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So far Terry A. Rifkin has created 10 blog entries.

Self Defeating Behavior

By |2017-09-04T22:05:07+00:00September 4th, 2017|Categories: Rifkin Blog|

By: Terry A Rifkin L.C.S.W. Self defeating behavior is not just a form of unnatural behavior; it often indicates a personality disorder especially when it occurs regularly or in a certain pattern. Such behavior or disorder can present itself in many ways. It is important to recognize such indications so that the behavior and the condition [...]

Overcoming Loneliness

By |2017-09-04T22:05:13+00:00September 4th, 2017|Categories: Rifkin Blog|

By: Terry A Rifkin L.C.S.W. Loneliness is different from being alone. Being alone is when you are by yourself, mostly taken in physical terms. But loneliness is a state of mind. It does not matter whether you are all alone in a deserted place or in a crowded place; loneliness can affect you not only in [...]

Keeping Love Alive

By |2017-09-04T22:05:18+00:00September 4th, 2017|Categories: Rifkin Blog|

By: Terry A Rifkin L.C.S.W. It is part of the natural course of a relationship that somewhere along the road, the strong emotions and feelings of love experienced at the beginning eventually wane. Although love seldom plays by the rules, it is true that it takes work. Not because you work on it means it becomes [...]

The Steps to Self Esteem

By |2017-09-04T22:05:24+00:00September 4th, 2017|Categories: Rifkin Blog|

By: Terry A Rifkin L.C.S.W. Self esteem is important to everybody; unfortunately, it is practically a rare resource. A lot of people deal with low self esteem. Lack of self esteem also leads to several other problems in life. A student might be discouraged from doing well in school, or a person might not excel at [...]

Dreams… What Do They Mean?

By |2017-09-04T22:05:29+00:00September 4th, 2017|Categories: Rifkin Blog|

By: Terry A Rifkin L.C.S.W. People often wonder about dreams; especially when they come to us unhindered and uncontrolled. And most of the time, the dreams are perplexing that it has become a popular objective to uncover what the dreams really mean. This is what is called dream interpretation. It is the process of extracting meaning [...]

Coping With Guilt

By |2017-09-04T22:05:34+00:00September 4th, 2017|Categories: Rifkin Blog|

By: Terry A Rifkin L.C.S.W. Guilt is one of the most unfavorable feelings a person can go through in life. Guilt is defined in many ways. It is a feeling of responsibility for whatever negative occurrences or circumstances that affected you or other people, and also a feeling of remorse for negative thoughts, feelings, and opinions. [...]

Getting Older….The Children are Gone

By |2017-09-04T22:05:40+00:00September 4th, 2017|Categories: Rifkin Blog|

By: Terry A Rifkin L.C.S.W. All parents go through the dreadful stage of letting go of their children as the latter grows up. This stage is unavoidable. In getting older, as a parent, you tend to want more attention or appreciation. Unfortunately, at around the same time, your children are discovering life and experiences. If a [...]

Children of Divorce

By |2017-09-04T21:54:37+00:00September 4th, 2017|Categories: Rifkin Blog|

By: Terry A Rifkin L.C.S.W. Divorce is a taxing experience for an adult so one can just imagine the impact that it can have on the life of a child. Even for an adult it is normal to harbor overwhelming feelings of confusion, anger, sadness, instability and fear but these feelings are amplified in children who [...]

Intimacy: How to Create Closeness in Your Relationship

By |2017-09-04T21:54:50+00:00September 2nd, 2017|Categories: Rifkin Blog|

By: Terry A Rifkin L.C.S.W. Intimacy and closeness are very important in any relationship, but these are not easily achieved. Some people think that having a long relationship already equates to closeness, but the truth is that not all relationships have that much-needed closeness. Intimacy and closeness, in fact, are often present during the early stages of [...]