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Dealing With a Breakup

Are you currently dealing with a breakup? Or maybe you’re breaking up with someone you love? Relationships end for all sorts of reasons and it can be hard to accept it and move on. However, there are lots of positive steps that you can take to ensure that you deal with a breakup in a

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What Do Healthy Relationships Look Like?

Are you in a healthy relationship? Do you know how to distinguish between unhealthy and healthy relationships? Not everyone understands what a positive relationship is and what signs to look out for that indicate your relationship isn’t good. Knowing what a good relationship looks like will help you to develop closer bonds and longer lasting

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The Importance of Self Awareness in Relationships

Self awareness is a crucial part of a healthy relationship. If you are not aware of your own strengths and shortcomings, you will find it difficult to share these parts of yourself with another person. Self awareness can be extremely beneficial to our mental health and overall wellbeing, but it takes practice to get into

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What is Polyvagal Theory?

Polyvagal theory is about how our body responds to, and processes, stress. Polyvagal means many wandering nerves related to the vagal nerve in our body. Polyvagal theory was first described by Dr Stephen Porges in 1994 and now informs many therapists worldwide. The Three States of Activation Dr Porges research has proven our body has

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How to Overcome a Fear of Intimacy

A fear of intimacy can negatively affect your ability to form close and loving relationships. It is commonly caused by a past traumatic experience and often can be traced back to childhood. If you feel like you may be living with a fear of intimacy, there are ways to address and overcome it. Working with

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How to Improve the Intimacy in Your Relationship

Intimacy is the key to a happy and long-lasting relationship. All couples will experience many types of intimacy and it’s important that all of these are maintained. When the connection is lacking or lost, it can cause resentment and isolation within the couple, ultimately resulting in the end of the relationship. To improve intimacy and

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