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Critical Signs That Your Emotional Walls Are Too High

After experiencing heartbreak, it’s natural to take a protective stance, to build emotional walls in an attempt to head off any additional pain and loss. These precautionary barricades serve an important purpose at first,...

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How We Act When We’re Afraid of Losing Someone

I remember that day vividly. My then-husband was in Brazil, supposedly on a work trip. I was at home and unable to reach him when he failed to return to Atlanta at the anticipated...

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Separation Anxiety: Understanding Why Rejection Hurts

Rejection is among the most painful of human experiences. Why does rejection hurt so much and what can we do to lessen its impact?

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Dating After Divorce: Distinguishing Between Forewarnings and Normal Fears

Dating after divorce requires navigating a minefield littered with the emotional debris of your marriage. In such a potentially hostile and alien environment, differentiating between true threats and harmless anxieties can be challenging. Here...

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Five Signs That You May Be in Denial

If I had been able to be honest with myself during my first marriage, I would have known that something was wrong. But I wasn’t honest with myself. Instead, I was doing the adult...

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