Self Confidence in Relationships: How to Consciously Build It

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Having self confidence in relationships – romantic and platonic – calls on us to know our worth and feel comfortable setting and honoring boundaries. Self-confidence, and its close companion self trust, play important roles in how we interact with the world around us, with our partners and loved ones, and especially with ourselves.  When we…

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Fear of Intimacy: How to Recognize It and Overcome It

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Fear of intimacy limits our ability to deeply connect, to feel genuine closeness, to experience real love, and to allow our bodies the pleasures of physical loving. A sustained fear of intimacy means that, usually unconsciously, we will push away those who do, or would, truly care about us. With this fear, we erect barriers…

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The Power of Forgiveness in a Relationship

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When you understand the inherent power of forgiveness in a relationship everything changes. Period. End of story.  Unfortunately forgiveness eludes many couples. They don’t realize the impact a single unresolved hurt or upset can have on a relationship over time. Undealt with painful emotions in a relationship will carve chasms between two people who were…

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