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Male Loneliness – Is it Really Different? And How Can You Tackle It?

by Jaffor Bhuiya Loneliness is a leading symptom for mental health issues like depression, and also, unfortunately, for suicide. With statistics from the Mental Health Foundation now showing that three times as many British men than women die from suicide yearly, it’s time we saw male loneliness as the significant threat to men’s health it...

Male Mental Health – How Can You Support the Men in Your Life?

by Victoria Stokes Male mental health is a serious concern in the UK. According to the Mental Health Foundation, around one in every eight men in England has a mental health concern like depression, anxiety or obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). And they are three times more likely to commit suicide as well as three times...

Interpersonal Therapy vs DIT – Are They the Same?

Like the idea of a therapy that is ‘interpersonal’? That helps you improve your relationships and social skills? But confused to see the terms ‘interpersonal therapy’ and also ‘dynamic interpersonal therapy‘ (DIT)? Are they or aren’t they the same thing? What is interpersonal therapy? ‘Interpersonal therapy’, or ‘IPT’, believes that by looking at and improving...

Passivity in Relationships- Is Being “Laid Back” Ruining Everything?

by Andrea Blundell Opposites attract, right? In some ways, yes. A relationship can have one person who is more assertive than the other, and this can work. But too much passivity in relationships is another story. What is passivity in relationships? Passivity means you do not exert yourself in your relationships, meaning you leave things...

Is it Emotional Cheating? And What Now?

by Andrea Blundell You are getting very close to someone, and your partner finds out and is worried. Or they haven’t found out, but you are starting to wonder if you are crossing a line. Is it emotional cheating? And does it really even matter? What is emotional cheating? Emotional cheating means you are developing...