Postpartum depression, also known as PPD, is a common condition affecting over 3 million women in the United States each year. PPD is more intense and longer-lasting than the also common “baby blues”, which are general feelings of sadness occurring within the first few days after having a child. In some cases, postpartum depression doesn’t…
Erikson Development Psychologist Erik Erikson postulated that human beings have certain inalienable developmental tasks that are associated with each stage of our lives from crib to grave. These stages, he suggested, are binary and that we either “successfully” accomplish a given stage or we become entrenched in a form of “arrested development” as we encounter…
Many couples can become entrenched in negative cycles, power struggles, or difficult feelings that arise during the course of their relationships. The good news is that you are not alone. On the road to true intimacy, trust, and connection, relationship friction is considered normal and even a necessary part of a viable relationship process. What…
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Louis Laves-Webb discusses signs that may indicate emotional neglect in your marriage, as well as tips for how to improve this aspect of your relationship.
Deciding whether to continue or end a relationship after an affair can be difficult. There’s a lot of factors that should be taken into consideration when making that decision. We discuss some of those in our latest post.