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What To Do When Your Partner Has Depression

What To Do When Your Partner Has Depression

Relationships are already complex, and loving someone with depression can make them that much harder.   The first step for dealing with a partner who may be experiencing depression is to recognize what it might manifest as… Depression can affect sleep and energy levels, appetite, and mood. You may find your significant other sleeping too much or eating too much or...
Reconnecting In Your Relationship Using Effective Communication

Reconnecting In Your Relationship Using Effective Communication

The resentment you’ve been carrying is about to boil over! As your hands submerge in the dishwater, your chest fills with hot anger, and your face flushes. How many times this week will it all fall to you? You do so much every day – getting through work, trudging through errands and chores, ensuring everyone around you is safe, secure, and relatively happy...
Ways to Identify, Manage, & Express Your Anger

Ways to Identify, Manage, & Express Your Anger

Have you ever forgotten to turn on your blinker when changing lanes? Then you glance at the driver you moved in front of, and you see they are flying off the handle… completely enraged with hand gestures and horns, etc. Well, this is not really about your blinker. Anger is a completely natural emotion to have and express if and when needed, however, sometimes we...
True Therapy’s Top Recommended Self-Help & Educational Books

True Therapy’s Top Recommended Self-Help & Educational Books

Are you motivated to change? Motivation to change is the greatest indicator of success in therapy. This combined with the therapeutic relationship with your counselor and the amount of reflection and ‘work’ you engage in between sessions will set you up for success in accomplishing your goals. Below are frequently recommended books to be used as an adjunct to...