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Psychology Today: 3 Keys to Finding the Balance in Motherhood Psychology Today: How to Prevent Back to School Meltdowns Psychology Today: When to Consider Boarding School Psychology Today: How to Talk to Your Kids About Money Psychology Today: Questions for … Continue reading

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Do Your Friendships Pass the Test?

By Sean Grover, LCSW Do your friendships energize and inspire you, or burden and drain you? Recently, I met up with one of my best pals. Like many old friends, we share a secret language, referring to events and situations … Continue reading

Filed under Couples Therapy, Depression, Psychotherapy

Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places? How to Break the Broken Heart Habit

By Sean Grover, LCSW Last summer, I attended a concert by a famed singer-song writer. When he took command of the stage, you knew you were in the hands of an old pro; someone who had spent a lifetime in … Continue reading

Filed under Couples Therapy, Depression, Perspectives, Psychotherapy

The Holiday Survival Kit: How to Manage Your In-Laws

Why holidays are a financial bonanza for psychotherapists. If you adore your in-laws and delight in their company, consider yourself one of the lucky ones and read no further. But if the thought of spending time with your partner’s family … Continue reading

Filed under Couples Therapy, Parenting

Are You Emotionally Attuned?

by Sean Grover The Secret World of Emotional Attunement When your radio’s tuned properly to your favorite station, the broadcast comes in loud and clear. Without any static or overlap of frequencies, you relax and enjoy the music or the … Continue reading

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The Loneliness of the People Pleaser

By Sean Grover When someone asks you a favor, do you readily agree and later regret it? Perhaps you say yes, when you really wanted to say no? Afterward, do you feel victimized, lament your decision, or bemoan your fate? … Continue reading

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Why Do You Avoid Conflicts?

By Sean Grover  When faced with a conflict, do you suffer from the Triple A’s: apologizing, agreeing, and accommodating? Under pressure, are you more likely to compromise or hide your true feelings behind a tense smile or nervous laugh? And … Continue reading

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How to Resolve Your Fear of Intimacy

Spending too much time alone? Here are a few things to consider. By Sean Grover Sure, intimate relationships improve your life—but do you know they also extend it? In an article in the New York Times by Jane E. Brody, … Continue reading

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Hate Me in a More Loving Way: A Couple’s Guided to Better Arguing

By Sean Grover Years ago, I worked with married couple who never tired of yelling at each other. In fact, their full-throated shouting matches became legendary at the psychotherapy institute I worked at and earned me many complaints from my … Continue reading

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