In this episode Dr. Cortney Warren and I discuss why it is so hard to let go of your ex, the difficulty with being honest and how to take steps to create a positive long-term romantic relationship.
Dr. Cortney S. Warren is a board-certified clinical psychologist and former tenured associate professor of psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Having won numerous professional awards for her research, Cortney is an expert on addictions, self-deception, romantic relationships, eating pathology, and the practice of psychotherapy from a cross-cultural perspective. Her newest work is a self-help book on love addiction and breakups called Letting Go of Your Ex (2023).
Social Media Links:
Psychology Today Naked Truth Blog: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/naked-truth
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Ka7bam4AAAAJ&hl=en
TEDx Talk: Honest Liars https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpEeSa6zBTE&t=2s
Intro Music by Wordsmith: http://www.wordsmithmusic.com
0:00:02 – Love Addiction
0:10:01 – Long-Term Relationships & Breaking Up
0:21:48 – The Dilemma of Self Deception
0:28:39 – Navigating Healthy Relationships
0:40:17 – Individuality in Relationships
0:46:11 – Reorienting and Learning
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