Tag Archives: Anxiety and Panic

Love Gone Bad: Avoiding a Valentine’s Nightmare

Falling in love doesn’t require maturity. Babies fall in love everyday. “Falling” in love is basically about pleasure and receiving perfect mirroring – caught up in images and fantasies about the joy, excitement and pleasure another will bring into your … Continue reading

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Communicate Better with the Ones You Love

We all experience times when someone we love says or does something that hurts us to one degree or another. In the wake of these painful moments we may regret how we handled ourselves. Unfortunately in such circumstances, the instinctive … Continue reading

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Wounded Parent – Wounded Child

Watching the film “Love & Other Drugs” this Sunday morning, a pharmaceutical salesman, Jamie, begins a “tempestuous romance with a free-spirited Parkinson’s patient.” Unexpectedly, he falls desperately in love with Maggie Murdock who is afraid to let herself love (“Who … Continue reading

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I Love You – Keeping The Promise!

Aretha Franklin sings – Does he love me? I want to know. How can I tell if he loves me so? After speculation about whether it’s in his eyes, arms or gifts, the song concludes “It’s in his kiss! Kisses may communicate … Continue reading

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“To Be Or Not To Be” – Have Courage!

An HIV Health Care Supplement Volume 1, Number 5 – Published by Southern New England Community Consortium, December 1992 AIDS confronts all of us with our fear about death and dying, which can be a source of intense suffering. However … Continue reading

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