Recognising Safe and Healthy Connections in Early-Stage Romantic Interactions

In our initial interactions with someone new, we are, on some level, attempting to decipher whether they are safe. Dr. Bruce D. Perry explains in his bestselling book with Oprah, What Happened To You? (Bluebird/Pan Macmillan), that we pick up on power differentials....

We Can Unlearn Our Anxiety About Other People’s Moods and Behaviour

When someone close to you is unhappy, unreasonable or out of sorts, what happens? Do you immediately wonder what you’ve done or feel some level of obligation to ‘fix’ it? An easy thought trap to fall into is, This person’s unhappy. It must...