Emotional Detachment and Ambivalence
Fear of Obligation Ambivalence is the experience of having simultaneous conflicting thoughts and feelings. In the case of...
Cultivating Self-Love and Compassion
Gardeners of Our Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors Some people find it hard to know where to start when...
Abandonment And Controlling Behavior
Protecting Against the Dreaded Outcome of Abandonment We have written about how people who were abandoned in childhood...
Cutting Through The Vicious Cycle Of Addiction
The Attempt to Reduce Unwanted States of Being The vicious cycle of addiction lies in the fact that...
The Paradox Of Abandonment
Increasing Intimacy People who were abandoned by primary caregivers in childhood face certain challenges when it comes to...
The Veiled Language Of Abuse
Embedded Message of Unworthiness and Unlovability Whatever visible form abuse may take, the embedded message which sooner or...
Moving on in a Healthy Way
The Nature of Existence is Impermanence Given that the nature of existence in general and human existence in...
Grieving Secondary Losses
Loss Produces Grief Any significant loss will produce grief. Whatever the main object of that grief is can...
Helping Someone With Emotional Detachment Confront The Void
Nothing Wrong With the Emotional Apparatus Most people struggling with emotional detachment don’t seek out help on their...
Getting Through The Rocky Periods Of Life
Challenging The Non-Change Bias Life is full of ups and downs but many of us fall into what...
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