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way out of a dangerous relationship

Dangerous relationship: recognize and neutralize

Not so long ago, the country was stirred by the news that a young man in a fit of jealousy killed the girl who left him. He killed right on the street. And we can be horrified by condemning the killer, or we can try to understand the reasons for what happened. However, this situation may not happen to everyone. And this is not about someone else’s fault, but the scenario of the relationship itself ...

Relations. Universal needs

Relations are a process of mutual exchange. We are used to reading and watching films where relationships involve self-sacrifice, altruism and mutual understanding. In reality, we encounter a few other things and suspect our partners of selfishness. There are two news on this subject. The good thing is that there are universal psychological needs for relationships universal for all people. The bad news is ...

Black stripe in a relationship, or How to overcome a crisis?

Normal relationships are usually cyclical. They begin with a rainbow of love, but gradually give way to habit, and sometimes even disappointment ... But, paradoxically, only at the end of this difficult path does true love come. The intermediate stages of a relationship are often seen as the final disappointment and cause for breakup. Is it worth giving each other a chance? How to save a relationship ...

How to survive the loss of relationships and the death of loved ones

Losses accompany our lives all the time. Sometimes the sudden marriage of a girlfriend or the departure of a close friend to another country are more painful than the death of a relative. For most socialized and mentally healthy people, loneliness is just a temporary resource that we periodically resort to. After such a short-term recovery, each of us recalls our relatives and friends. Relations are ...

emotional abuse

The silence of the lambs, or the Truth about emotional abuse

Sometimes a word hurts more than any weapon. The wound visible to the eye can be washed, sutured, cured. From the same soul suffer no less, and to heal them is not easy. Legislation protects victims of physical abuse, but what if bruises and scars are not visible and emotional abuse becomes unbearable? Responsibility for this type of violence is defined in Article 173-2 of the AC of Ukraine “Committing ...

symbiotic relationship

Symbiotic relationship, or the Lost Self

The current relationship with people is a replay of our relationships with members of the parental family, or the result of their absence. In life, a lot comes from the family. From it grows a sense of security, the ability to trust people, calm in contact with them, and most importantly - without them. Today, the problem of co-dependent, or, otherwise, symbiotic relations is the main ...

psychology of conflict

Actors and Conflict Scenarios

Recently I read an interesting thought - "neurosis is a sign of mental health." If you think about it, neurosis is really a product of the protective mechanisms of the psyche. If we are able to worry, get angry or be depressed, then our body is fighting for life. As a runny nose, it is a sign of the normal functioning of the immune system and mucous membranes as barriers. But sometimes these normal reactions are very tiring. ...

relations

In a relationship. Rules for cohabitation

No matter how we strive for individualism, man is a socially dependent being. Initially, the personality is formed in the family. Then he develops and studies in wider groups of society - school, kindergarten. We are accustomed to consider those related to the body as vital needs (food, safety). But the need for a relationship is no less necessary. We learn the "rules" of relationships since childhood, ...

confusion

Confusion: when landmarks are lost

Probably every psychologist has a “keyword” that defines HIS clients. Such a request-highlighter. It determines the type of client that suits the style of work and the personality of a particular psychologist. Such a word determines the specialization in the work and the volume of the problem that can be solved with a specific specialist. In my practice, such a word is "confused / enlightened." Whatever request comes in ...

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