“True happiness is found in unselfish love, a love which increases in proportion as it is shared.” – Thomas Merton A romantic relationship is the combining of two individuals with their own unique sets of traits, preferences, and dreams.  A vast array of conscious and unconscious factors play into our initial attraction towards another person.  We are…

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“Depressed people think they know themselves, but maybe they only know depression.” – Mark Epstein Most of us agree that we don’t “enjoy” feeling miserable.  For people dealing with depression, the mere implication that they are choosing their own suffering can be very upsetting.  Rather than get caught up in feeling misunderstood, invalidated, or just…

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“Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky.” – Rainer Maria Rilke As long as we insist…

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