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Common Family Dysfunctions

WHAT IS FAMILY DYSFUNCTION?   The most universal trait among dysfunctional families is an inability to manage intimacy.  Intimacy may be defined as the sharing of feelings. To function intimately one must first be a self and express it.  Second, … Continue reading

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True Intimacy Depends Upon Separateness

INTIMACY DEPENDS ON SEPARATENESS   In earliest childhood our self-concept emerges from the symbiotic union of mother and baby.  Gradually it dawns on us that we are separate from our earliest caregivers.  First we learn we have a separate body … Continue reading

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