Channel Islands Rehab - February 2024 Newsletter
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February 2024 Newsletter

In the quest for healing, it’s essential to acknowledge the spectrum of love. Healthy love fosters growth, respect, and freedom, nurturing the soul like a gentle breeze on a spring morning. Yet, unhealthy attachments can ensnare, suffocate, and distort reality, casting shadows on the path to healing. As you navigate your journey, remember: every step towards healthy love is a step towards reclaiming your power, rebuilding your spirit, and rediscovering the beauty of a life lived with authenticity and purpose.

The Difference Between Healthy And Unhealthy Love

The Difference Between Healthy And Unhealthy Love

Break the cycle of unhealthy attachment.

It is not uncommon for people to see love as an all-encompassing emotion, at least in the early stages of the relationship. This is a time when attention is focused on the partner and building bonds, so both people may be giving more than they are taking from the relationship.

Understanding the Basics of Healthy Love

However, in healthy love, each individual maintains a sense of self. She or he may give to the partner but never expect to have to give more than they are comfortable providing. In return, their sense of self-esteem means they have clearly defined boundaries. If the partner crosses those boundaries, the individual has the confidence to address the issue, set the boundary, and follow through if it is breached again. At the same time, in a healthy, loving relationship, the partner respects those boundaries as well as the other individual.

In a healthy love relationship, the couple gives and takes over their time together. Neither feels “lost” in the other person or loses their sense of self-worth or self-identity. Key signs of healthy love include:

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50 Sweet & Romantic Things to Say to Your Lover

50 Sweet & Romantic Things to Say to Your Lover

Sweet romantic words to tell your lover are written all over your heart. Are you having a hard time expressing these heartfelt sentiments? Learn to give your lover that warm and fuzzy feeling through loving words you can say when you’re out and about, cuddling, or on Valentine’s Day. Romantic things to say to your lover are also a great addition to a card or social media post.

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65 Valentine’s Day Quotes for Friends That Your Bestie Will Adore

65 Valentine's Day Quotes for Friends That Your Bestie Will Adore

As Valentine’s Day approaches, let’s not forget to celebrate the joys of friendship! Galentine’s Day reminds us of the importance of honoring our closest companions, like the bond between Ree and Hyacinth. This February 14th, dive into a collection of heartfelt Valentine’s Day quotes crafted especially for friends. After all, as Oprah Winfrey said, true friends “lift you higher,” making every day brighter. From moving sentiments to lighthearted puns, these quotes offer the perfect way to express appreciation for the special people in our lives.

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