Loneliness is a complex problem of epidemic proportions, affecting millions from all walks of life.
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Jill P. Weber Ph.D.
Here are 4 ways to assess if your past romantic trauma is getting triggered in your current relationship and how to start processing the original trauma.
If you find yourself truly unable to move on after your breakup or divorce, the hit to your self-esteem may be keeping your grief process stuck in first gear.
Breaking up and divorce often bring on a fear in the broken-hearted that an ex will go forward to be amazing, while you just get sucked into the abyss.
Learning how to cope with anxiety is an important part of growing up. Here are a few ways to help mitigate teenage angst.
There is far greater risk in holding onto unhappy relationships that do not meet an individual’s needs than there is in moving on. Five reasons fear of failure keeps people stuck.
Many partner up for the long term, and even marry and have families together, and yet all along the relationship misses one important quality — intimacy.
Why is it that some people can date with ease and authenticity while others feel awkward and inhibited? Here are 5 habits of successful daters.
Generally these four factors cause people to eventually break up, divorce, or stay miserably together.
Before willing and criticizing yourself to have confidence, start first by developing a new relationship with yourself. Here are four ways to start talking yourself to self-esteem.
Coupling up and committing can bring enormous joy and wellbeing. When done poorly however, what once felt like closeness can easily turn toxic. Here are four traps to avoid.
Healthfully letting go brings self-knowledge and psychological wellbeing. Here are a few common ways that people inadvertently sabotage their breakups and divorces.
When one or both members of a romantic union feel positively about themselves romantic bliss becomes less elusive. Here are 4 ways to work on your self-esteem in your relationship.
If you're experiencing a toxic relationship, then you likely move in and out of a state of denial about how unhealthy it truly is. Here are 4 ways to overcome toxic love.
Instead of self-criticism, use an agonizing breakup or divorce to grow and to better know what to look for (and look out for) the next time around. Here are four ways.
A wound that never heals repeatedly gets re-injured, leaving a person to feel entirely powerless. Ask yourself these 3 questions to begin escaping the toxic jealousy spiral.
If a pattern of toxic love describes your relationship, there is a way out of this spiral. Here are four signs that suggest your relationship very well may be toxic.
The pain of ending a meaningful relationship can be so great that many go back again and again to the same partner. Here are four ways to stop the break up-make up cycle.
Here are 5 ways to NOT react when you discover your partner is cheating on you.
How a person manages the news that their beloved, romantic partner no longer desires a relationship with them determines how quickly and how healthfully they recover.
Let’s face it: Humans are always judging each other. Here are four ways to stop living in fear of judgment.
A person becomes an accomplice in their own dissatisfaction when they always settle for less than what they want.
If you have been unhappy in your relationship and if you have tried to work through your unhappiness with your partner but to no avail, allow yourself to do what needs to be done.
Here are five ways anyone can make themselves more attractive in relationships.
This is the single best way to accelerate the healing process after a break up or divorce.
As invisible and alone as you may feel, take this opportunity to declare, first to yourself and then to others, that you are committed to becoming fully engaged in life.
Try these four ways to cope with your breakup blindside. They'll make the unreal real and help you avoid being blindsided again in the future.
If you struggle with self-esteem, you likely, repeatedly hit the same roadblocks within yourself and feel at a loss for improving your situation. There's a way out of this spiral.
It’s a sad reality that people who haven’t been loved adequately in childhood are often loved inadequately in adulthood. There's a way to break this pattern.
Don't fall prey to these misconceptions about what you should be doing to grieve the loss of your marriage or long-term relationship.
Many people I talk to want to know how to best manage the psychology of divorce. Direct your attention on these four key areas—financial, parental, emotional and social.
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D., is the author of Having Sex, Wanting Intimacy—Why Women Settle for One-Sided relationships.