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Navigating Love and Relationships with Complex PTSD

Traumatic experiences often look different in each setting, but they all stem from emotional, psychological, and physical abuse (to name a few). The maltreatment you endure impacts the way you perceive or understand yourself; it also psychologically re-organizes your understanding of the world around you. The exposure to repeated and persistent traumatic events, more specifically …

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What You Need to Know about Attachment Styles and Your Relationships

An attachment bond is an emotional relationship involving the exchange of comfort, care, and pleasure between an individual and another person (e.g., a child and their parent or caregiver). Early researchers on attachment—John Bowlby, Mary Ainsworth, and Mary Main—described this bond as “a lasting psychological connectedness between human beings.” Bowlby believed your early childhood influences …

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Breaking Bisexual Stereotypes and Embracing Diverse Sexualities

March is Bisexual Health Awareness Month; it is also Women’s History Month in the U.S. Bisexuality—pansexuality or non-monosexuality—refers to attraction to more than one gender, regardless of one’s gender. Despite making up the largest group within the LGBTQIA+ community, bisexual folks often face a lot of stigma, even within the community.  Myths or misconceptions about them …

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The Detrimental Impact of Conversion “Therapy”

Conversion therapy, also known as “reparative” or “ex-gay” therapy, refers to a range of practices aimed at changing an individual’s sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Academic and medical publications often describe these practices as sexual orientation change efforts (SOCE), gender identity change efforts (GICE), or a combination of both terms (SOGICE).  Conversion therapy …

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The Importance of Secure Attachment in Non-Monogamous Relationships

Attachment theory is a framework used to examine an individual’s patterns and behaviors in human relationships. Attachment suggests that early childhood relationships with caregivers shape an individual’s romantic attachment style later in life. In this post, we will delve into how secure attachment can be developed in queer relationships, particularly with non-monogamous couples. What Are …

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