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Creating Happy and Healthy Relationships
By Leslie Becker-Phelps, Ph.D.


When Your Partner Is in Crisis: How to Help

Creating Happy and Healthy RelationshipsIt can be incredibly painful to see your partner in distress or caught in a pattern of self-destructive habits.

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Think Before You React: Here’s How

Creating Happy and Healthy RelationshipsDo you lash out when someone pushes your “emotional buttons”? Some of us respond without thought,

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Just Broke Up? Three Ways to Cope

Creating Happy and Healthy RelationshipsSince no one begins a relationship with a plan for it to end, the time right after a breakup is usually really painful,

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What to Expect From Couples Therapy

Creating Happy and Healthy RelationshipsCouples therapy can potentially save troubled relationships. But for many couples, therapy is an unknown process that

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When Family Moves In

Creating Happy and Healthy RelationshipsWhen a family member needs a place to stay, you may feel inclined (or obligated) to say, “Mi casa es su casa” – or “my house is your house.”

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5 Things to Look for in a Partner

Creating Happy and Healthy RelationshipsWhile you may not have total control over who you fall in love with, you can choose what kind of partner you seek out.

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How to Avoid Losing Yourself in a Relationship

Creating Happy and Healthy RelationshipsWhen you’re in a relationship, do you tend to lose yourself in your partner? If so, maybe it’s time to give some thought to how

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When Is a Relationship Beyond Saving?

Creating Happy and Healthy RelationshipsEvery relationship, given enough time, goes through tumultuous periods – even if those episodes only involve a churning

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How to Choose a Therapist

Creating Happy and Healthy RelationshipsSometimes life struggles are too great for you to cope with them alone, or solely with the support of family and friends.

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When to Seek Therapy

Creating Happy and Healthy RelationshipsWe all must endure some stormy weather in our lives. So, how do you know when to get help in making it through these tempests?

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