Life provides turning points of many kinds, but the most powerful of all may be character-revealing moments.
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Rescuing women and men from the quicksand of difficult relationships.
Harriet Lerner Ph.D.
Are you phobic or merely terrified? Know the difference.
There is no quick fix to moving on from emotional pain and regrets of the past. But taking one of these two steps will help.
Does your appearance hold you back in love and life?
Consider this invisible culprit behind your poor memory and brain lock.
Don't let the Happiness Cops make you feel ashamed and inadequate about your honest suffering.
These are the 4 things that we can all agree on. Don't ever forget them.
These 9 surprising talking tips will to help you get through to a difficult person or group.
Here's the big, secret struggle that many men have on the home front.
If you're bored with your partner or marriage, here's life-saving advice.
Before you confront a person who has hurt or betrayed you, please read this!
Consider these six tips to avoid marrying your future-ex husband. Pass them on to your daughter.
Here's my list of nine simple things that give any relationship the best chance of happiness.
Pick two of these five new things to try on Valentines Day. You have nothing to lose but the status quo.
I want to share a gaslighting communication that I will never forget—never mind that it happened decades ago.
We judge change as good or bad. Here's why we can’t know for sure.
The best resolution for your life, in a word — well, two words.
Have you noticed that the public apologies making headlines these days are empty, vague, minimizing, obfuscating, and self-serving?
A short blog on an unexpected apology from a bike thief.
Sometimes you can move past a fear quickly, if you are willing to act.
I confess to still finding it very difficult to follow my own advice on this.
Want to heal things with your sister? Here's what NOT to do.
Encouraging forgiveness can leave the hurt party feeling emotionally unsteady and betrayed all over again.
Here are the two most healing words in the English language--and why.
Dealing with unfair criticism? Here’s what decades of studying relationships has taught me.
Let's de-code the most brain-scrambling apology of them all.
Here's the two-letter word that means you've given or received a bad apology.
Questioning ourselves for being “oversensitive” is a common way that women disqualify our legitimate anger and hurt.
Here's why the person who hurt and betrayed you won't get it and feels no remorse.
Here's how to de-code those relationship-busting apologies in love and work.
We're wired to muck up the apology. Take this #1 apology challenge.
Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., is the author of many books, including the New York Times bestseller, The Dance of Anger, and Why Won't You Apologize: Healing Big Betrayals and Everyday Hurts.