Top 7 Insecurities Men Don’t Want Women to Know

insecuritiesLearn the top insecurities of men, and how they can deal with them effectively.

In the book, Seven Deep Insecurities Men Don’t Want Women to KnowSheri Ragland shares the story of her husband’s life and struggles with his insecurities, and addresses the psychological, physical, and spiritual components needed in healthy relationships. Through her book, Ragland encourages men to acknowledge their insecurities and have healthy discussions with their partners through effective and meaningful communication.

Following are highlights of my interview with Sheri Ragland on Last First Date Radio as we discuss the top seven insecurities men don’t want women to know.

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How to Deal With Chronically Difficult People

difficult peopleIf you’ve ever been in relationship with a chronically difficult person, Dr. Rhoberta Shaler has terrific strategies and insights. 

As a relationship consultant, speaker and author, Dr. Rhoberta Shaler, The Relationship Help Doctor, provides urgent and ongoing care for individuals, couples, companies, and even the United States Marines. She works with the partners, ex’s, adult children, and co-workers of chronically difficult people. She calls them “Hijackals™: people who hijack relationships for their own purposes while relentless scavenging them for power, status, and control.

Join me as Dr. Shaler offers the insights, strategies, and support you need to reclaim hope, confidence–and your sanity–when dealing with the constant uncertainty and jaw-dropping behaviors of Hijackals in your life, at home and at work.

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Recovering Addicts: Self-Disclosure in Dating

self-disclosureThis guest post was written by recovering addict, Mel Black. I thought it was an important topic to cover, as many people who date are in recovery. Timing is everything in dating, especially when disclosing the more difficult things about ourselves. I hope you enjoy this article. Please leave a comment and let me know if this is something you’ve dealt with.

For someone in recovery for an addiction, there are many challenges to overcome. Going through withdrawal, recovering physical and mental health, and above all, staying clean, are difficult processes, and recovery is more a work in progress than a discrete event. During all of this, there’s one aspect that often gets pushed aside in favor of more immediate problems, but for a former addict who’s in the process of rebuilding their life, this particular issue comes into sharp focus pretty quickly. The problem of self-disclosure about addiction and recovery, how to tell others and when to tell them, is something that all recovering addicts will eventually wrestle with.

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Confidence, Self-Reliance, and Independence Beyond the 12-Step Programs

self-relianceTina Tessina is a licensed psychotherapist in Southern California, with 30 years of experience in counseling individuals and couples. She is known on the Web as Dr. Romance. Tina is also the author of 13 books in 16 languages, including Money, Sex and Kids: Stop Fighting About the Three Things That Can Ruin Your Marriage (Adams Media) ) Dr. Romance’s Guide to Dating In the Digital Age, and The Real 13th Step: Discovering Confidence, Self-Reliance and Independence Beyond the 12-Step Programs. Following are loosely transcribed highlights of our radio show, Discovering Confidence‬, Self-Reliance & ‪‎Independence‬ Beyond the 12 Step Programs.

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Codependency Recovery: How to Stop Loving the People Who Hurt You

codependencyPsychotherapist and author Ross A. Rosenberg, is the owner and works in Clinical Care Consultants, a counseling center in the northern suburbs of Chicago. He also owns and trains with Advanced Clinical Trainers (ACT), which provides a platform for talented and inspiring trainers, leaders and experts. Ross has been a psychotherapist since 1988. He is considered an expert in codependency recovery, sex and love addiction, and Narcissistic and Borderline Personality Disorders. Ross is a licensed therapist who is also a certified addiction counselor (CADC) and certified sex addictions therapist (CSAT). He joined me on Last First Date radio for a highly informative show about how to avoid dating and falling in love with the people who hurt us. Following are loosely transcribed highlights of the show.

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