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4 Signs that You Have an Eating Disorder

By Leia Rivera

Eating disorders are particularly difficult due to the vast symptoms that each person can develop individually. Here are a few ... Continue Reading

Woman who commits self-harm secretly pleads for help

3 Warning Signs That Your Loved One is Suffering From Self-Harm

By Leia Rivera

Self-harm is sometimes hard to catch because, unlike other addictions that cause noticeable symptoms over a long period of time... Continue Reading

Self harm

How to Prevent Self-Harm When the Feelings Get Unmanageable

By Leia Rivera

Self harm can be irresistible and seemingly unstoppable in the moment of urgency, but it does not have to be this way. Here are... Continue Reading

Gambling addicition

Losing It All: A Closer Look at Compulsive Gambling

By Tess Chedsey

Gambling addiction is a real disorder. Like any other addiction, it can spiral the addict's life out of control and bring miser... Continue Reading

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A Sex Therapist’s Response to Pamela Anderson’s Anti-Porn Piece

By Joanne Chu

Due to all the back and forth on this topic, we reached out to Stefanie Carnes, daughter of the famous Patrick Carnes, who is a... Continue Reading

Man experiences PTSD

5 Things You Need to Know About PTSD

By Liemann Valdimar

Although treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a well-established component in the mental health scene, there ... Continue Reading

Woman in recovery struggles with social media obsession

The Dark Side of Social Media

By Toshia Humphries

For individuals in recovery, social media can become another way to avoid, escape or distract oneself from reality. Continue Reading

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Conflict Addiction: Who It Affects and Why It Happens

By Kasey Cook

A conflict addict may be characterized as a person who will risk everything for the thrill of an argument and the subconscious ... Continue Reading

Woman shifts addiction from abusing substances to working out late at night

Substitute Addictions: A Dangerous Reality

By Toshia Humphries

Aside from sex, eating and gambling disorders, there are other substitute addictions that are much harder to recognize. Continue Reading

Are You a Love Addict? Here are 5 Defining Stages

By Dominica Applegate

Love addiction, or codependency, is a silent killer of relationships and causes an enormous amount of pain. As with any addicti... Continue Reading

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5 Tell-Tale Signs Your Substance Abuse is a Symptom of an Underlying Psychological Problem

Here are 5 tell-tale signs your substance abuse is really a symptom of a larger mental health issue. Continue Reading

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Selfie Addiction: Editing for Perfection

By Dominica Applegate

Like many other addictions, there are large underlying issues to be addressed. Continue Reading

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It's Not You, It's All of Us: Why Being Addicted to an Ex Just Means You're Human

By Joanne Chu

Struggling to move on from an ex isn't a sign of weakness; it's simply a sign that you've loved. Continue Reading

A Full Spectrum Look at Anxiety

By Nina Bradshaw

There's general anxiety and then there's anxiety that constitutes as a disorder. Here's to a complete understanding of the vary... Continue Reading

The "Crazy Ex": A Scientific Explanation

By M. Lujan

Learn about the science of adult attachment and what exactly causes the obsessive "crazy ex" phenomenon. Continue Reading