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Sex And Relationships

Codependency is an Attachment Issue

Aude Castagna, MFT explores the reasons people can be compulsive pleasers and caretakers, even in the face of toxic behaviors and to their own detriment.  She offers some guidance around how to start the process of change.   We start Life as helpless infants totally...

Couples: Virus Fear vs. Virus Fatigue

Summer is here.  The warm weather beckons.  He wants to get together with a big group for a BBQ in someone’s yard and not worry about wearing masks or if the party spills inside.  She feels strongly about maintaining 6 ft distance from others, wearing face coverings...

Now is the Time to Strengthen Your Marriage, Here are 14 Ways

This is a very hard time; our emotional health and physical well-being are being challenged in pandemic life.  We are trying to figure out how to be safe, care for our children and for many, assure even basic survival needs are met like income to pay for food and...
How Will You Be Different?

How Will You Be Different?

As the weeks cascade into months of avoidance of our human kind to save lives, new norms are settling in.  How strange to think that not so long ago seeing people with their faces covered by masks...

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Relationships in Quarantine

Relationships in Quarantine

The coronavirus pandemic and ensuing isolation people find themselves in will put many relationships to the test.  In normal circumstances, time spent in “togetherness” is a goal and hallmark of a...

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Affair Recovery for the Betrayed Partner

Affair Recovery for the Betrayed Partner

Richard Nicastro, Phd, digs into the painful experience of being betrayed in an intimate relationship, offering insights into how to move into a space of self-care and compassion.   An emotional...

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Rock Solid Marriage

Rock Solid Marriage

If you’re married, you’ve probably figured out that marriage isn’t always easy.  And it’s not supposed to be.  Like anything, time comes with changes; shifts within the individual, relationship...

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A Closer Look at Narcissism

A Closer Look at Narcissism

Richard Nicastro, PhD, digs deeper into narcissism; the differences between a label and actual diagnosis and the pain of loving a narcissist.   Narcissism has been getting a lot of attention lately...

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