Summary: How To Stop Deflecting In A Relationship

  • Name: Jeremy Brown Fatherly
  • Category: Lifestyle and Fitness
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Fatherly
  • Deadline: 9:00 AM EST – 8 May

Query: Deflection is a common defense mechanism where a person redirects blame or criticism onto someone or something else. It’s an easy trap to fall into but it’s one that can be very frustrating in a relationship — romantic or otherwise. I am writing a story about deflection, explaining what it is, why it happens, and why it’s an issue. I am hoping to hear from some experts who can provide insight into how to recognize and try to prevent the behavior.

Summary: Mental Health Pro Quotes on Emotional Support Water Bottles

  • Name: Angelica Wilson 21Ninety
  • Category: Biotech and Healthcare
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: 21Ninety
  • Deadline: 12:00 PM EST – 8 May

Query: There is a trend online of people showing off their emotional support water bottles. So I want to ask;

  1. How does a physical item provide emotional support?
  2. How does this attachment to an object begin?
  3. Is there any harm in having an emotional support water bottle?
  4. When should someone with an emotional support water bottle consider seeking mental health treatment?
  5. Anything else you’d like to add about emotional support water bottles

Requirements: Must be a certified mental health professional. Name (First and Last) / Website (or Social)

Summary: Quotes from psychologist about being friends with an ex

  • Name: Leighann Bacher Wealthy Single Mommy
  • Category: General
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Wealthy Single Mommy
  • Deadline: 7:00 PM EST – 8 May

Query: I need help with the following questions;

  1. What are some of the negatives and positives of remaining friends with an ex? In what situations is it appropriate vs. not?
  2. What are some reasons someone might want to remain friends with an ex?
  3. If you do want to remain friends, how do you make that transition in a healthy way?
  4. Is it a red flag to be friends with an ex?
  5. If someone is feeling the urge to call an ex, how should they handle that/know if it’s a good idea?
  6. Why is it so hard to get over an ex?

Requirements: Must be a licensed, degreed psychologist.

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