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The Fear of Intimacy describes how we often shun or inadvertently push away the love of others. Many will be surprised to learn that the real resistance to intimacy can’t be attributed to our partners, but from to an enemy lurking within. The problem arises when the positive ways a lover sees us conflicts with the negative ways we view ourselves. Though we may not be entirely aware of it on a conscious level, most of us, to some extent, have a of fear of intimacy.

How to Deal with Relationship Anxiety

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Relationships can be one of the most pleasurable things on the planet… but they can also be a breeding ground for anxious thoughts and feelings. Relationship anxiety can arise at pretty much any stage of courtship. For many single people, ...

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6 Reasons Most People Are Afraid of Love

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Presenter: Lisa Firestone, Ph.D. 3 CE Credits  CE Price: $35  Non-CE Price: $15 90 Minutes * Earn 3 CE Credits watching the Webinar and completing an accompanying reading assignment.  New studies in neuroscience tell us that it is possible to stay ...

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7 Reasons Most People are Afraid of Love

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What keeps us from finding and keeping the love we say we want? Around this time last year, Virgin Mobile USA proclaimed Feb. 13 to be “National Breakup Day.” They did so after conducting a survey in which 59 percent of people ...

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How to Make Love Last

How to make love last

Presenter: Dr. Lisa Firestone 60 Minutes Most people say they want to find love, but deep down they hold an unconscious fear of intimacy that keeps them from achieving lasting and fulfilling relationships. This Webinar with Dr. Lisa Firestone introduces ...

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How to Improve Your Relationship

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Presenter: Dr. Lisa Firestone 60 Minutes What prevents most people from being able to sustain romantic, meaningful relationships that satisfy their needs and desires? Why do people often feel compelled to punish those closest to them? What qualities should a ...

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Overcoming the Fear of Intimacy

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Presenter: Dr. Lisa Firestone 1.5 CE Credits – $25 120 Minutes What prevents most people from being able to sustain romantic, meaningful relationships that satisfy their needs and desires? Why do people often feel compelled to punish those closest to ...

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Fantasy Bond

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Film supplement to the book “The Fantasy Bond”. In this dynamic interview, Dr. Robert W. Firestone discusses his concept of the “Fantasy Bond” and its relationship to the neurotic process with Dr. Richard Sieden, suicidologist, and Barry Langberg, attorney. The ...

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The Fear of Intimacy

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Subtitle: An Examination of Withholding Behavior Patterns. A deeply moving program that explores the barriers to intimacy and closeness. In this compelling film, Dr. Robert W. Firestone and participants in a seminar on relationships expose the basis of the fear ...

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Sex and Society

Sex-and-Society

Subtitle: Everyday Abuses to Children’s Emerging Sexuality. Distorted attitudes towards sex and prejudicial views of men and women are often learned in family interactions, explicitly through imitation. These disturbances about sexuality are retained throughout life and cause serious problems in ...

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