That’s Not Love: It’s Codependency

Codependency_Therapy with Luvie

“I can’t stop thinking about her.” “I’m just so OBSESSED with him.” “I can’t live without her!” While these statements can seem endearing on the surface, in a particular context, these phrases can be evidence codependency. I often encounter individuals grappling with the subtle yet intricate web of relationship codependency. In session, as we explored […]

Forgiveness: A Crucial Principle to a Healthy Life

Forgiveness is tricky because we hear we’re “supposed to forgive”. On the other hand, we hear “I have a right to how I feel.” This post will not be about telling you why you must forgive but rather what you lose out on if you don’t. Then you can decide for yourself if it is […]

Relationship Tips: How to Win Every Conflict

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Conflict in relationships are unavoidable. But by setting up the relationship for success, you can win every time. These relationship tips will show you how to win every conflict. It begins by creating patterns. First Relationship Tip The first relationship tip is creating patterns that are healthy and sustainable.  What that looks like is there […]

The Best Gift You Could Give Yourself: True Self-Love

We hear that Self-Love is the essential love but, how does this practically look? Through the years, I’ve found that True Self-Love is two-fold: The first being Self-Discovery and the other Self-Acceptance.  Self-Discovery Self-Discovery is precisely as it sounds. It is to take the time and focused intention to come to know yourself. What are […]

Toxic Traits of Perfectionism and How to Improve Part. 2

Ife Duduyemi

Toxic Perfectionism Part 2 Perfectionism can take a toll on one’s life mentally, emotionally, and relationally. Part 1 of this blog series discussed the toxic traits of perfectionism, their effects on the individual and those around them. These traits include being highly critical of yourself and others, habitually seeking out mistakes, downward spiraling when expectations […]

Father’s Day Complicated

Father's Day

Father’s Day Can Be Complicated For people that had good experiences with their dad, Father’s Day is a reminder of an opportunity to celebrate him for all that he’s done for you. Yet, I also recognize that there are people that didn’t have good experiences with their fathers. When they think about their fathers, there’s, […]

Post Labor Day Survival Guide

Labor Day

What’s the deal with Labor Day? We perceive Labor Day with mixed feelings. We either look to it in celebration or as a wakeup call to back to reality. CELEBRATION… If you have school-aged children, Labor Day signaled your last summer holiday to squeeze in a little more fun. For other, it was time for […]