Relationship Issues

How Early Childhood Oedipal Narcissistic Development Affects Later Adult Intimacy and Relationships

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How Early Childhood Oedipal Narcissistic Development Affects Later Adult Intimacy and Relationships by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, Western Australia Copyright 2011 INTRODUCTION In my companion article How Early Life Attachment affects Adult Intimacy and Relationships, I explored some of the implications and consequences now being documented by trauma researchers, and childhood development psychologists, […]

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Childhood Bullying including Cyber Bullying

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Bullying is an increasing problem in society today. Bullying occurs by and against children, by and against adults, and now remotely via electronic mediums such as the internet, mobile phone and text messaging. Being a bully and being bullied have now been firmly linked in studies to a variety of detrimental mental health conditions for […]

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Online Affairs and Cybersex Addiction

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Many relationships and marriages are put into crisis by one or both partners embarking on an affair or sexual encounter at one time or another. The betrayal occurs because there is in place prior to the betrayal either an explicit or implicit agreement or pact of monogamy and dedication to the partner at an emotional, […]

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Facing Grief, Loss and Death

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Western culture is in denial and fear about death and dying. We live in a sanitised youth and beauty obsessed culture where we do not want to be confronted with images and experiences of our mortality. As a result most of us have no skills or tolerance in facing and dealing with death and the […]

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Sexual Betrayal Within a Relationship And Marital Affairs and Infidelity

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Many relationships and marriages are put into crisis by one or both partners embarking on an affair  or sexual encounter at one time or another. The betrayal occurs because there is in place prior to the betrayal either an explicit or implicit agreement or pact of monogamy and dedication to the partner at an emotional, […]

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Bullying

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Bullying by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2011 Bullying is an increasing problem in society today. Bullying occurs by and against children, by and against adults, and now remotely via electronic mediums such as the internet, mobile phone, social media and text messaging. Being a bully and being bullied […]

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How Early Life Attachment Affects Adult Intimacy and Relationships

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2011-01-01How Early Life Attachment Affects Adult Intimacy and Relationships by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2011 At the dawn of the 21st century there exists an increasing isolation and separateness in men and women like never before. This resulting dissatisfaction has its roots based in the misplaced expectations that […]

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