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What Is... Psychology Series

What Is… Personal Boundaries

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term is personal boundaries. Kind of like our skin acts as a boundary to separate the insides of our bodies from the world, personal boundaries allow us to maintain separation in our interactions with other people. Types of boundaries… Continue reading What Is… Personal Boundaries

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Working On Us – Week 14 – Family and Friends

It's week 14 of the Working On Us mental health prompt series over at Beckie's Mental Madness.  If you'd like to participate, please refer to Beckie's post for the details.  This week's topic is relationships and boundaries. Question Prompt: How would you describe your relationships with family and friends?  I used to be close to my… Continue reading Working On Us – Week 14 – Family and Friends

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What Is… Codependency

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms.  This week's term is codependency. We hear about codependency often, particularly in relation to addiction.  What does it actually mean, though?  GoodTherapy's website says: "Codependency involves sacrificing one’s personal needs to try to meet the needs of others. Someone who is… Continue reading What Is… Codependency