Fear of Abandonment

WHAT IS ABANDONMENT?For the purpose of this article, I will be exploring the phenomenon of abandonment in the context of a rupture in an attachment relationship or withdrawal by the significant other at the psychological (emotional, sexual, physical) and spiritual levels. This experience will be described in terms of an experience of being feeling rejected, dismissed, devalued, left in a state of emptiness and dread, cut off from a crucial source of sustenance.I will be looking at the

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Anxiety – Our Inner Alarm System

Anxiety is something we all experience from time to time and our understanding of it has increased greatly over time.Anxiety is the bodies’ natural physical survival response to a perceived or actual threat. This is often referred to as the “fight or flight” response when this is activated the body floods with hormones one of which being adrenaline. The body experiences a series of physiological reactions it is these reactions that help to keep us alive as they

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