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How To Navigate Uncertainty in Marriage With Grace

Marriage is a winding journey. At times, it’s difficult to navigate the uncertainty in marriage, let alone with grace. Read more

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3 Warning Signs of Fear in Your Relationship

Many women unknowingly carry a subtle undercurrent of anxiety. It often lingers beneath the surface, undetected, until it spills into the fabric of everyday life, making it impossible to ignore.

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Shadow Work: How To Strengthen Your Relationship With Yourself And Your Partner

Today I’m going to explore the Jungian archetype of the Shadow, everything we can’t see in ourselves, and the importance of shadow work in relationships.  Read more

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Why You Might Think The Worst About Your Partner And What To Do Next

Projection and projective identification have a significant role to play in relationship breakdown.

Before we dive deep into why that is, here’s a reminder for you to read last week’s post. Last week’s blog post was about how you can see your partner as someone from your past without even realising it. And then how you treat your partner in ways that have nothing to do with them.

You can check it out here if you haven’t read that post.

This week we are going to talk about projection and projective identification. Read more

Eye glasses with paper eyes as lenses - The 3 Unconscious Ways You Are Blocking Intimacy - Sandra Harewood

The 3 Unconscious Ways You Are Blocking Intimacy

Over the next three weeks, I’m deeply diving into the unconscious ways you block intimacy in your marriage.  This week we’re going to look at transference in relationships.   Read more

Door Opening To Empty Chair - 21 Painful Losses You Might Not Expect In Divorce - Sandra Harewood Counselling

21 Painful Losses You Might Not Expect In Divorce

Divorce isn’t always painful.  

But what is always part of a divorce or separation is loss.  

Divorce is all about loss.   Read more

Sad Woman and Concerned Man - How To Tell If Your Are At Risk Of Having An Emotional Affair

How To Tell If Your Are At Risk Of Having An Emotional Affair

I have sat with many couples, both personally and professionally, who are grappling with the impact of an affair on the relationship.  An emotional affair can be particularly confusing.

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8 Myths About Marriage You Must Break To Have A Mature Relationship

Let’s have a chat about common myths around marriage.

Stories about relationships date back to time immemorial. Read more

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Should I Stay Married?

I get why so many women carry marital doubts alone, wondering should I stay married?

I don’t know about you, but I grew up with the golden household rule ‘don’t chat yuh buziness!’ Read more

Woman Holding Passport In Her Hands - Understanding Why Some Decisions Are Easier to Make - Sandra Harewood Counselling

The Truth About Deciding To Stay Or Leave

We all have insecurities and doubts about ourselves and the consequences of our decisions in our lives, particularly when deciding to stay or leave a marriage or long term committed relationship.

Even the most upbeat people who stand tall and strong will have a wobble from time to time.  Read more