Running From Responsibility
At the superficial level the reason people shirk responsibility is that responsibility implies hard work and implies the...
Expecting a Partner to Fulfill a Role
One of the big blindspots in romantic relationships, and the hidden reason so many of them don’t work...
Narrative Therapy For Emotional Detachment
While emotional detachment is a defense mechanism taken to reduce feelings of helplessness in a hostile world, partners...
Emotional Detachment and Not Caring
The commonly held belief is that those with emotional detachment don’t care about much of anything, that they...
Common Rationalizations of Emotional Detachment
When we understand that longstanding patterns of maladaptive behavior usually serve vital psychological and emotional functions despite their...
Emotional Detachment and Approaching Conflict in Relationships
Since emotional detachment as a life solution is about withdrawing from people and the world in order to...
When we feel that we’ve been wronged the instinct is to seek revenge, to punish the perpetrator for...
The Time to Self-Actualize is Now
“You have an appointment with life, and that appointment is in the present moment. If you miss the...
Improving a Distressed Relationship
Actively Questioning Taken For Granted Biases Improving a distressed relationship starts with actively questioning the taken for granted...
A Global Conclusion Based on a Specific Example Overgeneralizing is a common faulty thinking pattern where we draw...
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