It’s Okay Not to Feel Okay: Anxiety Disorders in Personal Relationships

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PTSD. OCD. GAD… So many anxiety disorders get boiled down to short, sweet little acronyms—even though their impacts are often long-lasting and sometimes bitter. As someone living with anxiety, I spent most of my early adulthood wandering through every “what if” labyrinth my nerves felt like exploring. These mental excursions took days out of my …

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Navigating Traditional Gender Roles: Where they come from and the impact on a relationship

Traditional Gender Roles The Nxt Chapter

What are traditional gender roles and how are they learned? When most people think of traditional gender roles, they might picture a “Leave It To Beaver” family with a stay-at-home wife who keeps a perfectly clean house and has dinner on the table when her husband gets home from work. Gender roles, are more complex …

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