We live in a world of technology, social media and dating apps, a world where meeting someone organically feels like something from history books. In an effort to quell one’s loneliness or to feel proactive in the search for a partner, online dating has become commonplace. However, studies have shown that dating apps can have
There are many issues that arise over a lifetime for which we may need assistance from a mental health counselor in working through. We are social creatures, but we can get lost or trapped in our own thoughts. This is when we need a trusted someone to help us see ourselves in a new way.
Toxic Traits A toxic relationship can leave you feeling mentally or physically exhausted and insecure. It is usually the topic that men are the toxic ones, but toxicity has no gender. Being the one in the toxic relationship makes it difficult to view the red flags. We get fixated on the months and years spent
A strong, close, trusting, stable, and loving relationship is the goal in life. Our first source of love comes from our own families. We learn what love is by watching our parents and we take what we learn with us in life. When we start dating to marriage, our learned traits come into play with
There are different techniques you can use to find a place of forgiveness when you have experienced betrayal. Consider each method and find the combination that works best for you. The hurt you have suffered may make a difference. Certainly, it is more difficult to forgive a spouse for years of infidelity than it is
Spiritual counseling goes beyond traditional forms of psychotherapy by tapping into the importance of religion or spirituality within a person’s life. It aims to integrate standard therapy techniques with religious/spiritual practices and wisdom. Typically, spiritual counseling is practiced by a licensed healthcare professional, a psychologist, social worker or nurse who has pursued additional training. Many
Emotional Intimacy seems simple and straight forward, but can be surprisingly elusive. Emotional intimacy can vary greatly from couple to couple, person to person and from one time to another. Emotional intimacy is the perception of closeness. Emotionally intimate couples have a shared expectation of understanding, affirmation and sharing of personal feelings and bonding.