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Gaslighting and Marital Conflict

What is Gaslighting? Gaslighting is a less subtle form of emotional abuse that seeks to control a partner through a pattern of over the top criticism and reality distortion. The term “Gaslighting”

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Stay Stuck in Couples Therapy in 11 Easy Steps

Couples Therapy is for Chumps. Stay Stuck Instead. You want to stay stuck in couples therapy but you don’t know how? Let’s face it. Couples Therapy is just a giant pain in the ass. They flat

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Borderlines in Couples Therapy

Borderlines in couples therapy can be very challenging. Many couples therapists dread working with clients suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder. Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is an unfortunately

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Emotional Abuse and Marital Conflict

A Working Definition of Emotional Abuse Emotional abuse is not the same thing as Domestic Violence. I think of emotional abuse as a combination of two of the Four Horsemen (Contempt and Criticism) standing

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Borderline Personality Disorder and Marital Conflict

What is Borderline Personality Disorder? Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a severe personality disorder that is characterized by a failure to self-regulate and effectively handle strong emotions. 

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