Monthly Archives: May 2014

What Others Had To Say This Week

Interesting blog posts and news stories from the past week… I don’t feel male and I don’t feel female, La Roux opens up about her sexuality – Liam Johnson Healthy guilt vs toxic guilt – Patrick McCurry Feelings Are About Love – … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: Suicidal Thoughts

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I talk about suicidal thoughts an how some level of them are more common than you may think. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week – Listening to Ourselves

Those spontaneous, random thoughts that pop into your head during the day may be more than a distraction. New research out Carnegie Mellon University and Harvard Business School “suggest spontaneous thoughts can provide potent self-insight.” They also influence our decision making even more … Continue reading

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Reblog – The 8 Most Misunderstood Things About BDSM

I just read a great article about BDSM thanks to  fellow Sex Geek Hercules Liotard, a sex educator from Los Angeles. The The 8 Most Misunderstood Things About BDSM is from the blog Slut, Phd. I thought this post deserves its own place … Continue reading

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Thought for the Week…Argue Better Not Louder

When we feel that our point isn’t being heard or understood it can be a natural reaction to say it more emphatically. Too often emphatically means saying it more loudly. Being heard during a disagreement usually isn’t about volume. It … Continue reading

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What Others Had To Say This Week

Interesting blog posts and news stories from the past week… How to Start Separating Yourself from a Codependent Relationship –  Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. The Three Questions You Should Ask to Think More Critically – Whitson Gordon Reading Between the Lines of Your Partner’s … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: Making Friends

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I talk about how to make friends as an adult. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us discuss, write us at TwoTherapistsTalking@gmail.com.

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Tip of the Week – Eye Contact

The importance of eye contact in connection with others is nothing new. Recent research also found that both children and adults that avoid or are denied eye contact are more likely to suffer from “depression and feelings of isolation as well … Continue reading

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Lovers, Losers and Computers

As part of my work I talk to a lot of people who are seeking romantic partners. Conversations around dating almost always include a discussion of where to meet potential partners which leads to a discussion about online dating. One … Continue reading

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Thought for the Week…

Sometimes being happy is as simple as making room for happiness in our lives. When we hang on to hurt or pain or fear it begins to fill the spaces where happiness lives, lettings us believe that we can never be … Continue reading

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