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The Shrink’s Links: Surviving Infidelity

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. There are few experiences as painful and as confusing as learning your partner has been unfaithful. Was it him, her, or you? Do you stay together or split? What do you … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Advance Psychiatric Directives

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. You know what an advance directive is, right? Advance Directives are the legal documents that enable you to state your preferences regarding medical care beforehand and empower someone to make decisions … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Moral Injury

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. I knew a fellow who fought the Iraq War from the comfort and safety of an easy chair, piloting a drone that destroyed dozens of buildings with people in them. He … Continue reading

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Therapy Joke

What did the porcupines say to each other when the went to see the marriage counselor? “I get your point.”

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Relationships, Part 13: The Dance of Relationship: A Guide to the Positions

When we think about love, we may picture something like this: This position is called Turning Towards. You’re facing each other and paying attention to no one but each other. You may be touching. You might believe this is the … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: The Gottman Institute

Bringing you the best of mental health on the internet every week. Today’s Shrink’s link of the week is The Gottman Institute As I sat down to write a new series on relationships, I drew my inspiration from two influential … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links:

Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: You’re Such a Dumb Ass No this isn’t a site you can go on to get abused. It offers dating a … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Experimental Theology

Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: Experimental Theology: A Meditation on Mental Illness and Metaphor I have been a big fan of Richard Beck’s blog for a long time … Continue reading

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Story Blindness

Sometimes a story will cause us to go blind. Let me tell you how it happened to me. Years ago, I was traveling by Greyhound bus, scheduled to transfer at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York. This was … Continue reading

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