The Importance of Choosing a Growth-Oriented Partner

Falling in love can often feel like a magical experience, yet there are also complex psychological processes that can sometimes lead us astray. The initial phase of love, commonly referred to as the "honeymoon period," is typically characterized by intense physical attraction and infatuation. Our brains produce a rush of feel-good hormones like dopamine and oxytocin, which can make us [...]

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Wanting To Be More Than Friends

When we’re getting to know one another, it’s normal for one person to develop stronger feelings for the other. Or one individual may develop feelings of physical attraction or romantic interest, that are not shared by the other. It can be confusing when you're spending a lot of time with someone and enjoying each other's company, and you're feeling uncertain [...]

By |2023-05-10T15:24:32-04:00April 22, 2023|0 Comments

The Biochemistry of Love, Lust, Attachment and Loss

Our experience of love and loss is multifaceted and influenced by various components that shape our emotions and behaviors. Understanding the complex interplay of these factors can help us to gain insight into our emotional experiences, recognize patterns in our relationships, and work towards personal growth and healing. As social beings, we have an innate drive to form attachments and [...]

By |2023-06-13T15:35:22-04:00March 20, 2023|0 Comments

Are You Addicted to Emotionally Unavailable Partners that Abuse and Abandon You?

Those of us who suffer from abandonment wounds are operating with a tremendous disadvantage. Many of us have never developed the capacity to differentiate between love and our feelings of longing and emotional hunger. In fact, the only time we seem to be able to experience those intense feelings of being in love with another individual is when we’re longing [...]

By |2023-06-13T15:44:05-04:00November 29, 2019|0 Comments


Growing up in Southeast Texas was not easy. I had few friends during this part of my adolescence and I never resonated with the culture or felt any connection to the land. I remember always wanting to be somewhere else. Adolescence is an awkward time for most of us. I was painfully shy and that sometimes made social interactions very [...]

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