What to Look for in a Romantic Partner
There is one quality to look for a romantic partner that can be the difference between creating a relationship that lasts or not. While there are several traits that might come to mind, this one relationship trait impacts all of the others. Learn what that trait is and why you need it for healthy, long-term relationships.
Most Important Trait in a Romantic Relationship Is...
There is one quality that's critical when looking for a romantic partner. While there are several that might come to mind, this one trait impacts all the others. Learn what that trait is and why you absolutely need it for healthy, long-term relationships. #relationships #couples #intimacy #mentalhealth #love #romanticlove
How to Shift a Codependent Relationship
Being in a codependent relationship is disheartening. You give everything you have hoping the other person will reciprocate. But when you can’t ask for what you need, the relationship becomes more about meeting the other person’s needs instead of being mutually supportive. Learn how to stop these patterns and truly heal. #codependent #codependency #relationships #boundaries #recovery #enabling
Five Simple Steps to Master Letting Go — Counseling Recovery, Michelle Farris, LMFT
No one lets go voluntarily, but sometimes when the pain of holding on gets too intense, you have to. After months, sometimes years, of heartache, you're tired of trying to force a different outcome. Feelings of hopelessness make you want to give up. It's just to
The Keys to Successful Conflict Resolution
Nothing insures a relationship more than successful conflict resolution. When conflicts don't get resolved the hurt can go on for years. Eventually the relationship fails not because you didn't work at it - but because you simply couldn't resolve anything. Learn how to handle it confidently. #conflict #resolution #relationships #healing
Relationship Advice for Supporting Families of Alcoholics
Knowing how to support people who love addicts and alcoholics can be tricky. it's easy to fall into judgment but that can hurt the relationship. Here are 3 things you can do to support them without getting overwhelmed yourself. #alcoholism #codependency #addiction #recovery #addictionrecovery
The Secrets of Unhealthy Anger — Counseling Recovery, Michelle Farris, LMFT
Learn how to identify unhealthy anger and transform it into healthy anger! These tips help with conflict resolution, trust, intimacy and communication problems. #anger #relationship #conflict
What are Healthy Boundaries?
Boundaries create an appropriate distance distance between yourself and others. They help you decide which behaviors are acceptable. In relationships they provide a powerful way to advocate for yourself because knowing how to set boundaries makes you feel more confident in certain situations. #boundaries #codependency #limits #selfcare #mentalhealth #healing #relationships
Moving Past Resistance in Codependency Recovery
People who struggle with codependency don’t find their way into recovery easily. Because they get their value in helping others, they ignore their own needs. In codependent relationships, we struggle to receive because it feels too vulnerable. We resist the process becasue it's hard to see our own behaviors. Learn how to be gentle with yourself in recovery.#codependent #codependency #resistance #recovery #mentalhealth
How to Start Recovering from Codependent Relationships
If you struggle with people pleasing or setting boundaries, relationships become unhealthy and one-sided. The person who is codependent ends up doing all the heavy lifting. Healthy relationships require a willingness to do things differently and begin to put your needs first. Here are some skills to begin to heal codependent relationships. #codependent #codependency #addiction #relationships #boundaries
10 Steps to Setting Healthy Boundaries — Counseling Recovery, Michelle Farris, LMFT
How to set boundaries | relationship advice | codependency recovery | boundaries in relationships | 12 step recovery worksheets | codependent relationship | healthy boundaries | Click to read more! #codependency #boundaries #codependencyrelationships
Podcast on Anger Management Tips
This was a fun interview with Brian and Nicolette's show The Insomnicat. We chatted about people-pleasing, relationships and anger. How do we deal with our emotions in relaitonships? Find out more in this episode. #anger #relationships #mental-health #podcast #emotions