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Self-Help Strategies for OCD

Discover effective self-help strategies for managing OCD symptoms. Learn about delaying compulsions, altering routines, avoiding avoidance, and practicing mindfulness to improve your quality of life. Start your journey towards better
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How to Support a Partner with Anxiety

Being in a relationship with someone who has anxiety can sometimes be challenging. As a partner, you want nothing more than to see them happy and thriving. Witnessing their struggles
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Overcoming OCD: Steps to Stop Compulsions

Dealing with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) often involves a relentless cycle of compulsions that can either pop up sporadically or dominate your entire day. These compulsions might manifest as physical
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Navigating Relationship OCD (ROCD)

Navigating a relationship can be challenging enough, but when you add Relationship OCD (ROCD) into the mix, it can seem like an overwhelming wave of doubts and fears. ROCD manifests
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Communication Is Important in a Relationship—Here’s Why

There’s a good chance you’ve heard this statement before: Communication is key. You’ve heard this statement time and time again. Have you ever wondered why communication really is key? I
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5 Tips to Communicate Better with Your Partner

Communicating your needs can be hard at times. You may feel like a toddler unable to truly express your wants and needs. And you know what? That’s okay! When it
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Is Sex a Required Topic to Talk About in Couples Therapy?

Sex isn’t an easy conversation, but that doesn’t mean you have to run away or avoid it. Couples who have been together for years may even struggle to talk about
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How to Tell When Conflict in Your Relationship Is Healthy (and When It’s Not)

Bickering over whose turn it is to pay. A fight over a change in plans for the weekend. A disagreement over household chores and responsibilities. An argument over not listening
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My Teen Seems So Unmotivated—What Do I Do?

It can be frustrating to look at your teen and see all their potential stuck behind an unmotivated exterior. You’re positive that if they just applied themselves more, they’d have
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What Are Some Effects of Online Infidelity?

Infidelity usually happens in secret. It takes some effort to organize schedules, meet in person, and avoid perception. But what if those quiet footsteps become thumbs tapping away on a
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Is Infidelity Really as Common as It Seems?

Your partner is someone who understands you like no one else. In healthy cases, they make you feel safe, loved, and empowered to live your best life. Most relationships come
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How to Cope with the Stress of Making College Decisions

Spring can be a tense time for many high school seniors. Those who plan on going to college are finally hearing back from the schools to which they applied. (All
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Socializing and Dating in a Maskless World: How to Approach It

Did you know that people with small social networks tend to have smaller amygdalas than those with large networks? The amygdala is the part of our brain in charge of
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How to Support Those Impacted by the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

On February 24, 2022, the world held its breath as Russia invaded Ukraine. Today, our news feeds flood with videos of families ducking underground while their neighborhood is hit by
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4 Tips to Manage Stress in an Uncertain World

Many people avoid stress proactively by living in a predictable routine. They wake up, go to work, see some friends, and wind down for the day. Living this way gives
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Breaking Down Consensual Non-Monogamy

Most of us were taught to associate love and romance with monogamous relationships only. However, love exists in many forms! The number of people involved doesn’t define whether it is or is
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4 Ways Depression Presents in Men

Depression can happen to anyone, but it might not look the same from person to person. When our head fills with negative thoughts and feelings of hopelessness, it can make
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Is Intention Part of Your Relationship? Here’s Why It Matters

Relationships can be fiery and full of passion when you’re still dancing through the honeymoon stage. Eventually, you may discover the unexpected joy of being in a relationship after some
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