Just like women’s, men’s mental health issues are heavily influenced by historical, economical, political, and cultural factors. Emotional suffering or psychological pain is often made worse by keeping the struggles in. This silence almost always creates disconnection in relationships and creates isolation. However, boys and men have often been socialized to figure problems out by themselves, or … [Read more...] about 6 Common Reasons Men Seek Therapy
Here is What You Need to Know Can you be talked into changing? Think about a “bad habit” you have had difficulty changing. Now please consider how likely are you to change your habit, why or why not, and what would help you to make the change? Resist your righting reflex Righting reflex is a natural urge to fix a problem, an instinct to correct the wrongdoing. Your intention is to fix your … [Read more...] about Are You Struggling to Change a Bad Habit?
Statistics may vary but according to one of the most recent studies, as many as 37% of married men and 20% of married women have been unfaithful. In the United States, 1 in every 2.7 couples – more than 21 million – is touched by infidelity. Statistics only help you to consider that affairs are common, and you are not alone. Here are a few things to keep in mind before starting couples therapy to … [Read more...] about Three Stages of Healing After an Affair – What happens in couples therapy?
Most American families (67%) do not eat dinner together regularly, and of the 1/3 who do, half of these have the television on during dinner (Retrieved from The Intentional Family, Bill Doherty). Consider this fact and the fact that many couples do not make time to be together. Is it your fault? Absolutely not! Life is busy. Your to-do list is often endless, and your priorities always change. … [Read more...] about Feeling Disconnected with Your Partner? 5 Essential Rituals of Connection That Will Improve Your Relationship
“This is just how I am when I’m in a relationship.” No, struggling with a relationship problem, such as feeling insecure in your romantic relationships, can be caused by an adult attachment style you have. Adult attachment styles are characterized by the behavior that you exhibit when your relationship is threatened. Some of these behaviors can be experiencing constant self-doubt and low … [Read more...] about Feeling Insecure in Your Relationships Your Adult Attachment Style Plays a Big Role and Here is Why
Longing for a felt sense of connection is a primary need for human beings. It’s like oxygen, we all need to feel connected. This need for connection becomes more of a priority when you feel uncertain, overwhelmed by life, threatened, not balanced, or not in control. That being said, this need is there all the time. At first glance, attachment is a theory about what happens when you are upset, … [Read more...] about How Working with an Attachment-Oriented Therapist Can Benefit You