Lying and compulsive behaviors tend to go together for many different reasons. Whether it be to cope with feelings of guilt and shame or societal stigma, there are some behaviors a person struggling with struggling compulsions can do to try and repair trust with loved ones.
It's been said that the intensity of your grief is equal to the intensity of your love. Therefore, it's no surprise that grief hits all of us a little differently, and there's no one true way to go through the loss of somebody we love. Learn more about grief and the brain below.
Loss is an understood part of life, yet losing a loved one can be one of the most intensely devastating experiences. Coping with death and loss is a challenge, and even when expected, it continue reading
We use the terms "grief" or "grieving" as if there is one standard definition, and that can be a problem to most grievers. Often, the words evoke feelings of sadness, actions of crying, and maybe continue reading
Not every woman who has experienced babyloss wants to have another child, but many women do decide to try to conceive again. Though this path can be fraught with anxiety, trauma triggers, and fear, the continue reading
In Part One of this two-part series, I introduced you to two broad coping styles that I've noticed in adolescents facing the loss of a brother or sister. Since these processes seem to apply to continue reading
It's been said that the intensity of your grief is equal to the intensity of your love. Therefore, it's no surprise that grief hits all of us a little differently, and there's no one true continue reading
Becoming Pregnant After the Loss of a Baby: It’s an unthinkable concept to most expectant parents, but, sadly, many have walked the anguished path of pregnancy loss. Whether your pregnancy ended due to miscarriage, stillbirth continue reading
Telling Family and Friends about the Loss of Your Baby:There is so much to look forward to during pregnancy: hearing the baby’s heartbeat for the first time, watching your belly round into a bump, and continue reading
Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah, Ramadan, Kwanza and New Year’s Day are annual holidays that can be a very difficult time for people who have experienced the death of a loved one. These holidays are laden with continue reading
Anger Management in Philadelphia: End of Relationship Anger! Has your relationship or marriage ended and do you find yourself feeling really angry? Anger is a very normal emotion to feel when a relationship ends. There continue reading
When Does Grieving Become Problematic? Whenever we experience a loss in our life, a grief process begins. Grieving is our psyche’s way of acknowledging a loss and adapting to life without that person, thing, idea continue reading
Keeping a Routine During the Grief ProcessWhen we are feeling good, we take care of ourselves on a daily basis with little effort. However, when we experience a significant loss, some of the things that continue reading