Teen Relationship Abuse (Psych Central Podcast)

Young love isn’t always innocent puppy love. Just like adult relationships, sometimes these young partnerships can become emotionally abusive or violent. What are some signs of teen dating violence? And how can family and friends help? Click on the player below to listen now! […]

By |2020-08-04T17:29:10-04:00August 13th, 2020|Relationships, The Psych Central Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Teen Relationship Abuse (Psych Central Podcast)

Your Gut Instinct Hurts Romance (Psych Central Podcast)

When we send verbal and non-verbal signals, we think the other person understands what we’re trying to say. In reality, we need to stop assuming we know how others perceive us and vice versa. In today’s show, we discuss the 12 mental habits that can give us top-notch communication skills. Click on [...]

By |2020-07-28T22:06:39-04:00August 6th, 2020|Podcast, Relationships, The Psych Central Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your Gut Instinct Hurts Romance (Psych Central Podcast)

What’s Your Magic Sex Number? (Psych Central Podcast)

Did you know you have a magic sex number? It’s how much sex you’d prefer to have if you were with your ideal partner, says today’s guest, marriage and family therapist Steven Ing. People can have vastly different numbers, of course — from 4 times a day to once a month to [...]

By |2020-05-01T17:39:13-04:00April 30th, 2020|Relationships, The Psych Central Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What’s Your Magic Sex Number? (Psych Central Podcast)

I Love You, Don’t Leave Me (Not Crazy Podcast)

Do you worry endlessly that your partner will leave you or die? In today’s Not Crazy podcast, we take a deep look at abandonment issues. Gabe opens up about his constant fear that his wife Kendall will suddenly decide she is too good for him and take off, even though there is [...]

By |2020-03-24T10:24:11-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Bipolar Disorder, Not Crazy, Relationships|Comments Off on I Love You, Don’t Leave Me (Not Crazy Podcast)

Why I Have Bipolar and also a Good Marriage

Bipolar disorder can take a toll on relationships, but this can be prevented by following tips such as trusting your partner and putting yourself first.   Anyone who has followed my work long enough knows that my wife isn’t angry at the fact that I have a bipolar diagnosis. She doesn’t celebrate it but she [...]

By |2018-09-06T11:22:58-04:00September 6th, 2018|Bipolar Disorder, Family, Relationships|4 Comments

My Loophole Grandchild?

I spent most of August 3, 2018, sitting in a hospital room waiting on the birth of my granddaughter. At 9:11 in the evening, after waiting for almost 13 hours, Lennox Rose finally entered the world. By 10 that night, I kissed Dad and Mom on the forehead and rubbed the little girl’s back and [...]

By |2018-08-14T11:20:46-04:00August 14th, 2018|Family, Relationships, Self-Care|Comments Off on My Loophole Grandchild?

What is the difference between “Bipolar Anger” and Anger

The majority of people with bipolar disorder have experienced “bipolar anger,” a level of rage outside the “normal” range. But, what exactly is it? There are many types of anger associated with bipolar disorder. Putting aside stereotypes is difficult, however. Not every single angry episode can be attributed to mental illness. Just as people who like football have [...]

By |2018-07-12T11:31:26-04:00July 12th, 2018|Bipolar Disorder, Relationships, Self-Care|Comments Off on What is the difference between “Bipolar Anger” and Anger

Bipolar Disorder and Hypersexuality

The compulsions associated with hypersexuality can be as damaging as addiction. So, what exactly is it? I’ve long said that society discusses human sexuality less than bipolar disorder. I don’t mean pop culture sex talk, but openly and frankly discussing sex. Despite using half-naked models to advertise pretty much anything, we seem remarkably unwilling to [...]

By |2018-04-03T12:47:14-04:00April 3rd, 2018|Bipolar Disorder, Mental Illness, Relationships|2 Comments

Who is Responsible When it Comes to Mental Illness? Bipolar or You?

Living with bipolar disorder presents a number of challenges, from the obvious – dealing with the depression, mania, and other symptoms – to the lesser understood challenges – such as discrimination, managing medical care, and handling family concerns. It shouldn’t be surprising to anyone that living with a life-long and chronic illness is going to [...]

By |2018-03-27T16:16:16-04:00March 27th, 2018|Bipolar Disorder, Relationships|Comments Off on Who is Responsible When it Comes to Mental Illness? Bipolar or You?

How to Ensure You Are Getting the Right Mental Health Care

Having a mental health problem can be debilitating, especially when it starts to affect how you go about your daily life, or when you start to feel as though you are no longer the person you used to be. In the United States and all around the world, a sharp rise in mental health diagnoses [...]

By |2018-03-27T14:32:46-04:00March 22nd, 2018|Caregiving, Guest Blog, Guest Blogs, Mental Illness, Relationships|Comments Off on How to Ensure You Are Getting the Right Mental Health Care