Posts Tagged "Relationships"

Emotionally Abusive Relationships

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in Anxiety, Couples & Family, Depression, Emotional Abuse | 0 comments

Emotionally Abusive Relationships

By Jeremy Skow, LMHC, CASAC, MBA           If you’ve ever been in an abusive relationship, you know how easy it is to get caught in its web. It often starts out with a simple suggestion like, “Do you think that outfit is the best choice for the party later?” “Why don’t you try ordering a salad.” or “You should get a real job and stop the nonsense about making it as an artist.”        At first, you take these suggestions as constructive criticism; a reflection of love and concern for you. After all, the comments may not be far off base and you don’t want to appear unappreciative or defensive....

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Healing A Relationship After An Affair

Posted by on Jan 3, 2016 in Couples & Family | 0 comments

Healing A Relationship After An Affair

Healing A Relationship After An Affair (As Seen In Anton News Publications December 9th – 15th, 2015)           Many consider Infidelity to be the ultimate betrayal, one that often leads to a break-up. However some of us may still have feelings for their partner and, depending on the circumstances, may want to try and keep the relationship going. Deciding to remain together is a huge step. The betrayed person may find this choice feeling like a good idea at times and too difficult or painful at others. Be that as it may, if both parties are committed to it, trust can be rebuilt and...

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Married To Your Best Friend; Tips On Staying Happy ‘Until Death Do Us Part’

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in Couples & Family | 0 comments

Married To Your Best Friend; Tips On Staying Happy ‘Until Death Do Us Part’

(As Seen In Anton News Publications For Week Of February 4 – 10, 2015)      Early dating can be passionate and exciting. There may be long, sweet kisses. There may be long-stemmed roses. There may be intensely romantic nights that take our breath away. It’s the ‘honeymoon phase’. We may currently be savoring the embrace of our honeymoon or perhaps reminiscing about the nights we stayed up laughing until the sun came up. Sadly this ardor doesn’t last forever. It wouldn’t be called a phase if it did, right? So what then is the secret to maintaining long-term happiness? We maintain our...

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