The Echo Chamber of Self-Obsession: Navigating Relationships with the Self-Centered

Introduction: In a world where sharing personal narratives is easier than ever, distinguishing between healthy self-expression and self-obsession has become increasingly challenging. This article delves into the intricate dynamics of dealing with individuals who are excessively self-focused. We explore how their constant need to center conversations around their experiences—whether real, exaggerated, or imaginary—impacts their relationships, … Read more

The Destructive Power of Gossip: How It Damages Friendships, Professional Interactions, and Relationships

Introduction   Gossip is an insidious force that can wreak havoc on our personal and professional lives. It often begins innocently enough—a casual comment or passing remark—but has the potential to spiral out of control, causing irreparable damage to friendships, professional interactions, and relationships with loved ones. This blog post explores the destructive impact of … Read more

Invisible Victims: When Men Are Abused

Medically reviewed by Scientific Advisory Board — Written by Victoria Ramos on April 9, 2014   In cases of domestic abuse throughout the world, the stereotype involves a man abusing a woman. For some, however, the story goes the other way around.   In figures quoted by HelpGuide.org, approximately one in three abuse victims are … Read more

9 Reasons Why Making Assumptions is Dangerous

Written by Sarah Blick. “When you assume, you make an ASS out of U and ME” I first heard these words of wisdom years ago when I was learning to drive. I’d made an assumption about what another driver was going to do. My driving instructor’s response told me my assumption was incorrect. He hit … Read more