J&J Chats #7: From needing support to forming friendships

J and J Chats. From needing support to forming friendships.

Welcome to J&J Chats! A series of advice and discourse discussions from J (Jess) & J (Jas, aka, my girlfriend). Topics sent anonymously via curious cat. Current topic: Making online relationships rooted in a need for support develop into strong and authentic relationships.

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J&J Chats: Online Friends

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Welcome to J&J Chats! A series of advice and discourse discussions from J (Jess) & J (Jas, aka, my girlfriend). Topics sent anonymously via curious cat. Current topic: How to make friends online.

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5 Ways to Better Communicate During a Conflict with Someone with BPD

A frowning face is divided in half. One half has a thought bubble, one half has a speech bubble. The thought bubble states, I know you're leaving me. The speech bubble states, I'm leaving you first.

Communicating when you’re having a conflict with someone with BPD can be very difficult and often has a “things get worse before they get better” outcome. This post outlines 5 practical steps and tools to strengthen your ability to communicate effectively during a conflict.

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5 Ways to Better Reassure Someone with BPD

A frowning face has a speech bubble and a thought bubble. The speech bubble states, Do you love me? The thought bubble states, i know you hate me.

Reassuring someone with BPD can sometimes be quite difficult, but it is extremely necessary. Here are six clear and practical steps you can take to better the way you reassure someone with BPD.

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How to Make the Distance Work: A Communication Guide

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Communication is obviously the most important thing to surviving any relationship. With long-distance, it’s even more vital to develop good communication strategies between you and your partner and find the tools that keep you connected. (Post 2/6. Read the intro here.)

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