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3 Lessons You Learn About Love If You’ve Ever Dated An “Ice Queen”

By: Allison Petro, LMHC There's a reason why they're called "Ice Queens". Women aren't the only ones in need of dating advice due to having an emotionally detached partner. Men may also fall into the hole of getting together with women who are not available, emotionally. Dating emotionally unavailable women can be exhausting and may even leave you feeling like

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5 Ways To Break The Cycle Of Codependency In Your Relationship & Be More Independent

By: Amanda Wiegert, LMHC, NCC Set healthy boundaries and realistic expectations. Are you noticing that most of your relationships are one-sided or emotionally destructive? Do you find yourself getting involved with the same types of unhealthy relationships over and over again? If you answered "yes" to both questions above, then you may have characteristics of a codependent relationship. What is

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5 Early Warning Signs That Your New Man Is Emotionally Unavailable

By: Allison Petro, LMHC How many times have you said after a first date, "I’m in love! I've found the perfect man! He’s good looking, respectful, funny…" and the list goes on. But, after dating for some time, you are crying about the same man and your new relationship. He never listens, ignores your feelings, and only seems to want

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4 Brutal Reasons It’s So Hard To Let Go Of Someone You Love, Even If They’re Toxic

By: Amanda Wiegert, LMHC, NCC You desperately want to leave, but what's stopping you? Most of us have experienced an emotionally abusive relationship at some point in our lives. Sometimes, it is obvious to see that the relationship is toxic. Other times, toxic love sneaks up on us and, before we even realize it, we are already sucked in. Toxic

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How To Recover From An Affair & Move On With Your Life

By: Amanda Wiegert, LMHC Often times I hear people say things like, “My wedding day was one of the happiest days of my life.” We don’t marry someone with the expectation that the marriage is going to end in lies, betrayal, and infidelity. Nor do we ever imagine having to google "how to recover from an affair."  However, the harsh

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4 Signs You’re Dating Emotionally Unavailable Women

By: Allison Petro, LMHC Do you constantly wind up dating women who aren't just a little chilly, but rarely show up for you when you need them? If so, then you might be stuck in a pattern of forming toxic relationships with emotionally unavailable women. And the best dating advice for dealing with someone who's emotionally unavailable? Find someone else

Help! My Loved One Is Struggling With Addiction

By: Amanda Wiegert, LMHC, NCC In our world today, almost all of us can say that we know someone who is struggling with or has struggled in the past with an addiction. We see it on the news, on social media, and in our own communities. Recently, we learned that singer/songwriter Demi Lovato relapsed after battling with substance abuse and

3 Scary Signs You’re In A Toxic Relationship 

By Janie Lacy, LMHC If your heart and gut tells you, “This is not how relationships should be” or “This doesn’t feel safe and loving”, you have a sign from your body and higher self that you are not in a loving and healthy relationship. It’s important to trust these warnings from your gut and/or your heart — much more than

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5 Signs You Have An Unhealthy Relationship With Food

By: Amanda Wiegert , LMHC An unhealthy relationship with food can impact many areas of your life including mood, productivity, self-esteem, and relationships. You may have an idea that your views of food are somewhat skewed. But ,you may not realize how truly unhealthy your relationship with food has become. Here are 5 ways recognize if you have an unhealthy

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What To Do If You Suffered Parentification (AKA Mothering Your Mother)

By: Colleen Andre, LMHC At this point of your life it has finally dawned on you that you did not have a childhood. Instead, you suffered parentification (a process of a role reversal where a child plays the parent to themselves or to their parent). Having fun and feeling carefree as a kid was not an option for you. The question