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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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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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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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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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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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The Interdependent Relationship: Letting go of Codependence and Extreme Independence

Our culture praises independence. We are taught to be strong, never reveal weakness, and above all never rely on others. In theory this approach works great. Never open up to anyone, never rely on anyone, and never get hurt. But this belief has led to one of the most isolated and disconnected cultures to ever […] Read more…

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How To Cage Your Relationshipzilla

I am sure that you would consider yourself a rational and sane person. Well, most days. Have you ever wondered how you can go from a normal rational person to a relationshipzilla in about 60 seconds flat? Relationshipzilla is loosely defined as that monster that rears its head anytime we feel our relationship is in […] Read more…

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