When important moments happen and our parents aren't there to react or show emotion, it stings. Emotionally unavailable parents lack the ability to offer emotional support in the face of need. They aren't present when you need them. And so, you're left with a feeling of neglect where there should be attention and care.
Many young adults hate having to choose between their love life and their family. Sometimes these two parts of your life struggle to healthily coexist. Maybe your significant other feels judged by your family, or perhaps your family doesn't care...Continue reading
Along with family and romantic partners, friends are a significant part of your social life. However, relationships can get complicated, especially when one friend constantly needs attention from the other. When it comes to setting boundaries with a clingy friend,...Continue reading
Newsflash: Family members can be loved and toxic at the same time. It's possible that the toxic ones are the ones closest to you, and the dysfunction seems unavoidable. Or perhaps, you just don’t like them…at all. Either way, how...Continue reading
It is officially the holiday season. For many people, this is a time for joy and celebration. However, the holidays can be hard for people with toxic family members, or for those who are estranged from family. Especially with COVID,...Continue reading