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Clinical psychologist, writer. Editor of On the Couch: Practical psychology for everyday life. karen@onthecouch.co.nz

The pain of relationship insecurity.

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The keys to everyday bravery.

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Where does fear come from?

“Scared is what you’re…


If you’re older than 40, you’ll know what I’m saying.

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And the signs you’re not so good.

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It’s not about “settling” for less.

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Because trust lets you breathe out.

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Does your partner struggle to commit? Or maybe it’s you?

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What are Commitment Issues?

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Is your partner worth hanging on to? Are you too?

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Here are 5 things you do need.

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