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Can Music Relieve Anxiety in Relationships?

Can Music Relieve Anxiety in Relationships?

We all know about the negative effects that anxiety can have on our health, both mentally and physically. Unfortunately, anxiety…
6 Ways to Convince Your Partner to Accept Professional Counseling Services

6 Ways to Convince Your Partner to Accept Professional Counseling Services

Couples counseling has become so common that about 44% of couples now go to marriage counseling, some even before they…
How You Can Make Your Relationship Stronger by Properly Managing Relationship Stress

How You Can Make Your Relationship Stronger by Properly Managing Relationship Stress

Stress is something that every person and all couples experience. It could be caused by a major life event like…
Is Marriage In Trouble in The United States?

Is Marriage In Trouble in The United States?

A study by the National Marriage Project of the University of Virginia has found that for the first time in…
Fewer Relationship Issues Seen in Longer Marriages as Partners Mellow

Fewer Relationship Issues Seen in Longer Marriages as Partners Mellow

Researchers discovered that relationship issues like squabbling and acrimony between couples in the early and middle years of a marriage…
Improved Communication In a Marriage Has a Positive Impact on Your Relationship

Improved Communication In a Marriage Has a Positive Impact on Your Relationship

Communication in a marriage is extremely important, especially during tough times. If your partner experiences hardship in their life, improving…
Can Music Relieve Anxiety in Relationships?

Can Music Relieve Anxiety in Relationships?

We all know about the negative effects that anxiety can have on our health, both mentally and physically. Unfortunately, anxiety…
6 Ways to Convince Your Partner to Accept Professional Counseling Services

6 Ways to Convince Your Partner to Accept Professional Counseling Services

Couples counseling has become so common that about 44% of couples now go to marriage counseling, some even before they…
How You Can Make Your Relationship Stronger by Properly Managing Relationship Stress

How You Can Make Your Relationship Stronger by Properly Managing Relationship Stress

Stress is something that every person and all couples experience. It could be caused by a major life event like…
Is Marriage In Trouble in The United States?

Is Marriage In Trouble in The United States?

A study by the National Marriage Project of the University of Virginia has found that for the first time in…
Fewer Relationship Issues Seen in Longer Marriages as Partners Mellow

Fewer Relationship Issues Seen in Longer Marriages as Partners Mellow

Researchers discovered that relationship issues like squabbling and acrimony between couples in the early and middle years of a marriage…
Improved Communication In a Marriage Has a Positive Impact on Your Relationship

Improved Communication In a Marriage Has a Positive Impact on Your Relationship

Communication in a marriage is extremely important, especially during tough times. If your partner experiences hardship in their life, improving…
Married vs. Single: What's True and What's Not

Married vs. Single: What's True and What's Not

It's commonly believed that single people are less happy than married couples, but this isn't always the case.
4 Ways to Complete Your New Year Resolutions

4 Ways to Complete Your New Year Resolutions

It’s that time again. The new year is upon us and we look back at all the things we set…
How to Identify Sources of Stress

How to Identify Sources of Stress

Managing your stress begins with identifying the sources of stress in your life. Easier said than done, right? Finding out…
Understanding the Fear of Success and Self-Sabotage

Understanding the Fear of Success and Self-Sabotage

The fear of failure is an almost universal human anxiety in the modern world. We all, at one point or…
How Grief Can Kill You

How Grief Can Kill You

The intense emotional pain of losing a spouse can take a terrible toll psychologically, especially in the case of couples…
The Aftermath of Penn State: How to Talk to Your Children about Sex and Sexual Abuse

The Aftermath of Penn State: How to Talk to Your Children about Sex and Sexual Abuse

How do you talk to your children about sex and avoiding dangerous people that might hurt them? At what age?…
How You Can Make Your Relationship Stronger by Properly Managing Relationship Stress

How You Can Make Your Relationship Stronger by Properly Managing Relationship Stress

Stress is something that every person and all couples experience. It could be caused by a major life event like…
Fewer Relationship Issues Seen in Longer Marriages as Partners Mellow

Fewer Relationship Issues Seen in Longer Marriages as Partners Mellow

Researchers discovered that relationship issues like squabbling and acrimony between couples in the early and middle years of a marriage…
Improved Communication In a Marriage Has a Positive Impact on Your Relationship

Improved Communication In a Marriage Has a Positive Impact on Your Relationship

Communication in a marriage is extremely important, especially during tough times. If your partner experiences hardship in their life, improving…
The Pros and Cons of Online Marriage Counseling

The Pros and Cons of Online Marriage Counseling

Online marriage counseling, thanks to videoconferencing with Skype, Zoom, Google Duo, Facetime, and other encrypted digital software, is now possible.…
Mental Health Providers: Psychiatry and Psychology

Mental Health Providers: Psychiatry and Psychology

The general wisdom is that the only difference between psychologists and psychiatrists is that psychiatrists can prescribe medication and psychologists…
Women Have Better Sex When in Love

Women Have Better Sex When in Love

Women and men contrast each other in many ways – they can be especially different when it comes to physical…
Defense Mechanism of The Week: Sublimination

Defense Mechanism of The Week: Sublimination

The “Good” Defense Sublimination is often seen as the “good” defense in psychological and popular thinking. By definition, sublimination represents…
Defense Mechanism of the Week: Introjection

Defense Mechanism of the Week: Introjection

What is Introjection? At its simplest, introjection is the process of misunderstanding the feelings that come from the outside as…
Defense Mechanism of the Week: Intellectualization

Defense Mechanism of the Week: Intellectualization

Intellectualization occurs when reasoning and logic are used unconsciously to control internal conflict and emotional anxiety. People who intellectualize talk…
Defense Mechanism of the Week: Projection

Defense Mechanism of the Week: Projection

Newport Beach, Orange County– What is projection?  What does it mean for someone to project his or her feelings onto…
Defense Mechanism of the Week: Repression

Defense Mechanism of the Week: Repression

What is Repression?  In essence, it is motivated ignoring or forgetting for protection of the Ego.  This is the defense…
Defense Mechanism of the Week: Denial

Defense Mechanism of the Week: Denial

We all use defense mechanisms to protect ourselves psychologically from uncomfortable thoughts, feelings, and experiences.  Some defense mechanisms are more…
Defense Mechanism of The Week: Sublimination

Defense Mechanism of The Week: Sublimination

The “Good” Defense Sublimination is often seen as the “good” defense in psychological and popular thinking. By definition, sublimination represents…
Defense Mechanism of the Week: Introjection

Defense Mechanism of the Week: Introjection

What is Introjection? At its simplest, introjection is the process of misunderstanding the feelings that come from the outside as…
Defense Mechanism of the Week: Intellectualization

Defense Mechanism of the Week: Intellectualization

Intellectualization occurs when reasoning and logic are used unconsciously to control internal conflict and emotional anxiety. People who intellectualize talk…
Defense Mechanism of the Week: Projection

Defense Mechanism of the Week: Projection

Newport Beach, Orange County– What is projection?  What does it mean for someone to project his or her feelings onto…
Defense Mechanism of the Week: Repression

Defense Mechanism of the Week: Repression

What is Repression?  In essence, it is motivated ignoring or forgetting for protection of the Ego.  This is the defense…
Defense Mechanism of the Week: Denial

Defense Mechanism of the Week: Denial

We all use defense mechanisms to protect ourselves psychologically from uncomfortable thoughts, feelings, and experiences.  Some defense mechanisms are more…