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The Psychological Reasons For Prince’s Exceptional Creativity, Drug Addiction And Untimely Death: Part 3

In the first two articles, we explored the framework to Prince’s exceptional creativity as well as the environment which turned that creative potential into success. In this final article, we explore the psychological Achilles’ heel which created a vulnerability to addiction and likely led to his untimely death. As a reclusive lone male, without a family of his own, we might predict that Prince’s sense of self worth would build from where he derived the greatest appreciation and validation, namely, the area he truly excelled at, his work. Without ‘normal’ […]...

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Why Did Kylo Ren Turn To The Dark Side?

Ben Solo, the only son of Hans Solo and Princess Leia was lured to the Dark Side by Supreme Leader Snoke, but why? Kylo Ren (aka Ben Solo’s Dark Side alter ego) like his grandfather Darth Vader is angry, the forces of the Dark Side are able to take advantage of this and manipulate him into turning away from the Light. There are no obvious present day triggers for Kylo Ren’s anger, when this happens it usually means what we are feeling is related to something that has happened in […]...

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Laws Of Love: The Power Of Early Attachment Styles On Adult Romantic Relationships

Let’s face it. Sooner or later we have all asked ourselves ‘Why did I choose him/her?’. After all, we meet a numerous amount of people during our daily routine. So how do we select our better halves among many prospective candidates? And which are the elements that influence romantic partner’s choice? The science of psychology has attempted to answer these questions, and has achieved a considerable success in doing so. Among the various psychological models used by clinicians and researchers to investigate the subject is the attachment theoretical approach. Attachment […]...

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Do You Constantly Worry That Your Partner Will Leave You? Part 2

Do you constantly worry that your partner will leave you? Part 2 In part 1, we looked at how our abandonment fears can manifest in intimate relationships and how this is linked to experiences of separation in our childhood. Here are some steps to changing this: 1. Work with your therapist at the British CBT and counselling service to understand the situations in your childhood that have contributed to your fear of abandonment. 2. Monitor your feelings of abandonment. Learn to identify when your fears are triggered, for instance, when […]...

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