relationships

Is Your Spouse or Bestie Sabotaging You at Work? A Relationship Coach Weighs In

Is Your Spouse or Bestie Sabotaging You at Work? A Relationship Coach Weighs In

What happens when you start wondering if you still trust a person with your work challenges or questions? Did you ever have the sneaking feeling that your best friend at work has their own agenda which doesn’t necessarily include your success as a priority? You’re not alone and there’s a very good reason for it.

Psychology Today: Is This Dynamic Ruining Your Romantic Relationship? By Seth J. Gillihan, Ph.D. with Polly Young-Eisendrath, Ph.D.

Psychology Today: Is This Dynamic Ruining Your Romantic Relationship? By Seth J. Gillihan, Ph.D. with Polly Young-Eisendrath, Ph.D.

Have you ever found yourself having the same argument with your significant other, over and over again? Maybe you've even had the same repetitive argument with multiple romantic partners over the years.

Why does this keep happening?

Think Act Be with Seth J. Gillihan, Ph.D.

Think Act Be with Seth J. Gillihan, Ph.D.

Listen to Polly Young-Eisendrath, Ph.D. and Seth Gillihan, Ph.D. talk about the big ideas from her recent book, Love Between Equals: Relationship as a Spiritual Path. Polly presents an inspiring view of committed relationships—not at all an idealized view, as she acknowledges the challenges in sharing life with another person.

Psych Central Book Review: Love Between Equals: Relationship as a Spiritual Path

Psych Central Book Review: Love Between Equals: Relationship as a Spiritual Path

In her wedding vows for her second (or maybe third) marriage, my sister said, “…as long as this lasts” instead of “’til death do us part.” Was it wry and dark humor, or a pretty accurate reflection of how modern relationships play out? The American Psychological Associates notes that, in Western cultures, 90% of people marry by age 50, and 40-50% of those couples divorce. Divorce rates are even higher for subsequent marriages. Perhaps my sister’s vow reflected her own personal experience as well as an understanding of the landscape of our times.

Bonnie Bright, Ph.D. for Pacifica Graduate Institute: Love and Relationships as a Spiritual Path in the 21st Century: A Jungian Perspective

Bonnie Bright, Ph.D. for Pacifica Graduate Institute: Love and Relationships as a Spiritual Path in the 21st Century: A Jungian Perspective

Jungian analyst, Polly Young-Eisendrath talks with Bonnie Bright, Ph.D. in conjunction with Pacifica Institute. Personal love—that is, love that we feel within—has changed in the 21st century. In this day and age, we seek three very specific outcomes in our relationships that have not always been sought in “traditional” relationships.