What Is Trauma Bonding and How to Cope
July 21, 2021
By Wesley Gallagher If you’ve ever known someone who was in an abusive relationship, you’ve probably found yourself wondering, Why doesn’t she just leave? Clearly, the relationship is unhealthy — poss...
Treating Trauma with Psychodrama
June 28, 2021
By Beau Black We need to feel our feelings in order to translate them into words, elevate them to a conscious level, and think about them. Psychodrama is a therapeutic approach that can be used effect...
Moms in Recovery: How to Overcome Shame and Repair Relationships
May 5, 2021
For anyone who has struggled with addiction, wrestling with feelings of shame over the past is often part of the journey. And for moms in recovery, there’s an added layer of guilt that can be particul...
How Trauma From Sexual Assault Affects Emotional and Mental Health
April 20, 2021
It’s shocking just how common sexual violence is. In the United States alone, nearly one in five women have been raped or experienced an attempted sexual assault in their lifetime, according to the Ce...
What Makes Relationships Addictive?
March 23, 2021
If you ever need a reminder of the high premium placed upon love and romantic relationships, you’re only a few clicks away. There are entire television networks dedicated to happily ever afters. The m...
Are Dating Apps and Dating TV Shows Impacting Real Relationships?
February 2, 2021
By Christa Banister Swiping right or left. Slipping into someone’s DMs. Complete strangers getting married in three months or less on 90 Day Fiancé. Those “coveted” roses handed out from the bachelor ...