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Yes, it’s Possible to Leave a Narcissist

If you’re dating a narcissist, you might be experiencing narcissistic abuse. Leaving an abusive relationship is far from easy, as abusers will do anything to maintain the power and control they need. Research shows it takes an average of seven attempts to leave an abusive relationship, and at times leaving a narcissist can seem impossible. … Read more

Narcissism In Relationships: Everything You Need to Know

Dr. Quratulain Zaidi on signs that point towards your significant other being a narcissist. Dating a narcissist can be dangerous territory, as it can lead to narcissistic abuse in extreme cases. While just about anyone can display narcissistic behaviour from time to time, for someone to be diagnosed with true narcissist personality disorder (NPD) they … Read more

SCMP Article: Sex or your phone – which would you rather go without?

Couples often report feelings of relationship dissatisfaction, depression and attachment anxiety when technology interferes with intimacy. For those who chose the former, Dr. Quratulain Zaidi shares that making online time a joint experience instead – by watching YouTube or playing online games together – can strengthen a relationship. Smartphone Addiction V.S Relationships When faced with … Read more

Checking In On Mental Health in Relationships

May, mental health awareness month, reminds us to check up on our mental health and reflect on how our relationships are faring. Every relationship has its ups and downs, but it’s important to check in on the well-being of your relationship with your partner so you can address any issues that may be lurking under … Read more

Relationships during a pandemic and the importance of maintaining them

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The world hasn’t looked the same since early 2020. When life just started to return to some level of ‘normalcy’ in 2021, coronavirus showed us just how adaptable it could be with a new variant that brought with it different lockdown regulations here in Hong Kong. But the pandemic has also forced us to adapt … Read more