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Relationships matter. Do you want to know the nitty gritty of what makes a relationship work? Get your answers to relationship questions. Learn how to keep respect alive & well, because lack of respect is why people get divorced.  Learn what builds trust & how to recover from infidelity, drama or codependency. Advice from psychotherapist Rhoda Sommer based on over 35 years of working with couples. www.therapyideas.net

What Healthy Couples Know That You Don't Rhoda Sommer on Relationships

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 256 Ratings

Relationships matter. Do you want to know the nitty gritty of what makes a relationship work? Get your answers to relationship questions. Learn how to keep respect alive & well, because lack of respect is why people get divorced.  Learn what builds trust & how to recover from infidelity, drama or codependency. Advice from psychotherapist Rhoda Sommer based on over 35 years of working with couples. www.therapyideas.net

    Healing from Within: Understanding Self-Forgiveness

    Healing from Within: Understanding Self-Forgiveness

    Self-Forgiveness is an essential aspect of personal growth and well-being, as it enables individuals to move forward, heal, and cultivate a positive relationship with themselves. Forgiving oneself is important because it allows individuals to break free from the shackles of self-blame and regret. We all make mistakes, experience failures, and engage in behaviors we later feel really bad about.

    • 51 min
    Breaking Down Barriers: Overcoming Challenges in Sexual Intimacy

    Breaking Down Barriers: Overcoming Challenges in Sexual Intimacy

    Our sex lives are too easy to leave behind. It’s so easy to make excuses & dismiss opportunity with “I’m too tired.” Going without sex for long periods of time creates feelings of hurt & rejection that pile up to destroy connectedness. If a couple is unable to talk about sex then negative assumptions are silently stashed.

    • 56 min
    Communication Breakdown: Overcoming Challenges in High-Conflict Relationships

    Communication Breakdown: Overcoming Challenges in High-Conflict Relationships

    Everybody can get stuck in repeating patterns of ugly disagreement. Frustrations run high & solutions seem impossible. Communication can so easily break down for so many reasons. The intensity of the unhappiness that never gets resolved leads to a familiar stickiness that neither feels able to dig out of... The good news is it is possible!

    • 49 min
    Feelings Unleashed: Understanding & Harnessing Emotions

    Feelings Unleashed: Understanding & Harnessing Emotions

    Emotions are messy and confusing - they can so easily take us for a ride. Loneliness can carry us into bad relationships. Our fears can keep us isolated. Our shame can ruthlessly feed self-doubt & self-torture. Our resentments & anger can keep us stuck. We are unable to communicate decently if we don’t have emotional balance. Listen & learn what to do about this difficult business of emotions.

    • 27 min
    Shame’s Stranglehold On You & Your Relationships

    Shame’s Stranglehold On You & Your Relationships

    Shame strikes at the core of an individual's self-worth. When individuals feel ashamed, they believe that they, themselves, are bad, rather than simply acknowledging that they have done something wrong, which is why shame can be a massive roadblock to healing for so many people.

    • 50 min
    DENIAL & SELF-DECEPTION DAMAGE RELATIONSHIPS

    DENIAL & SELF-DECEPTION DAMAGE RELATIONSHIPS

    Accepting reality and acknowledging one's strengths and weaknesses is essential for personal development. By denying or distorting reality, individuals may miss opportunities for growth, self-improvement, and reaching their full potential. So lying to ourselves definitely stunts our growth.

    • 54 min

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256 Ratings

256 Ratings

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