Naked Truth Blog

The Naked Truth blog explores our very natural human tendency to lie and its effect on our relationships. This includes how self-deception influences our romantic partnerships, friendships, family dynamics, eating and body image, interaction with diverse cultural groups, and our relationship to ourselves. For it’s only when we become aware of our self-deceptive tendencies that we can challenge them and powerfully emerge into more authentic selves.

You can read it here or on Psychology Today.

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Naked Truth Blog

"The Naked Truth explores how your ability to be honest with yourself affects your life. Although the topics I explore vary widely, the aim of the blog is to explore how honest self-awareness and understanding are key to your life fulfillment. For only when you are honest with yourself can you change."

You can read it here or on Psychology Today.

‘Til Death Do Us Part?

Choosing to marry someone is one of the most important decisions you make as a human—and it’s generally intended to last a...

3 Ways to Make a Relationship Break More Effective

Romantic relationships can be very difficult to sustain over time. This leads some couples to separate as they contemplate how to move forward....

Are You Sleeping with Your Ex?

Dating relationships are rarely linear. Generally, romantic love and relationships are messy, especially after a breakup. The end of a romantic relationship often...

Dreading Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day is associated with tremendous cultural pressure around romance for singles and couples alike. For singles, there’s pressure to be in...

What Not to Do After a Breakup

Breakups can be incredibly painful. If you’re trying to heal after a breakup and feel stuck on your ex—pining over them, focused...

Self-Sabotaging Behaviors Can Destroy Your Relationships

“Do not sabotage your new relationship with your last relationship’s poison.”― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience. Self-sabotage in romantic...

Dumped During the Holidays

Being dumped by a romantic partner is generally a very painful experience. In psychology, rejection is often defined as the perception of...

5 Regrets After a Breakup

Breakups are almost universally difficult for people. Even when we actively chose to leave a relationship, we can be left with regret—about...

7 Lies You May Tell Yourself After a Breakup

As a psychologist with a specialty in lying and romantic relationships, I see how hard it is for people to move on after...

10 Toxic Communication Tendencies in Romantic Relationships

Unhealthy patterns of interactions in romantic relationships almost always include communication difficulties. In her book Toxic People (1995), Jillian Glass described a relationship dynamic in which...