Category: Relationship Difficulties

How to Overcome Rapid Ejaculation (PE)

Rapid Ejaculation (PE) Rapid ejaculation (PE) is one of the most common sexual problems affecting an estimated 30% of men across all age groups and as with all of the ejaculatory disorders, leaves men with feelings of embarrassment and inadequacy. If you are worried that you have this complaint, consider first that the average lovemaking …

Strategies for dealing with Anger

Introduction: It is next to impossible to live our daily lives without feeling some anger. It could be the frustration of realising you’ve left the umbrella at home and it’s about to pour or the annoyance of arriving home to realise your housemate or partner has left the bin open all day again and the …

Difficulties in Mother-Daughter Relationships

What are some typical reasons mother and daughter don’t get along? Why can this relationship prove particularly difficult for some? Typical reasons mother and daughter don’t get along: Letting go of the parent-child role (Separation): Tensions can arise when the daughter becomes an adult. From the mother’s perspective, the transition may be difficult because it …

Unhealthy Relationships: Types and Symptoms

  A relationship is where two or more people or groups are connected and behave towards each other. Human beings are complex. Therefore, relationships are complex. When we are in healthy relationship with another or a group, there is a feeling of reciprocity and both parties get their needs met. Relationships can be a source …

What is Family Dysfunction and How Can Change Occur

Families essentially operate as systems or organisms. A system is a collection of items which are interdependent and organised for a common purpose. For example, in car production, the product moves from station to station along an assembly line, with different workers performing various production tasks along the way. If a particular station is defective …

Rejected and Broken in Love

  The following article comes from my own experience of working around the experience of rejection, I have used fictional characters as examples of typical human experiences seen by me over the years. The most unbearable pain is that of being rejected, especially by the breakup of a relationship, the pain can be tangible and …

Who am I?

Mother, Father, sister, brother, the responsible one, the fixer, the rescuer, the comedian, the negotiator, the caretaker, the addict, the child. Who are you? We all have a place in our family of origin but that may not necessarily be who we are, to our family & friends or even work colleagues. We are very …

Do Men and Women Grieve Differently? How Gender Impacts Loss

Grief Grief is a natural response that arises from losses that we encounter in life.  Many people think of grief as something that is linked to death.  Although death is the ultimate loss, we do encounter other losses that trigger grief such as loss of a job, a relationship, moving house/moving to a new area, …

Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Anxieties can cause incredible suffering, especially in combination with panic attacks. Much of this suffering goes silent and remains invisible to one’s social environment. Anxieties and panic attacks can lead to the inability to leave the house and interfere with almost every sphere of life, professional, social, and one’s relationships. When anxiety reaches into all …