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    How Relationships Can Affect Your Stress Levels

    You know that healthy, supportive relationships bring joy and fulfillment to your life – but did you know they can also help lower your ...

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    Can You Really Trust Your Gut?

    “Trust your gut.” We hear this advice a lot, but is it wise? Your gut – or intuition – can be very helpful. It can alert you when ...

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    How Your Childhood May Be Affecting Your Relationship

    People are often surprised to realize just how much their childhood relationships seem to be playing out in adulthood, especially in ...

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    6 Questions to Ask Before Sex

    Despite how we see it portrayed in the media, sex is a very personal act – with both emotional and physical consequences. So, it’s ...

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    Divorce: A Reason to Party?

    We’ve come a long way since the word “divorce” was said in hushed tones, suggesting shame and failure. We’ve come so far, in fact ...

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    Does Your Marriage Need More Love?

    How much do you love your spouse? This can feel like a hopelessly confusing question in part because love can be so difficult to ...

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    How to Spot a Narcissist

    Most of us are drawn to shiny, new things. In the social realm, it means meeting new people who are engaging, have interesting things to say, and are exciting ...

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    When Your Partner Is Dismissive

    Feeling that your partner truly listens to you is essential for a healthy relationship. So, when your partner seems to dismiss your …

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    Is Social Media Good or Bad for You?

    Kristen had a falling out with friends, and now it hurts to see them on Facebook having fun without her. She keeps checking to see what ...

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    Is Your Relationship Healthy? 8 Signs to Look For

    Just as it’s a good idea to schedule routine checkups to assess the health of your body and catch any problems before they become serious, ...

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  • Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD

    Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD

    Dr. Becker-Phelps is a well-respected psychologist, who is dedicated to helping people understand themselves and what they need to do to become emotionally and psychologically healthy. She accomplishes this through her work as a psychotherapist, speaker and writer. She is the author of the book Insecure in Love.