By the time she was 30 years old, “Roberta” was the mother of a beautiful baby boy she was crazy about—but about her husband “Harry,” the baby’s father, not so much; Roberta had more than enough of Harry. They fought all the time, and Harry was about done with Roberta, too. Their fights started getting physical; once, Harry threw a wooden salad bowl at Roberta, striking her in the chest, but this was an isolated case. Neither of their families provided help of any kind.
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Narcissism: Inside the Lonely, Envious World of the ‘Perfect Ones’ Narcissistic people prey on those lacking self-confidence, their perfect companions. But beneath the surface of narcissism lies shame, envy, anger, and loneliness.”
My Boyfriend’s ex is difficult, and he won’t let me vent. Is this a situation you might want to know more about?
Petition | The New York State Legislature: Amend scopes of practice of Licensed MH Practitioners to include diagnosis | Change.org
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Lynn Somerstein, PhD, RYT – Hurricane Sandy stirred up some powerful emotions, including fear and anxiety. Knowing the difference between them can help you identify real danger
I first heard about Yoga in 1960, when I was browsing in the local library one summer and saw a strange book with the picture of a beguiling man, Yogacharya Mr. B.K.S. Iyengar, on the cover. I began studying Yoga using that book. I remember the joy I felt learning urdhva dhanurasana, which I practiced on my mother’s living room floor, right in front of a monstrous TV. I needed a teacher, but there were no Yoga studios in Bayside, Queens, at that time.
In 1968 I moved to Manhattan, where I… Continue reading →
When therapists get sick of hearing people whine the same story over and over and over, they might just say STOP!
For a Nation of Whiners, Therapists Try Tough Love
By ELIZABETH BERNSTEIN
Therapists say “stop whining about your problems.” Elizabeth Bernstein on Lunch Break looks at why we are whining more these days and the need to cut it out.
Sharon Rosenblatt was talking to her therapist fast and furiously about her dating life, when the woman suddenly interrupted her. “Haven’t we heard this before?” the therapist asked.… Continue reading →