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5 Tips to Being Happily Single

Have you experienced a recent breakup, been single for quite some time, or just have had bad luck in love? Well, good news there is a joy in being single. Despite popular belief being single is not the modern day leprosy where you are outcast from the city limits, and being single most definitely does […] Read more…

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Break Ups, Hope, and Learning to Let Go

Terminating an attachment to someone we love is one of the most painful experiences we will undergo as humans. You all know what I am talking about—the dreaded breakup. If I ask you to think back, you can likely tell me about each breakup you have endured and how it has shaped your life. Even […] Read more…

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How to Get Close to the Avoidant/Dismissive Attachment Style

I like to keep an eye on the Google search terms that lead readers to my blog. One of the questions that many of you ask is “how to get close to a dismissive/avoidant attachment style?” or “how do I get a dismissive/avoidant attachment style to fall in love?” I have never tackled this question […] Read more…

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Soul Mates: Real or Imaginary Creatures?

I was shaped significantly, as we all are, by my parents’ relationship. Their marriage, although not perfect, seemed to be filled with love, commitment, and a deep abiding respect for each other as individuals. My parents would often refer to themselves as soul mates. With my young, simplistic view of the world, I made it […] Read more…

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5 Common Relationship Thought Traps Faced by the Anxious Attachment Style

If you are living and breathing, chances are you get caught in a thought trap every once in a while. No one is completely immune. We can however become more aware and identify these unhelpful ways of thinking. Thought traps, also known as cognitive distortions, are ways that our minds convince us of something that […] Read more…

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How to Stay Sane Waiting for Him to Call

This article was originally written for drwendywalsh.com You had a great first date (or two) and think you hit it off. There has been a bit of contact since your date and you are waiting to see if things are going to progress. The uncertainty leaves you feeling powerless—like you have no control over the […] Read more…