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Cultivating Intimacy: Strengthening Bonds in Relationships for Valentine's Day and Beyond

As Valentine's Day approached, Tina and Jack, a couple in their early thirties, found themselves caught in the whirlwind of busy lives. They'd been together for five years, their relationship transitioning from the heady days of infatuation to the comforting rhythm of everyday companionship.

Amidst their jobs, social commitments, and household chores, the spark of intimacy seemed to flicker, leaving them both yearning for a deeper connection. Tina, a marketing executive with a hectic...

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#SoRelatable Podcast Ep 9 - Breaking Free from Co-Dependency

co-dependency podcast Jan 19, 2024
 

In my latest episode I dive deep into the intricacies of co-dependency and explore transformative strategies to foster healthier relationships. Listen to explore with me valuable insights and expert advice on breaking free from co-dependency patterns.

Whether you're navigating self-reflection, understanding communication patterns, or seeking strategies for building self-esteem, this episode offers valuable content to break free from co-dependency.  Don't miss out on this...

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Unveiling the Complex Dance of Co-Dependency: A Journey to Rediscovering Self

My dear community, I want to delve into a topic that touches the essence of our human connections: co-dependency. It's a complex dance that many of us find ourselves caught up in without even realizing it, affecting our relationships and, ultimately, our sense of self.

Understanding Co-Dependency:

Co-dependency often stems from early experiences, where we learned to prioritize others' needs above our own. It's like a silent symphony playing in the background of our relationships, influencing...

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Cultivating Healthy Relationships in 2024: A Guide to Reflection and Growth

In an era of rapid change and evolving social dynamics, the significance of healthy relationships remains paramount. As we navigate the complexities of life in 2024, the pursuit of fulfilling and nurturing connections with others is more crucial than ever. Cultivating and maintaining healthy relationships involves intentional effort, self-reflection, and a commitment to personal growth. So, how can we foster healthy relationships in today’s world?

The Foundation of Healthy Relationships...

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Embracing Gratitude in Relationships: Building Stronger Connections Through Appreciation

 Relationships are the heart and soul of our lives. They shape us and bring so much richness. This time of year, when we talk about thankfulness and reflecting, it's a perfect moment to dive into how gratitude really impacts our relationships. Let's look at why it's such a big deal, how it can make our connections deeper, and some easy ways to bring more gratitude into our relationships.

The Magic of Gratitude in Relationships

Gratitude is more than just a fleeting feeling when it comes...

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Navigating the Path to Clarity: A Comprehensive Guide to Contemplating and Moving Through Divorce

Today, I want to talk about a topic that many of us find challenging to address but is essential for our well-being: contemplating divorce. This journey is rife with emotional and financial hurdles, but with the right guidance and support, you can emerge stronger and more empowered on the other side. To assist you on this journey, I have decided to develop a podcast series that will showcase insights from a panel of experts including Certified Financial Planners (CFPs), realtors,...

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#sorelatable Podcast Ep. 8 - It's Hard to Heal from Divorce, with Guests Holly Forman-Patel and Summer Howard

divorce moving on Oct 17, 2023
 

In this episode, we're addressing the big questions that come up regularly in my divorce support groups:

WHY CAN'T I HEAL?
Why is this taking so long?
Why do I still have all of these triggers, traumas, and reactions to my ex?
Why aren't I moving on?
WHY CAN'T I JUST GET OVER IT?  

My guests Holly Forman-Patel, Marriage Therapist, and Summer Howard, Divorce Mediator, and I explore these questions and effective strategies to move forward.   

Join the conversation. Join my...

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Transforming Co-Parenting through Group Support, Resources, and Coaching

Hello there, I'm Susan Regan, a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) with a passion for helping families navigate the often complex and emotionally charged waters of co-parenting. Today, I want to share with you how group support, valuable resources, and coaching can be game-changers in your co-parenting journey, not only for you but, more importantly, for your children's well-being.

Navigating the tumultuous waters of co-parenting can be a daunting task, filled with challenges, emotions, and...

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Navigating Divorce with Group Support: A Therapist's Perspective

Divorce is a life-altering event that brings with it myriad emotional, psychological, and logistical challenges. As a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), I have had the privilege of working with individuals and families going through divorce, witnessing firsthand the power of support during this tumultuous period. One avenue of support that I wholeheartedly endorse is participation in divorce support groups. In this article, I will delve into the numerous benefits of these groups, shedding...

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Reflections on Ep. 7 - Self-Love for Healthy Relationships

 

I wanted to share some reflections and, what I felt were, key takeaways from my conversation with Brian Cooper on 'Self-Love for Healthy Relationships.'

What stood out for you -- your key takeaways? Please let me know in the comments below.

AND... Mark your calendars for October 2023. Brian Cooper and I are thrilled to announce an upcoming live webinar within the Relatable community. We will be exploring the nuances of self-love and its profound impact on our relationships. Stay tuned for...

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