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Dec 31, 2017

1. Resolving issues before New Year's resolutions is a better practice for some people. If you have trouble keeping your resolutions, perhaps it's time to change when you make them.

2. A listener writes in and wonders if she is toxic like her boyfriend's ex's or if he is the common denominator.

3. Is free will really...


Dec 24, 2017

1. Is it hard for you or your partner to say I love you? Sometimes the past can play an important role to prevent or encourage those words to come out of someone's mouth. If the love is there but the words aren't, it doesn't always mean there is no love.

2. When you think about how you treated your ex, do you...


Dec 17, 2017

1. Are you a chameleon? Do you change as needed for every person and situation? If so, is it really serving you?

2. If someone has ever hurt you so that you would let them go, this segment may tell you why. Fear of your reaction is usually the cause but there are others.

3. Speaking of reactions, what do you do with...


Dec 13, 2017

If your partner's family is against you and your partner sides with them, what do you do? When you can't feel safe in your own relationship because your partner's priority is his or her own family, you may have some hard choices to make. An emotionally intelligent conversation between Matthew Bivens and I on...


Dec 10, 2017

1 She caught her husband cheating, he blamed her and her family for the affair. He used to be loving and supportive. Now that he can't get his way, he is cold and manipulative.

2 She wants her ex back but all he wants is sex. She complies but feels empty and lonely without him. Now that she has healed from her past and...