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Relationships: Are we Responsible for the Feelings of Others?

We expect those in our closest relationships, our family and our friends, to care about us and how we feel. But do we have a right to expect that they will be responsible for our feelings? And what does that … Continue reading

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Got The Holiday Blues?

Do you enjoy Christmas? It can be such a wonderful time, when many take time out from work to be with family and friends. It’s a time for children, with the magic of Santa Claus such a huge event in … Continue reading

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Acceptance as the Key to Change

Often we see things about ourselves that we don’t like, and try to change, correct or improve them. Sometimes, we have learned growing up that our behaviour, looks or manner won’t be acceptable to others. We may have decided it … Continue reading

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Dealing With Difficult Feelings

Sometimes strong feelings can well up, and it can seem that they might take over, leaving us finding it difficult to function in our lives. If this happens to you, there are many things you can do to help yourself. … Continue reading

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Two People

Princess Diana caught the hearts of many when she said, “There were three people in this marriage from the start.” Anyone who had ever lived with someone whose attention was focussed elsewhere was able to relate to the comment. It … Continue reading

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Relationship Contracts

In every relationship and in every interaction of every relationship there is a contract. Sometimes the terms of the contract are explicit, sometimes they are not. Whether made clear or not, each party brings to the relationship their idea of … Continue reading

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Body Wars

Sometimes when our bodies let us down, through illness or as a result of an accident, it can feel as if we are at war with ourselves. But are they really the enemies they seem to be? Sometimes, we can … Continue reading

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