Getting a divorce is never pleasant, even when you call it “conscious uncoupling,” the way Gwyneth Paltrow did a couple of weeks ago when she announced that she and her husband were caput.
Gym is to physical workout as therapy is to emotional workout. If you remember SAT analogies, you will recognize the title of this blog post as one.
While it may be true that parents aren’t put on this earth to make their children happy for most of a child’s life, for the first year and sometimes longer, that is exactly what parents are put on this earth to do.
Last week the news was flooded with stories about Rachel Canning. If you missed it, she is the 18 year-old New Jersey girl who moved out of her parents’ house and then sued them for child support and access to a college fund she believed belonged to her.
People often jokingly describe themselves as “schizo” when they have opposing feelings about a single thing simultaneously, or can’t make up their mind.
Psychotherapy is not just for people who have “problems.” Psychotherapy is also for people who want to be masters of their emotional universe.
Having heard someone wonder if they were turning their child gay, I decided to address the question. Can I make my kid gay?
The first thing you have to ask yourself when you wonder why you can’t find a satisfying relationship is, “Am I satisfied with myself?”
There are some fundamental things you want to consider when you are trying to come up with reasons why your relationship isn’t working.
Many people believe that long lost childhood experiences have no bearing on their mental health as adults. I can’t count the number of times I have heard someone say that their childhood was fine and that they are “happy with what my parents taught me.” On the other hand, I can count on zero fingers the number of people who are completely happy with all their behavior.