Monthly Archives: December 2012

Big feelings and little feelings–know which one your partner is having

Recently in a therapy session I hit on an idea that seemed really helpful.  It is simple, as most helpful ideas are.  Here it is:  When your partner is upset, ask yourself, “Is this a big feeling or a little … Continue reading

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Teddy Bears and Recovery

I received an email today which makes a claim that I have believed for a while.  This email said that hugging a teddy bear can be a really comforting thing.   Specifically, this email said that hugging a teddy can … Continue reading

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