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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

Stepping Away From Resentment in Your Relationship

Sometimes you can become so frustrated and resentful with your partner that it may seem easier to just end the relationship. You may feel like you can no longer tolerate your loved one’s behaviour and see no way to fix it. So you ponder the idea of leaving. However, there is another way to move … Read more

Little Steps Asia Interview – Coping With Covid Fatigue ft. MindnLife

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Looking after our mental health and supporting family and friends as we navigate our way through the pandemic is crucial – but it can be difficult sometimes with restrictions placed on our lives, particularly if we haven’t been able to see family overseas. Let us introduce to you our guest – Dr. Zaidi, owner of … Read more

Which Type of Lonely are you?

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If you were to google types of loneliness, you might be surprised at how many lonely types there are.  One loneliness researcher found eighty different types of loneliness.  Loneliness can range from existential loneliness to physical loneliness.  Any loneliness can lead to feeling unseen, unheard and unloved.  Here are some of the types of loneliness … 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