Many women identify anger as a reason they are seeking therapy. They feel angry and they don't like it. In reality, anger is not the problem, it's the way our anger plays out that usually bothers us. Are we yelling at our kids? Boiling over toward a spouse? Avoiding, becoming distant, shutting down, etc.? Read More
The gnawing in the pit of your stomach, the feeling of just barely being able to go through the motions of your day, the heavy weight pressing on your chest that you can only escape through sleep. If you've experienced a betrayal in your relationship, these may sound familiar. Read More
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Have you asked yourself, "Do I need therapy after a breakup?"
These four tips can help you deal with the pain.
Acknowledge your pain. People wanting to help say, “They were the wrong one anyway,” or “You’re better off.” These kind of comments are dismissive of your feelings. You can give yourself permission to feel the disappointment, anger, and sadness that occur with a relationship ending. Don’t feel like you have to brush your relationship, or your feelings, off right away.