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Resentful Compliance vs Commitment

By Jim Hutt, Ph.D., Family Problems Topic Expert ContributorClick here to contact Jim and/or see his GoodTherapy.org ProfileThe focus of this post is to elaborate on two related themes. One, the differences between resentful compliance and commitment. Two, how understanding those differences can alter the course of a relationship.Resentful ComplianceResentful compliance is an agreement that
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Self-Esteem in Action

Self-Esteem in ActionJune 20th, 2011  |      By Tina Gilbertson, MA, Self-Esteem Topic Expert ContributorClick here to contact Tina and/or see her GoodTherapy.org ProfileSelf-esteem is not a thing that’s either high or low that we carry around with us. Nor is it a thing we wear to protect ourselves from pain. Self-esteem is not a thing at all: it’s
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7 Tips to Resolve Conflicts about the Cash

7 Tips to Resolve Conflicts about the CashJune 15th, 2011  By Lori Hollander LCSW-C, BCD Relationships & Marriage Topic Expert ContributorClick here to contact Lori and/or see her GoodTherapy.org ProfileUnresolved conflict about money is the #1 cause of divorce in the US. Learning to communicate effectively about money is the #1 solution. The ability to face, handle and resolve conflict
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An Untold Story of Weight and Aging

An Untold Story of Weight and Aging By Tamara McClintock Greenberg, Psy.D. Although many of us deal with losses as we age, weight is generally not among them. In fact, pounds on the scale are a frequent reminder that one’s metabolism is no longer as efficient. Like all adults in the U.S., boomers are afflicted by grim health statistics; many are in poor health and/or are overweight.Yet,
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Just Asking for It! Part I

Just Asking for It! Part ICan just asking for a date be persuasive? Published on May 13, 2011 by Jeremy Nicholson, M.S.W., Ph.D. in The Attraction Doctor Welcome back to The Attraction Doctor:Today I'm going to share with you a little secret. Just asking for what you want from a potential partner can be influential. In fact, asking is where influence starts (and sometimes ends). Apart
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