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Couples & Conflicts

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A Good Argument Has Its Up Side – But Only If We Fight Fairly All couples argue. This is a normal and expected part of any relationship. Of course, some relationship experts say that arguing is healthy, while others say beware. While an occasional argument might be unavoidable and can even ultimately clarify boundaries within the relationship, a pattern of …

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Building Intimacy- Part 4

Successful Marriages, San Diego Couples Therapy

THE ABILITY TO TRUST It is difficult to achieve intimacy in a relationship unless we have the ability to trust. We tend to focus on other people when we think about trust – that is, we might ask, who out there can be trusted and who cannot? But it may be more helpful to look inside and to think about …

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Building Intimacy- Part 3

Successful Marriages, San Diego Couples Therapy

Couples & Intimacy A number of research studies have shown persuasively that people in intimate relationships live longer and happier lives than those who are not. For example, we know that people in marriages or other committed relationships live longer than people who are single. In one classic study researchers found that 95 percent of people who described their parents …

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Building Intimacy – Part 2

Building intimacy

Each person seems to understand the intimate experience in his or her own way. In a sense it takes a journey of personal discovery to learn how to share intimacy with another person. Here are some guidelines that may help to define that journey– Know Your Self: Get in touch with your own private experiences. In our stressed-out world this …

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Building Intimacy In Your Relationship

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Many people search for that special intimacy in their relationship. Some of us search our entire lives for a feeling of oneness with another person. It’s hard to describe, really, what we search for, but we know it when we finally achieve it. Maybe we tire of that dark feeling of being ultimately alone as we struggle through life. If …

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Successful Marriage

Successful Marriage, San Diego Couples Therapy

A successful marriage can only happen if first and foremost, the husband and wife are friends. Romance is great, but it fades in and out; so don’t depend on that to keep you together. This perspective contradicts the popular notion that says couples need to be “soul mates,” “in love,” or even “compatible” before marrying. Such sentimental talk ignores the …

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Screening Children for Depression

San Diego Child Therapy

Screening Children for Depression at Age 12 The US preventive Services Task Force recently released their recommendation for screening children for depression starting at the age of 12. This recommendation was previously made in 2009 and as in 2009, the task force continued to conclude that they don’t have enough evidence to recommend the same screening for children 11 and …

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Conflicts & Couples

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As long as relationships exist, conflicts and disagreements will always be part of them. As soon as you put two human beings together, you have two cultures, two backgrounds, two frame of reference, two mindset, two families of origin, two ways of doing things etc.. Conflicts and disagreements are unavoidable. Depending of the family of origin and even the culture …

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Passive-Aggressive Partner- Part 4

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HOW DO YOU DEAL WITH A PASSIVE-AGGRESSIVE PARTNER Depending on the nature of your relationship and your values, you ultimately have two choices in dealing with a passive-aggressive partner. You can either repair the relationship or you can end it, and of course the former is usually the preferred option. Here are some tips to follow in containing passive-aggression: 1- …

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Passive-Aggressive Partner – Part 3

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What Is The Behavior of a Passive-Aggressive Person? Here are some of the obvious ways in which a person express anger or aggression passively. (Of course, a passive-aggressive person will display some of these behaviors only part of the time and some of them may not apply at all.) Lateness and Forgetfulness: One of the traits of passive-aggressive behavior most …

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