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Pathological Liars: 5 Tips on How To Protect Yourself

Pathological Liars: 5 Tips on How To Protect Yourself

Pathological lying is something most people would rather not talk about. Why? Because it is a complicated subject that even most people cannot understand or even explain. Do you know someone who tends to lie often about any and everything? Have you caught them in […]

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5 Ways To Ensure Your Holiday Season Is Meaningful

5 Ways To Ensure Your Holiday Season Is Meaningful

How do you typically spend your holiday season? Do you spend it alone or with many other people? What do you often look forward to? The family, food, holiday music, holiday parties, time off from work, snow, decorations, the football games and parades, and the […]

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Pathological Liars: Do you know who they are?

Pathological Liars: Do you know who they are?

Pathological liars are very difficult to live with. Their even more difficult to encourage to get treatment. Why? Because many pathological liars struggle with seeing why they need help, and the reasons for lying are often complex. Think back to an age in which you […]

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5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Emotional Vampires

5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Emotional Vampires

  Narcissism is a bigger problem than we realize. As a result, it’s important to understand how to protect yourself from individuals who are incapable of being reciprocal and understanding of your feelings and needs. A few things you can do to protect yourself include but […]

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5 Ways to Make Therapy Worth Your Time

5 Ways to Make Therapy Worth Your Time

Therapy can be complicated for both client and therapist. It’s difficult to determine when you should leave or how long you should stay. This week I discussed 15 ways to make therapy worth your energy. Read the rest of this article on my sister-site: PsychCentral.com.  […]

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Traumatic Bonding: Understanding Child Abuse

Traumatic Bonding: Understanding Child Abuse

Traumatic bonding, as the author calls it, is an experiencing of both positive and extreme negatives from an abusive parent. In cases that involve trauma and abuse at the hands of a parent, a child can become almost co-dependent. What do you know about child abuse? […]

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