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No Easy Online Answers for Divorcing Parents

No Easy Online Answers for Divorcing Parents

Standard education has never been tailored to the individual. A “one size fits all” method is utilized in education, which…
How Parents’ Marriage Influences Childrens’ Choices and How Couples Therapy Can Help

How Parents’ Marriage Influences Childrens’ Choices and How Couples Therapy Can Help

Children of divorce often reflect on how their parents’ relationship has affected the way they approach relationships and marriage. However,…
Diabetes and Marriage: Does Marriage Increase Risk of Diabetes?

Diabetes and Marriage: Does Marriage Increase Risk of Diabetes?

A thought-provoking Scandinavian study regarding diabetes and marriage suggests that the risk for diabetes is influenced by the home environment,…
Chronic Illness in Marriage: Divorce is More Likely When Wives Get Sick

Chronic Illness in Marriage: Divorce is More Likely When Wives Get Sick

As unfortunate as it is, this fact is strikingly true when it comes to chronic illness in marriage: divorce is…
Does Lack of Sleep Cause Anger? Study Says Yes

Does Lack of Sleep Cause Anger? Study Says Yes

Does lack of sleep cause anger? New research shows that losing just a couple of hours of sleep can leave…
Argument With Spouse Can Worsen Pain in Osteoarthritis and Diabetes Patients

Argument With Spouse Can Worsen Pain in Osteoarthritis and Diabetes Patients

It is safe to say that arguing with your spouse or partner can cause massive amounts of stress in day-to-day…
No Easy Online Answers for Divorcing Parents

No Easy Online Answers for Divorcing Parents

Standard education has never been tailored to the individual. A “one size fits all” method is utilized in education, which…
How Parents’ Marriage Influences Childrens’ Choices and How Couples Therapy Can Help

How Parents’ Marriage Influences Childrens’ Choices and How Couples Therapy Can Help

Children of divorce often reflect on how their parents’ relationship has affected the way they approach relationships and marriage. However,…
Diabetes and Marriage: Does Marriage Increase Risk of Diabetes?

Diabetes and Marriage: Does Marriage Increase Risk of Diabetes?

A thought-provoking Scandinavian study regarding diabetes and marriage suggests that the risk for diabetes is influenced by the home environment,…
Chronic Illness in Marriage: Divorce is More Likely When Wives Get Sick

Chronic Illness in Marriage: Divorce is More Likely When Wives Get Sick

As unfortunate as it is, this fact is strikingly true when it comes to chronic illness in marriage: divorce is…
Does Lack of Sleep Cause Anger? Study Says Yes

Does Lack of Sleep Cause Anger? Study Says Yes

Does lack of sleep cause anger? New research shows that losing just a couple of hours of sleep can leave…
Argument With Spouse Can Worsen Pain in Osteoarthritis and Diabetes Patients

Argument With Spouse Can Worsen Pain in Osteoarthritis and Diabetes Patients

It is safe to say that arguing with your spouse or partner can cause massive amounts of stress in day-to-day…
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…
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?…
The Misconceptions about Marriage and about Being Single

The Misconceptions about Marriage and about Being Single

There can be a lot of stigma to single life, especially in Orange County, with its family-oriented values and norms.…
No Easy Online Answers for Divorcing Parents

No Easy Online Answers for Divorcing Parents

Standard education has never been tailored to the individual. A “one size fits all” method is utilized in education, which…
How Parents’ Marriage Influences Childrens’ Choices and How Couples Therapy Can Help

How Parents’ Marriage Influences Childrens’ Choices and How Couples Therapy Can Help

Children of divorce often reflect on how their parents’ relationship has affected the way they approach relationships and marriage. However,…
Diabetes and Marriage: Does Marriage Increase Risk of Diabetes?

Diabetes and Marriage: Does Marriage Increase Risk of Diabetes?

A thought-provoking Scandinavian study regarding diabetes and marriage suggests that the risk for diabetes is influenced by the home environment,…
Chronic Illness in Marriage: Divorce is More Likely When Wives Get Sick

Chronic Illness in Marriage: Divorce is More Likely When Wives Get Sick

As unfortunate as it is, this fact is strikingly true when it comes to chronic illness in marriage: divorce is…
Does Lack of Sleep Cause Anger? Study Says Yes

Does Lack of Sleep Cause Anger? Study Says Yes

Does lack of sleep cause anger? New research shows that losing just a couple of hours of sleep can leave…
Argument With Spouse Can Worsen Pain in Osteoarthritis and Diabetes Patients

Argument With Spouse Can Worsen Pain in Osteoarthritis and Diabetes Patients

It is safe to say that arguing with your spouse or partner can cause massive amounts of stress in day-to-day…
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 rely on…
Introjection: How This Defense Mechanism Affects Our Identity

Introjection: How This Defense Mechanism Affects Our Identity

Introjection is something most people learn to do from a fairly early age in order to be accepted and maintain…
The Sublimation Defense Mechanism

The Sublimation Defense Mechanism

It’s common to experience unwanted urges and negative impulses, even in happy relationships. The truly important thing is how we…
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: 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 rely on…
Introjection: How This Defense Mechanism Affects Our Identity

Introjection: How This Defense Mechanism Affects Our Identity

Introjection is something most people learn to do from a fairly early age in order to be accepted and maintain…
The Sublimation Defense Mechanism

The Sublimation Defense Mechanism

It’s common to experience unwanted urges and negative impulses, even in happy relationships. The truly important thing is how we…
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…