Category Archives: Love And Relationships

Psych theories and studies on attraction, love, sex and relationships

The Psychological Effects Of Breastfeeding

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People often say there is no force stronger than a mother’s love. And it’s easy to understand why. As the newborn is beginning his or her journey into an unknown world, mom is always right there to do anything she can to make that journey successful. Over the past twenty five years, a number of studies have investigated the factors that contribute to the development of the mother-child bond. Interestingly, there is mounting evidence that breastfeeding may play a very significant role. Continue reading


How to Enjoy Life Despite Having Serious Health Problems

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It is not unusual for people with chronic physical illnesses to also contend with emotional and mental health problems. For example, many people with a physical illness like cancer or diabetes also suffer from mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. Mental health concerns may develop when a individual feels extremely worried about his or her situation, helpless to make any positive changes, and hopeless about the future. In this article we will share some tips on how you can remain positive and enjoy life despite having serious health problems. Continue reading


How Do You Fix Erectile Dysfunction?

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Many men find it difficult to talk about erectile dysfunction (ED). One of the primary reasons for this is modern society has linked male sexuality with manhood. Hence, men with ED may reason that they are no longer real men. These thoughts may lead to intense feelings of shame which make it hard to open up about the issue. Continue reading


Marriage Psychology & Counseling: Managing Incompatibility in a Relationship

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Experiencing ups and downs in your relationship is natural. Your partner feeling insecure because you have been too busy at work or going berserk because you forgot to make it to a date on time are common problems that can be worked through. However, if you’re in an incompatible relationship, you’re looking at issues that are way bigger than those previously mentioned. In fact, incompatibility is in a completely different ballpark. Continue reading


4 Signs You May Need Grief Counseling

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We all go through loss during our lifetimes, and while it’s universal, everyone deals with grief in different ways. There are many factors that can shape the way one reacts to the death of a loved one, like your relationship to that person, previous experiences with death, and religious beliefs. For some, it can take weeks, while others need months to work through the acute stages of grief. Most can do so within the first year, but many struggle with lingering sorrows even when they have a solid support system.  Continue reading


Divorce and Mental Health: 5 Tips For Effective Self-Care

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From trying to handle the legal process with a divorce lawyer in Philadelphia to navigating your own emotions, divorce can often significantly impact mental health. Stress, anxiety, and self-esteem can all run low during such a trying time. It’s important that even during such a stressful time that you prioritize your mental health. Below are five tips to help you care for yourself while navigating divorce. Continue reading