Posts made in December, 2018

Depression Around The Holiday Season

Posted by on Dec 4, 2018 in Alienation, Couples & Family, Depression, Emotional Abuse, Substance Abuse | 0 comments

Depression Around The Holiday Season

(As seen in Anton Media November 2018) The holidays aren’t merry and bright for all of us. Clinical data has shown this time of year to be associated with an increase in certain types of psychopathology such as dysphoric moods and alcohol-related fatalities. Depression may occur at any time of the year, but the heightened social interactions, or lack thereof, during the holiday months of November and December may cause even those who are normally content to experience loneliness and a lack of fulfillment.   Isolation Social isolation is one of the biggest predictors of depression,...

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The Role of Anger in Abusive Relationships

Posted by on Dec 4, 2018 in Couples & Family, Divorce, Emotional Abuse, Marriage, Narcissism | 0 comments

The Role of Anger in Abusive Relationships

(As seen in Anton Media November 2018) Many people think that anger management is about learning to suppress your anger. The true goal should be to understand the message behind these feelings and to express them in a healthy way without losing control. The person who can do that will feel better, be more likely to have their needs met, be better able to manage conflict in their life and will strengthen their relationships. However, in abusive relationships anger isn’t the real problem.   If you are involved with someone who has an anger problem, you likely feel like you’re constantly...

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