No one feels good about being rejected. Does being rejected define how you think of yourself?
Do you have the “baby blues”? Or might it be a more serious problem, postpartum depression? Help is available, even if you can’t get out.
Your relationship with your beloved pet is special and deep, and when that relationship ends because your pet has died, it can feel as though your loneliness knows no bounds.
The discovery of cheating creates a whirlwind of emotions; anger, betrayal, confusion and fear are just a few. Don’t throw your relationship away without making the effort to save it; get quality couples counseling from a professional experienced in helping people deal.
Although it is difficult to accept, we learn more from pain than from pleasure. Emotional pain gives us important information about our relationships, allowing us to make choices and changes.
Grief and loss are experienced throughout life. Reactions to losses of many kinds – death of a loved one included – progress through stages. There are some ways to assist that progress, or professional help may be needed.
Many people hesitate to get needed help because they feel that getting counseling/psychotherapy means they are crazy, and they feel ashamed. Needing help with relationships or mood is no more shameful than needing medical help for other issues!
Lots of people begin counseling because they want change, but change is hard. How does it happen? Is change what you want?
Resilience is a desirable characteristic. The more resilient you are, the better you will handle life’s inevitable challenges.
It’s not a myth that the holidays generate feelings of loneliness and sadness for many people. If your important relationships are intact and doing well, that’s great. But what if they aren’t?
Depression can be sufficiently severe and long standing to be diagnosed as a disorder and to require professional treatment. Left untreated, the symptoms of depression adversely affect a person’s spouse or partner, family, friends, work life, and health.