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Why is my Sense of Self Disrupted by Holiday Stressors?

The development of your sense of self does not occur in a vacuum and, rather, is situationally-sensitive and embedded in all of your life experiences.  You may deny or minimize the huge influence of others and of society in general upon your sense of self, particularly during the holiday season.  Across the lifespan, the importance of others …

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Understanding Toxic Relationships and their Emotionally Abusive Effects on Mental Health by Dr. Rebecca Wang

A toxic relationship was originally defined by Dr. Lillian Glass in her 1995 book, entitled, Toxic People, as “any relationship which lacks emotional support, has frequent conflict, involves one person having more power than one’s partner, and often feels like a competition, rather than a mutually-supportive partnership.”  Toxic relationships can have extremely detrimental effects upon …

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