It’s Valentine’s Day and You’re Pissed.
You’re seeing couples all over the place…Hugging, holding hands, kissing–way too much.
You’ve fallen into a rut, and you are only now realzing it!
And you may even have started, almost unconsciously acting in a way that is guaranteed to be a Relationship Killer.
What’s a Relationship Killer?
A Relationship Killer is an attitude or behavior that is almost guaranteed to nuke your relationship to kingdom Come. It’s something you do or don’t do to show your partner that they aren’t important, special or unique.
So let’s run through them..
And hey, if you want to bomb your relationship to hell, here’s the guide. Click on the picture above!
Has a therapist ever told you to give someone an ultimatum?
In this episode of Rational Animal we review an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm and the buffoonery practiced by these 2 therapists–and its devastating consequences to Larry’s marriage. Check it out!
Are You in Valentine’s Day Relationship Burnout?
Valentine’s Day looms near…
You look across the dinner table.
And there they are. Your spouse. Your live-in partner.
You study their face and their mannerisms.
No feelings. No passion. No…spark.
Let’s face it.
It’s nearly Valentine’s Day and you’re in Relationship Burnout.
Good News! There is a way out. In fact, there are 8 ways to avoid Relationship Burnout and possibly to bring your relationship back from the dead.
You just blew it.
You’ve ruined everything.
You lost the big financial deal.
Or you made a bad decision and you’ve lost the love of your life.
Or you said something rotten and lost an important relationship.
Or you did that compulsive behavior you promised you’d never do…You gambled, you over-ate, you over-sexed, you used that substance.
Or maybe you crashed the car.
Or you invested in a terrible stock.
As human beings we tend to overcompensate for errors and mistakes by committing self-torture.
The worst part of self blaming and shaming?
It actually makes us less likely to succeed at our goals.
So how do we get out of this mess?
Through the following 20 Rational Thinking and Behavioral Methods we can absolutely change our thoughts, feelings and behaviors!
Click the image above to read more…
HELP! I Just Discovered My Therapist is Just a Human Being!!! Should a Therapist be an Authority Figure or A Human Being?
As a therapist I sometimes encounter patients who come to me seeking an authority figure. Now don’t misunderstand…I have worked for several decades as a therapist, hypnotherapist and life coach, helping adults and children face difficult behaviors, thoughts and uncomfortable emotions.
As a human being however, I too have thoughts, feelings, fears vulnerabilities, sensitivities and demands. So how am I different from my clients)?
So You’re Alone on Christmas, Hannukah, Kwaanza, Ramadan. How to Get Over The Holiday Blues PART II. Behaviors that will get you through the Holidays in one piece!
So You’re Alone on Christmas, Hannukah, Kwaanza, Ramadan. How to Get Over The Holiday Blues PART II. Thoughts and attitudes that will help you reduce your sadness,,loneliness, depression or anger and get you through the Holidays in one piece!
What happens when you and your spouse, girlfriend or boyfriend doesnt have the same attitude towards planning goals and personal responsibility that you do? How can you cope when you both have different timelines for goal achievement and seem to have different value systems? Read more and find out what you can do to improve the situation!
WANT TO KNOW WHAT YOUR SEX/LOVE VALUES ARE?
One way to do this is to ask, ‘if your lover(s) were to talk about you as a lover, what would be the qualities you would want them to say you had?’ There’s no defined limit on the qualities that YOU may wish to have in your behavior but let’s look at a few that MIGHT come up:
What is the difference between a fear and a phobia?
How does having a phobia affect a person?
What are some signs of a phobia?
How can phobias be treated?
For this and more, read on!