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“Friendship”

Are They Going To Follow Through This Time?

Willa Williams - August 14, 2018

Have you come across a situation in which a person has a habit of making promises to you but never following through? It can be painful to depend on those promises, only to see them never come to life. What do you do in a situation like this? How do you interact with this person, to ensure the promises do not continue to be unfulfilled? 


Are They Emotionally Dependent? Are You?

Aundrea Paxton - August 7, 2018

Dear CMR,

How do I recognize emotional dependency? I am curious where the ine is drawn from depending on someone for support and where that goes too far. How do I deal with someone who might be emotionally dependent?

Signed,

Lean On Me


How To Win An Argument - It's Not What You Think!

Chris Grace, Tim Muehlhoff - July 25, 2018

What do you think about this statement? "An argument always starts the night before." In this video, Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff explore some of the easy triggers for arguments in relationships and how to recognize them before spiraling down into an argument. They offer some very practical things to do that can allow you to continue the conversation and still maintain the peace. Try some of these out for yourself!


How Do I Recognize Manipulation in Relationships?

Willa Williams - July 24, 2018

Dear CMR,

"I am in friendships that I am worried might be manipulative. What are some ways that I can recognize manipulation within friendships or relationships?" ‚Äč

Signed, 

Curious and Questioning


How Can I Support A Friend Who Is Depressed?

Chris Grace - June 26, 2018

Unfortunately, many people struggle with depression today, and probably even more than we realize. Depression is a difficult and psychologically complex disorder, so what are some practical ways to help a friend dealing with it? In today's post, Dr. Grace offers sound guidance for helping friends and loved ones who battle depression.


Is Social Media Disconnecting Us? pt.II

Dorothy Littell Greco - May 22, 2018

When you take a look at the ways that social media use has become a habit and a compulsion, it can be unsettling. In this article, Dorothy Greco continues to explore what is going on behind social media use and some practical advice on how to control your use of it rather than letting it control you. 


Is Social Media Disconnecting Us? pt. I

Dorothy Littell Greco - May 8, 2018

Social media is a way that we can stay connected to our world and share our lives with those who don't live close to us. Sharing photos of a new recipe you cooked on Facebook, or recording a short video of a vacation you were able to take can let people in on what is happening in your world. However, are we really connected to the people we share with? Today, Dorothy Greco shares her thoughts about social media and how it is affecting our society


"How Can I Make Friends If I'm Shy?"

Chris Grace - April 3, 2018

Dear CMR:

Can you offer any advice to someone who is shy and lonely but who also deals with social anxiety disorder? These are people who would like a close friend or several, but for whom speaking with someone can be intimidating, and for whom social events can be overwhelming or even frightening.

Signed,

Close To A Shy Guy

 

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