In his book, The Five Love Languages, author Gary Chapman theorizes that people tend to naturally give love in the way that they prefer to receive love, and better communication between couples can be accomplished when one can demonstrate caring to the other person in the love language the recipient understands. He outlines the basic
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The concept of addiction to alcohol and other drugs is pretty well understood by most people. A chemical creates a reaction in the body that makes us feel so good that it becomes impossible to live without it. But did you know we can react to behavioral stimuli in the exact same way? That’s process addiction. Gambling, sex/porn,
The Effect of Technology on Adolescents In viewing the contemporary youth outlook in America, unique challenges kids face on a daily basis are apparent: conflicts with peers and parents combine with daily pressures to form a ceaseless helping of stress. Developmental and contextual factors collide, as well. Various social
by Deepak Santhiraj, MSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker America is in the midst of a loneliness epidemic that has gripped the nation with unrelenting tentacles. You can read specifically about the statistical significance here. Social anxiety has a crippling effect. The Adolescent Mental Health Initiative has already painted a
By Grant Stenzel, MS Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Giving is Not a One Way Street We all know at least one person in our life who is an Habitual Giver. They seem like a magnet for anyone seeking problem solving, comfort or just someone to listen to their woes. They may even cultivate this image. Meanwhile, we are