Tag Archives: Fear

Won’t? Maybe it is Can’t…

I often hear people say that they want more emotional connection and expression from their partner. They say their partner won’t express their feelings or even state their needs. That lack of sharing often leaves the first person feeling locked … Continue reading

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More About Change…

Last week I wrote about some reasons that prevent people from starting the process of change. This week I wanted to talk about another reason. A reason that I feel is worth talking about by itself. What I’m talking about … Continue reading

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Taking a Chance on Change

Change. It seems like it should be so easy. Things are this way. I want them to be that way. I’ll simply do it differently. If only it worked like that all of the time. But too often it doesn’t. … Continue reading

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Out of the Mouths’ of Babes…I Mean Sportswriters…

I am a fan of the Green Bay Packers. I was born and raised in Wisconsin so it mostly goes with the territory. I particularly enjoy reading a blog on the team’s website called Ask Vic written by Vic Ketchman. … Continue reading

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What’s Good for the Goose…

A friend shared the following article by Emma Gray (via The Huffington Post) titled 23 Things Every Woman Should Stop Doing with me. She loved the article, as do I. Her most interesting comment was that she thought this advice applied to … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: The Difference Between Fear and Risk

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I discuss the difference between our fears and actual risk. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us discuss, write us at TwoTherapistsTalking@gmail.com.

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Can I Change? I’m Afraid So…

One of the most frequently asked questions I get in therapy is “Can I change?” If I actually kept track I bet it would be the number one. It seems that many people have the idea in their head that … Continue reading

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