50 Psychological love facts

50 Psychological love facts

The three pillars of love are intimacy, caring, and attachment. Perfect love is a combination of passion, commitment, and intimacy based on the triangular theory of love. Love is overwhelming, love is painful, love is sweet and love is devastating. It seems impossible to imagine 

Love Addiction

Love Addiction

Love addiction Background/Theories as to why love addiction develops:   Love addiction starts to develop during childhood. According to John Bowlby’ s Attachment Theory – the earliest bonds are formed by children with their caregivers and the quality of this relationship has a tremendous impact 

Moving on from the past

Moving on from the past

  Moving On From The Past Moving on from the past isn’t easy and the past can have a huge influence over our present life if we allow it. Family squabbles, unresolved issues and regrets can linger long after the event. Looking into the past 

Fine tune your focus

Fine tune your focus

There are many good reasons to fine tune your focus. Think about it, for a large part of the day we are ‘passive receptacles’ to the random onslaught of thoughts that enter our minds. Did I take the clothes out of the washing machine? Why 

Middle age misery peaks around 47

Middle age misery peaks around 47

According to a study from the US’s National Bureau of Economic Research, 47.2 is the unhappiest age you can be. Thankfully, according to this research, you become happier in your fifties and sixties. No one can say for sure why this is the case but 

What is a Psychopath?

What is a Psychopath?

The term “psychopathy” originated in 1891 in Germany. Psychopathy referred to antisocial behaviour. In 1959, “psychopathic disorder” became a legal category in the UK. It meant: a persistent disorder or disability of mind which results in abnormally aggressive or seriously irresponsible conduct.” Then in the 

Conduct Disorder

Conduct Disorder

Conduct Disorder Conduct disorder is a serious behavioural and emotional disorder that can occur in children and teens. A child with this disorder may display a pattern of disruptive/violent behaviour and have difficulty following rules. It is more common in boys than in girls and 

How your childhood affects you forever

How your childhood affects you forever

Your childhood affects you forever – have you ever given this much thought? Not many people do. Your childhood explains a lot about you. If you find that you tend to end up in the same relationship patterns, your childhood might be to blame. Parents 

Do I need therapy?

Do I need therapy?

Do I need therapy? This is a question many people ask themselves during difficult times in their lives. When we begin to question our sanity or wonder whether we are being unreasonable, self-doubt can set in. When we feel we aren’t coping, we may start 

Borderline Personality Disorder and DBT

Borderline Personality Disorder and DBT

  Maddi Crease describes DBT and explains how it has helped her more than other therapies. As a young woman who’s been in the mental health system for over six years, including inpatient admissions, I’ve had my fair share of therapy. From talking about the