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When You’re Unsuccessful in Love, Quit Blaming Yourself

There’s a better way. Here’s how to unpack it.

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Let’s say you’ve had a heartbreak or two.

Several relationships have started promisingly then — boom — they went the other way. Or they just ran out of steam.

You’d like nothing more than to meet someone with whom you feel aligned and…




Practical psychology for everyday life. Owned/Edited by clinical psychologist and writer Karen Nimmo.

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Karen Nimmo

Karen Nimmo

Clinical psychologist, writer. Editor of On the Couch: Practical psychology for everyday life. karen@onthecouch.co.nz

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