Couples & Family Psychology

LOVE LINGERS HERE: INTIMATE ENDURING RELATIONSHIPS XI. STORMING IN AN ENDURING RELATIONSHIP

LOVE LINGERS HERE: INTIMATE ENDURING RELATIONSHIPS XI. STORMING IN AN ENDURING RELATIONSHIP

The second phase that characterizes most developmental plates involves conflict about what the relationship is and should be and/or about the relative influence which each member of the couple should wield in working on specific developmental tasks. In many cases, couples confront the unreality of their idealized images of the relationship.

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Love Lingers Here: Intimate Enduring Relationships X: Forming A Relationship

Love Lingers Here: Intimate Enduring Relationships X: Forming A Relationship

Couples move through four overall stages of development, the initial stage being defined as “forming,” and the subsequent three stages being defined as “storming,” “norming” and “performing” — to borrow terms used by Tuchman.

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Couples Communication: Military Marriages and the Languages of Love

Couples Communication: Military Marriages and the Languages of Love

We often heard statements made that military marriages have shockingly high divorce rates, or that “only the strongest survive.” If …

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Couples Therapy in Singapore

Couples Therapy in Singapore

As in the United States and other Western countries, couples in Singapore seek out therapeutic assistance in addressing their major, unresolved issues which is mainly revolved around the family of origin.

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Love Lingers Here: Enduring Intimate Relationships  VII. The Marker Event—Establishing A Commitment as A Couple

Love Lingers Here: Enduring Intimate Relationships VII. The Marker Event—Establishing A Commitment as A Couple

It is critical to know and understand the circumstances and sequence of events associated with the decision of two people to become a couple. The defining moment in the life of a couple is critical as a way of defining an orienting difference.

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The Postmodern Life: A Psychological Perspective

The Postmodern Life: A Psychological Perspective

The post-modem world is shaped by pluralism, democracy, religious freedom, consumerism, mobility, and increasing access to news and entertainment

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COVID-19: A Day in the Life of Someone Caregiving for an Adult Child with Special Needs

COVID-19: A Day in the Life of Someone Caregiving for an Adult Child with Special Needs

Now my special needs daughter is home because her work program and residential program are both closed. Works has to take place between her needs and demands

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Love Lingers Here: Enduring Intimate Relationships IV: The New Self and Founding Story

Love Lingers Here: Enduring Intimate Relationships IV: The New Self and Founding Story

The first myth that we are likely to embrace when we are looking for and establishing an intimate relationship concerns …

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LOVE LINGERS HERE: INTIMATE ENDURING RELATIONSHIPS III. THE MYTHS AND REALITY OF ENDURING RELATIONSHIPS (THE STORIES WE ARE TOLD)

LOVE LINGERS HERE: INTIMATE ENDURING RELATIONSHIPS III. THE MYTHS AND REALITY OF ENDURING RELATIONSHIPS (THE STORIES WE ARE TOLD)

We must first look at the history of relationships in our contemporary societies and, more specifically, on the dominant personal and collective myths we cling to about intimacy and enduring relationships.

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Raising a Difficult Child to Success: Infancy–Temperament and Attachment

Raising a Difficult Child to Success: Infancy–Temperament and Attachment

The “goodness of fit” between parent(s) and child is perhaps one of the most vital aspects of successfully raising a child.

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