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The Grips of Obsession

Obsession can come in many forms and in all areas of life—work, friendships, romance. There are healthy obsessions—you must finish that project. And there are unhealthy obsessions—stalking that guy you dated. The word "obsessed" is tossed around with ease these days. But what does it really mean when a thought or idea or a person absolutely can't leave your mind?

Why You Get Obsessed with Your Past

By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W.

Our pasts are always running alongside us and can take on many faces.
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Caught in the Crosshairs of Obsessive Anger

By Bill Eddy LCSW, JD

5 Tips for dealing with their misplaced anger.
Obsessive Posting Is A Result Of Obsessive Following

When Social Media Use Becomes Unhealthy

By Peggy Drexler Ph.D.

The problem isn't oversharing, it's overfollowing.
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The Exes Who Can't Let Go

By Joni E Johnston Psy.D.

The obsessive ex, love, and murder.