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Dependent personality disorder

Psychotherapy for dependent personality disorder Introduction People who have dependent personality disorder (DPD) struggle with a strong need for security in their relationships, which, on the other hand, they are never entirely sure of. This blog post is about how clarification-orientated psychotherapy helps to overcome dependent personality disorder and what practical strategies exist to strengthen […]

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Childhood Trauma: “The Art of Loving”

Life help from Erich Fromm Introduction “Is love an art?” asked the psychoanalyst and philosopher Erich Fromm in 1956 and developed his theory of love in response. He analysed who, why and how we love. The book also looked at the disintegration of love in contemporary Western society, and his thoughts on this have lost

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Age differences & power: How to recognize manipulation in relationships!

Dealing with manipulation in relationships with a significant age gap or power asymmetries: a guide 1. Introduction Every relationship has a unique dynamic that binds the two partners. However, in relationships with a significant age difference or power imbalance, that dynamic can take on a particular form, leading to misunderstandings and misinterpretations. Yet, such relationships

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Childhood trauma: the path to forgiveness in cPTSD

Forgiveness: understanding and cultivating emotional healing. There are many views and misconceptions about forgiveness, especially in healing childhood trauma. There is, therefore, an urgent need to clarify the true nature of forgiveness and its importance in the healing process. This paper aims to shed light on forgiveness and how it arises as a natural part

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Emotional triggers

Understand your emotional triggers – and how to deal with them The world can be great and beautiful, but it can also be evil and scary. Some have to endure hardships or deal with traumatic experiences. Such past experiences can affect the way we respond to events in the present. Then emotional triggers can cause

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