It has led to an increased closeness, a deep connection, and more sex

Being married can be tough sometimes, especially when you have been together for a while. I remember reading all kinds of advice about how to have a ‘successful marriage’ when my husband and I were about to tie the knot. The one that stood out the most was “go to…

A snapshot of what trauma bonding looks like for adult victims of childhood abuse.

Trauma bonding refers to the attachment bond that is created through repeated abusive or traumatic childhood experiences with the caregiver, whereby this relationship pattern becomes internalized as a learned pattern of behavior for attachment (Carbone, 2019).

I was lying on my couch around midnight last night, trying to finish an…

The perfect quotes to guide you down your spiritual path.

What is spirituality? Is it the same as religion? According to Dr. Maya Spencer, spirituality involves the recognition of a feeling or sense or belief that there is something greater than myself, something more to being human than sensory experience, and that the greater whole of which we are part…

Danielle Dahl, MSML

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