Category Archives: Relationships

Parental Alienation Syndrome And Effect Of Divorce On Children

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Chronic Resentment (And How To Channel Anger Positively).

Violence in movies and on the small screen is, in case you hadn’t noticed, ubiquitous. Indeed, violent films can gross several hundreds of millions of dollars at the box office. Why are such films so popular? One theory is that Read the rest

Dysfunctional Parenting Leading to Pathological Sibling Rivalry

Research suggests that certain types of a dysfunctional family (click here to read my article on ‘scapegoating’ in dysfunctional families) can give rise to pathological sibling rivalry and sibling abuse (the term ‘sibling abuse’ refers to a situation in Read the rest

Obsessive Love Resulting From Dysfunctional Childhood.

POSSIBLE CAUSES OF OBSESSIVE LOVE

Individuals who fall victim to feelings of obsessive love tend to focus these feelings on a person who is obviously UNAVAILABLE (e.g. has a different sexual orientation or is in a happy and devoted relationship Read the rest

The Long-Term Effects of Parental Rejection

My father walked out on my mother when I was eight. Always highly disturbed, my mother became yet worse and threw me out of the house when I was thirteen. This made it necessary for me to go and live Read the rest

Childhood Trauma and Obsessive Love Disorder

 

 

Obsessions are a symptom of an underlying anxiety disorder and materialize as a result of great stress such as severe emotional injury during childhood. In order to escape a world of intolerable psychological pain, the person suffering from Read the rest

Types of Relationship Problems The Individual May Experience As A Result Of Childhood Trauma.

Childhood Trauma And Adult Relationships :

Early relationships between the parent and child have an enormous impact on how the child manages relationships throughout later life.

If the child experiences significant difficulties relating to his/her parents, it often leads to Read the rest

Coping Mechanisms for Survivors of Childhood Trauma

 

How Do Survivors Of Child Abuse Cope?

There are two main types of coping mechanisms:

1) Those which are helpful in the short-term, but unhealthy in the long-term.

2) Those which are useful in the long-term (but can take more Read the rest