Most couples can relate to the dynamic of one person wanting more closeness and the other needing more space. Psychologists often refer to this as the Pursuer/Distancer Dynamic. Recent research has shown that couples stuck in this mode are actually at the highest risk for divorce. In this episode, we discuss this common relationship problem... Read more »
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Most of us can relate to having a nagging, nitpicking, negative voice in our heads that feeds us an endless stream of commentary and bad advice. In this episode, we interview Dr. Lisa Firestone about this critical inner voice. We uncover where this inner critic comes from, how it manifests itself, and the many ways it... Read more »
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In this bonus episode, Dr. Lisa Firestone walks us through the five steps of Voice Therapy, a theory developed by her father Dr. Robert Firestone. Then, you will hear audio from a real person going through the steps of Voice Therapy with Dr. Robert Firestone to help illustrate the process of Voice Therapy and the... Read more »
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When we feel rejected, we often turn against ourselves, and begin to believe that the only person who can make us feel okay again is the very person who has rejected us. We may believe that getting back that person back is the only thing that will make our pain go away, but the truth... Read more »
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