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The Grammys

Okay.  I am a few weeks late in putting this one out.  If you read my last post, you know that I was away on an anniversary trip with my wife.  585 more words


Life After Lust: From Obsession to Satisfaction

Have you ever wondered how a person could become sexually addicted? In the thought-provoking article entitled “Why Men Are So Obsessed With Sex“, Dr Steve Bearman articulated a fascinating answer. 490 more words


Can I Really Dis- Attach?

Attachment has been coming up a lot for me this week.  Attachment to things, situations, relationships, all kinds of things.  It seems like each time I check out Facebook there is some kind of quote on attachment.   1,006 more words

Daily Life

A Story of Dani: Making Meaning Together

The human brain, born so immature, is shaped by the environment in which it develops. Our earliest experiences matter. Yet it is not the actual experiences that define our unfolding sense of self; it is the meaning that we make of them (Hornstein). 1,953 more words


Hold Me Now

Father, hold me now. I know you care when I cry out (Psalm 34:17, Psalm 55:17, Psalm 145:19, Psalm 28:9). You tell me:

Even to your old age and gray hairs… 38 more words


Slow Your Roll

Sometimes we really get blindsided by someone, and nowhere is this more likely to occur than in the romantic realm. It’s so easy to get swept away in hormones and lust and romantic fantasies, and decide two, three, six weeks in that “This is it!”. 609 more words


A Therapist's Perspective: Reactions to dependency - responses depend on how secure the therapist is

People who support survivors of trauma may react in different ways, depending on how secure they are in their own attachment behavior and relationships. This table identifies… 212 more words

Dissociative Disorders