Relationships – Nancy's Counseling Corner

Has the Pandemic Put Your Marriage at Risk?

Alicia and Trevor’s marriage was humming along before the pandemic. They were both constantly busy. He went to the office every day, played team sports on the weekend—hockey in the winter, softball in the summer. She was more of an introvert, working from home,...

Why We Stay Loyal to a Narcissist

Why do we stay true to a narcissist? Why do we continue our fealty to someone whose behavior is reprehensible? Why do we persist being loyal to someone who’s abusive? If you’re berating yourself for loving someone who is not good to you, remember this: It’s not your...

Finding Hope in 2021 New Year’s Resolutions

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that the best-laid plans of anyone can go awry. No one can predict the future and that was never more true than in 2020. We learned that life can change precipitously and almost instantly. We learned that what control we thought we...

Happy Pandemic Holidays

We already know how the holidays are fraught with possibilities for depression. And this year, on top of everything else, we have a pandemic to deal with—fear of getting the virus, quarantining in place, family members who don’t agree with your take on how to handle...

Feeling Depressed During Covid-19 Holidays?

The holidays are often a time when people struggle with depression. This year, in the midst of a pandemic, you may be more susceptible than ever. On top of that, if you become depressed you may also experience anxiety since the two often go hand in hand. It’s a double...

Survive and Thrive During Covid-19 Thanksgiving

There’s no doubt the holidays will be more challenging this year. You may be mourning the loss of traditions, traveling to see family or family coming to see you. There is a real feeling of loss this Thanksgiving. These are difficult times. If you are feeling lonely,...