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Gaming Addiction: 9 Signs Gaming Has Become an Addiction

Excessive and compulsive video gaming is a current psychological problem that has become increasingly popular over the last several years. Unlike, other addictions such as drugs, alcohol, and sex gaming addicts aren’t hooked on prescription medication, illicit...

17 Things Couples Tend to Over Share on Social Media

New relationships can be both fun and exciting, prompting a lot of couples to want to share their excitement with the world, specifically, via social media. Social media affords many individuals and couples the opportunity to share their happiness, sometimes...

Living a Double Life: 6 Possible Reasons

Leading a double life occurs more often than most of us would assume or think. However, some of us erroneously assume double lives and adulterous behaviors are on the rise, but this may not necessarily be true. In fact, with the advancement in technology, the rise as...

Human Trafficking: 8 Ways to Fight Trafficking

Human trafficking continues to be an ongoing problem both abroad and in the United States. Human trafficking is the act of luring, tricking, deceiving, making false promises, and forcing a person or group of people to leave their home, work, or family through physical...

Infidelity in Committed Relationships: 4 Tips to Manage Feelings

Often when one partner cheats during the course of a relationship the other partner is left confused or seemingly blind-sided by the infidelity. Some react with outrage and anger while others shut down, turning their disappointment and frustrations inward. However,...

Insomnia: 10 Potential Causes

Many people will experience challenges related to not achieving a sufficient amount of sleep, poor quality of sleep, being unable to sleep, or not feeling rested at some point in their lifetime. However, when the problem becomes prolonged, interferes with daily...

Mental Illness and Friendships: 5 Key Benefits

Establishing and maintaining friendships can have a significant impact on your overall health and well-being, however, it's not always easy to build or maintain friendships when you carry an active mental health disorder. Having good friendships can be very good for...

Sexual Health: 12 Potential Influences

Sexuality and sexual health is an essential part of being human-being. We all strive whether consciously or unconsciously for love, intimacy, affection, compatibility, and a genuine connection with others. Love, respect, sexual intimacy, and connectedness are the...

Narcissistic Personality Disorder: 15 Signs

Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is one of many of personality disorders in which individuals possess traits that cause them to feel and behave in socially inappropriate or distressing ways. NPD has the ability to limit one’s ability to function in...

Female Orgasmic Disorder: 4 Types

Female Orgasmic Disorder refers to significant or marked difficulty experiencing orgasm and/or reduced intensity of orgasmic sensations among women. Women that suffer from this disorder often experience difficulty or inability to reach orgasm during sexual...

OCD and Children: 6 Potential Causes

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is characterized as a psychiatric disorder in which a person experiences obsessions or recurrent, persistent thoughts or images that are intrusive, inappropriate, and cause distress. OCD is a mental health disorder that affects...

Mature Dating: 12 Reasons we Become More Selective with Age

Although, the challenges of dating and relationships are not new, many of our challenges will increase as we age and mature. While many of us would like to think with age and experience come wisdom, many mature daters find themselves grappling to understand and adapt...

Breakup Trends That Need to End

Ending a relationship can be a very difficult thing to do for a lot of couples; however, some relationships can be further complicated by the manner in which the breakup occurs. It is important to react in haste, by abruptly ending a relationship following a heated...

Childhood Sexual Abuse and Adult Survivors

In the United States alone millions of the reports made alleging a child is being sexually abused are substantiated. The prevalence and frequency of child sexual abuse (CSA) is difficult to determine because it is often underreported. However, experts agree that the...

Making Comparisons: 7 Tips to Stop

Over time many of us have experienced self-doubt, lack of confidence or even low self-esteem. Although, the triggers for these negative responses may vary, the end results are typically the same, be behave with uncertainty and questioning behaviors prompting us to...

Preparing For Relationship Counseling: 9 Tips

Many couples that enter couples and relationship therapy do so have a lengthy period of not getting along, poor communication, decreased or lack of intimacy, issues related to infidelity, trust, and a lot of other potential issues that have brought them to a breaking...

Is it OK to Date a Friends Ex?

Over the years, I have had the opportunity to work with both persons in a close non-intimate relationship and those that were in a close intimate relationship. However, both relationships require many of the same qualities and characteristics, i.e., honesty, mutual...

Erectile Dysfunction: 8 Risks

Erectile dysfunction is characterized as the inability to get and sustain an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse. However, experiencing challenges related to achieving and maintaining an erection from time to time is not necessarily a cause for panic or...

Habits of Happy (and Healthy) Couples: 29 Tips

Establishing and maintaining a healthy romantic relationship is certainly not an easy task as most relationships start off with giddy optimism and plans for the future. However, as with most “honeymoon” periods and life itself, there will be moments of both happiness...

Bipolar Disorder: Age of Onset and Associated Risk Factors

Bipolar disorder, formerly called manic depression, is a mental health condition that causes extreme mood swings that include cycling of moods associated with extreme emotional highs (mania or hypomania) and lows (depression). Persons that struggle with mood...

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