Many people find themselves facing anxiety about relationships before they are in one and/or while they are in one. What causes these anxieties? It could be in response to past relationships that hurt them. It could be the pattern they were taught growing up. Or it could be fear of the unknown. No matter why we have this… Read more »
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There are myths in every aspect of sociology, but relationship myths take the cake with how many there are, and how wrong they can be. Here are five of the most common:
Half of all marriages end in divorce. Not true. Yes, there may be half the number of divorces as there are marriages in a year, but the people getting married aren’t the ones getting divorced.
A physical is a must. Many times, your symptoms are linked to a physical problem and not a chemical problem in your brain. Make sure your doctor checks for vitamin D and vitamin B12 deficiencies, anemia, blood sugar imbalance, and insulin resistance.
Get your thyroid checked. This may seem redundant but, the truth is, many doctors don’t check everything they should. They may check the TSH levels, but not run a complete panel. Even endocrinologists may not do a complete workup to find hypothyroidism. However, every single person the author knows who has chronic depression has a problem with his or her thyroid.
Technoference may not be a word you’re familiar with, but you’ve probably figured out what it means. There’s no doubt you’ll be hearing of it more and more.
In an age when everyone is connected to everyone else 24/7, there is the expectation that you have to be available 24/7 and, if you’re not, there are repercussions. This is not a healthy way to live – especially for couples.
Straight people are often seeking relationship advice from gay men, despite their relative inexperience with opposite sex relationship dynamics. Gay men do have some key guidance they feel is pretty universal: 1. Make your own rules. Shed societal expectations of what your relationship should be or look like. Anything goes, as long as you’re both… Read more »