Attachment Theory

Love and Wealth are Not Enough

What's the most important ingredient for a happy life? Philosophers, clergy, psychologists and researchers of all kinds have offered opinions on…

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Got Issues? It’s All Your Parents’ Fault

Everything that’s wrong in your life is the fault of your parents. Whatever your struggles, your mistakes and your pain, you are not to blame. You…

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What No One Tells You About Personality Disorders

16-year-old Bruce is feeling lonely and bored on this Saturday. After buying a soda and candy bar for breakfast at the convenience store, he stops by…

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Childhood Emotional Neglect: Real People, Real Stories

Some of the most powerful words are those of real people sharing their stories. Some of the quotes below were emailed to me (with permission to…

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Raised By A Narcissist

Few phrases sum up the idea of narcissism better than: It’s all about me.  But the most defining feature of a person with narcissism is…

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How to Deal With Your Emotionally Neglectful Parents

Now that I see what my parents didn’t give me, how do I continue to interact with them? Should I tell my parents how they failed me? If I…

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Tame Your Brain for a Happier Holiday Season

Why are some folks' holidays happier than others? For the majority of people, there is a one-word answer to this question:  Family. Here’s…

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Six Tips for Parenting Teenagers

  There is very little about raising a child that prepares us to raise a teen. We tend to hit our parenting stride when our children are…

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The Seven False Beliefs About Relationships

 The Seven False Beliefs About Relationships People who grew up in households with low tolerance for emotion tend to carry particular beliefs about…

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