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Self Help

Website resources for building healthy relationships

 

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Learning how to develop and maintain meaningful relationships is one of the best things we can do for ourselves. Here are links to some helpful internet articles:

 

Self-Help: Building Better Relationships   Five skills that can help you foster better relationships.

 

Building Healthy Relationships   Information on overcoming fears of getting close to others, and techniques for developing more satisfying relationships.

 

Loneliness  We've been "created for community" but sometimes friends seem hard to find. Here are some thoughts on loneliness, and what to do about it.

 

Friendship Building  Lots of good information on how to meet and make new friends.

 

So, You Want To Have a Relationship  It can take time and energy to make relationships work,  and here are some tips to help you with that process.

 

Pornography Addiction   One of the great rewards of overcoming a pornography addiction is the ability to be fully committed to another person in a loving  and healthy way.  Is pornography hurting you and your relationships? Here are some questions to consider.

 

Coping with a Breakup   Ending a relationship can be difficult and we are often unprepared for the emotional roller coaster ride that comes with it. Here's information on the common emotions people experience during a breakup.

 

Assertive Communication Tips on communicating more assertively with others.

 

Conflict Resolution  Protect your relationships by learning to resolve your differences in a healthy way.

 

Controlling Anger Before It Controls You  Learn how to handle your anger effectively, so you don't damage your relationships.

 

mom and daughter huggingGoing away to college can sometimes put a strain on family connections. For information on keeping a healthy relationship with your parents check out:

How to Raise a Parent While at College

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You CAN Go Home Again  Strategies for Freshman going home for the first summer.