“Things are very comfortable with Tim1, but I just don’t know … there seems to be something missing”. Miranda had come to counselling to talk about her current boyfriend as she was contemplating whether to take the next step and move in with him. Another client, Fiona, was in the opposite position. She had already [...]
“I feel like I live incognito. I have a secret life that no-one knows about.” This was a young client talking to me during a therapy session. One might suspect she was referring to drug activity, some sexual proclivity, some sort of criminal activity or perhaps a secret liaison. Another says, “There is no-one in [...]
Great relationships don’t just happen. A good relationship may develop through time spent together and experiences shared but a great relationship requires something more.
While most of expect a certain amount of give or take in a relationship, it can become a commercial transaction if we are not careful. So what do we do if an emotional trade-off becomes our usual currency. Words by Cynthia Hickman, Psychologist.
Making healthy sexual choices in life can be a confusing task, especially if pop-culture is used as the barometer of what is "normal." Setting boundaries and knowing what is right for you, however, can help in so many other areas of your life. By Cynthia Hickman