Category Archives: Relationships

  • Lonely Man due to Family Estrangement

    Family Estrangement

    The Effects of Family Estrangement By Lynda Gurvitz, Ph.D.   The loss of a family member to death can be devastating. However, the feelings of rejection and bewilderment that often accompanies the loss of a child, sibling or parent to estrangement causes its own unique pain. Family estrangement is defined as one or more relatives Read More

  • Couple in Healthy Relationship

    Healthy Relationship

    Healthy Relationship – How do I know if my relationship is healthy? Dr. John Gottman, a well-known researcher in the area of relationships, discovered that the core of a healthy love relationship is a “romantic friendship.” Dr. Gottman defined this “friendship” as “mutual respect and enjoyment of each other’s company.” How do we feel around Read More