How to deal with relationship anxiety

How to deal with relationship anxiety

Relationship anxiety is a relatively new term on the scene. It connotes a variety of unpleasant responses to stressors in a relationship. A simple Google search of the term shows that there is no consensus on its meaning. Nevertheless, more and more people are...
What is relationship anxiety?

What is relationship anxiety?

As I note regularly in the Deconstructing Anxiety model*, anxiety is at the source of any problem. This is a bold claim, I realize, but with the “digging for gold“ process, anyone can prove this to themselves. By starting with a randomly chosen problem, they can go...
How to stop being jealous in a relationship

How to stop being jealous in a relationship

One of the primary forms of relationship anxiety we see in therapy is, no surprise, the jealous partner. Jealousy can be an extremely painful emotion, deconstructing straight down to a core fear of loss of love. The thinking goes “I am not as worthy as the person I am...

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