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Why Am I So Clingy? The Psychology Behind It + 6 Steps To Heal, From Therapists

"Clinginess" is actually rooted in attachment issues.

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8 Types Of Friends You Need In Your Life (+ 5 Types To Avoid)

Different friends serve different purposes in our lives, and that's OK.

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This Is Why Some People Stay In Toxic Relationships, From A Therapist

Too much hope can be a dangerous thing.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Forgive & Forget

A must-read for anyone holding on to something.

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How To Deal When Your Partner Is Cold & Has No Empathy

Here's how you can support one another.

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10 Signs You're Dating A Psychopath

Don't panic. Here's what to do.

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12 Ways We All Contribute To Rape Culture Without Realizing It

Rape culture is a deeply ingrained societal issue that combines obvious problems with more subtle ones.

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7 Ways To Spot A Psychopath

They're the co-worker, friend, ex, or family member who makes your brain hurt.

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Is Cuffing Season A Real Thing? 5 Things Experts Want You To Know

As the weather gets colder and the days get darker, people look for comfort in a lot of ways.

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7 Signs Your Relationship Is Abusive (Even If There's No Physical Violence)

If there's no physical evidence, it's hard to claim abuse. That doesn't mean it's not happening. These are some of the things...

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The Most Dangerous Narcissist You'll Ever Meet

If someone's dogma makes you feel trapped and judged rather than liberated, then it does not serve you.

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5 Signs You're Dating An Avoidant + What To Do About It

Is there hope for the avoidant? Here's what you need to know about people with avoidant attachment styles.

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5 Ways To Lovingly Detach + Release Relationships That No Longer Serve You

"Most people seem to believe that if a relationship doesn't last until death, it's a failure. But the only relationship that's...

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19 Signs You're In A Toxic Relationship & What To Do About It

What is a toxic relationship, really? And more importantly, what can be done about it? 

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What It's Really Like To Break Up With A Narcissist

It can get a little complicated.

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The Insidious Type Of Sexual Abuse You Might Be Ignoring

Covert incest survivors typically display the same adult-life symptoms and consequences as victims of overt sex abuse.

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Are You In Love, Or Are You Emotionally Dependent?

Sometimes we think we're "in love" when we're really "in need."

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10 Times When Jealousy Is Actually Healthy In A Relationship

Jealousy is normal and can even be good for your relationship.

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How To Leave A Partner Who's Bad For You

Honesty is key.

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Why We Sabotage Relationships With People Who Treat Us Well

Sometimes we get in the way of our happiness.

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How To Rebuild Relationship Trust (& Trust In Yourself) Again

Look within yourself and your relationship to start the rebuilding process.

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How To Recover From A Relationship With A Narcissist

Step 1: Defuse your fear.

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If "Daddy Issues" Are Affecting Your Relationships, Read This

Alternative ways of thinking to create healthier, happier, and more fulfilling relationships.

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The One Thing You Should Do Before Breaking Up With Someone, From Therapists

Most of us skip over this step.

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24 Defense Mechanisms We Use In Relationships, According to Therapists

Are you using a defense mechanism to avoid letting people in?

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I'm A Couples Therapist & This Is The Single Most Important Love Lesson I Teach

Not enough people talk about this, and yet it's at the heart of nearly every unhealthy relationship dynamic.

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One In 5 People Has This Unhealthy Relationship "Personality Type" — Do You?

Are you always worried about your partners leaving you? Read this.

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There Are 4 Types Of Cheating In Relationships: Are You Guilty Of Any Of These?

Cheating is very subjective, but there are a few categories of behavior that may cross the line.

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