way Relationship in Work, Love, and Family

Every day headlines are filled with examples of narcissistic individuals in positions of power who are nothing more than impostors plundering and wreaking havoc on the lives of others. From the financial barons of Wall Street to our elected officials in government, we are confronted daily with narcissists and the self-serving systems that enable them. [More About This Book]

20 Life Skills to Keep Peace in Your Relationship

It is inevitable that in every relationship there are going to be differences, and everyone has days when their emotions can get the better of them. The problem is not that we have differences in our relationship, the problem lies in the way we handle those differences. When our ego gets in the way, we can easily say or do things that threaten the peace of our relationship and increase the level of relationship stress. Instead of putting the peace of your relationship on the line when there’s a problem, wouldn’t it be better to develop the life skills needed to resolve problems with consideration, awareness and respect? 20 Life skills … [Read Entire Story]