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Happy 1st Birthday TLC: The Year in Review and A Big Announcement

Hello Friends October marks TLC’s one year birthday! Can you imagine? A year already! What better way to celebrate a birthday, than to take a quick walk down memory lane to revisit the amazing milestones of the past year. Don’t worry, I said quick 😉 For those who have been following since the beginning, you […] 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 Can I Change My Partner’s Behaviour?

You have been incessantly fighting with your partner and you’ve had it. Turning to Google to understand the problem, you type in “how do I change my partner” and hit enter. You weed your way through all the superficial relationship advice telling you how to play games and manipulate your lover, and find your way […] Read more…

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Are You Trying to Out Run the “Loneliness Hangover”?

You are home alone on a Friday night. You have no plans so you get into your sweats, sit down in front of your TV with your junk food, and start the lengthy process of trying to find something to watch on Netflix. While awaiting for the first episode of your TV binge to load, […] Read more…

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The Great Love Debate Toronto: August 1st 2014

Hey friends, I just wanted to let you know about an exciting event called The Great Love Debate coming to Toronto on August 1st. I am very excited to be a part of the expert panel that will engage in an interactive town hall discussion to debate dating topics and ultimately try to answer the […] Read more…

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Introducing The Love Reset

Junk food is an epidemic in our culture. Fast, convenient and accessible food has completely altered our diet. This has resulted in a counterculture healthy food movement. Many detoxes, diets (not the weight loss fade type), and alternative eating lifestyles have emerged out of a need to nourish our physical bodies. Webster’s dictionary defines junk […] 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…

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What Attachment Style is The Bachelorette’s Andi Dorfman?

This article was originally written for http://www.scienceofrelationships.com So I have a confession to make, and you have to promise not to judge me. I am totally “fangirling” over the current Bachelorette Andi Dorfman. There is something remarkable about her, and whatever it is generating some polarizing opinions. Oh, and did I mention that Andi was […] Read more…

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Is There Hope for the Insecurely Attached?

This article was originally written for http://www.scienceofrelationships.com I can recall the specific day that sparked my endless pursuit to understand attachment and relationships. I was sitting in an undergraduate class lecture when my professor introduced the concept of attachment styles (read more about attachment styles here). I was so intrigued. The professor explained that roughly 50-60% of the […] Read more…

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The Difference Between a Relationship Need and Want

Often times we confuse what we require and what we desire in relationships. We make a list of all the important traits we want in a partner, with very little concept of what we really need in our relationships. Our lists often include items about physical appearance, the level of income or career, and may […] Read more…

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