The Psychology of Obsessing Over Your Ex

Obsessing over your ex

Circles recently interviewed Psychologist and Researcher Dr. Cortney S. Warren on the reasons why we may obsess over our ex, how that is related to addiction, and how to break free of the cycle using CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.) Join us for more live events featuring mental and emotional health experts, only on the Circles […]

Op Ed: The mental health crisis needs collective community care

Caring signs on a fencepost, saying "don't give up, you matter, you are not alone

Traditionally, finding a therapist or mental health professional is considered the first solution to every life challenge. But during a national crisis where the US is experiencing a widespread shortage of therapists, where can people turn? And what if the issue is not “suitable” or “ready” for therapy, such as a string of late nights […]

Divorce Coach Interview – Jenine Marie Powell

Ten years ago, my ex-husband blindsided me – he was having an affair, so we got a divorce. I was a stay-at-home mom with two children ages 5 and 10, and I was totally shocked and in disbelief. My whole life got turned upside down in a matter of an instant.

Finding Self-Love after Divorce or Loss

During challenging life experiences like loss or divorce, self-love can feel especially hard. Jeff Crume, our Circles Guide who specializes in relationships and personal development, offers tips for practicing self-love within difficult times.   For Valentines Day, we have free audio-only groups for those seeking community after divorce or loss of a loved one. Join us here! […]

“The way we grieve is as unique as the love we shared”

Today’s spotlight is on Kerry Phillips. Following the unexpected loss of her husband when she was 32, Kerry founded Young, Widowed & Dating, a community for young widows to support each other as they venture back into the dating pool. Since its founding in 2015, the community has reached 9,000 members. Can you tell me […]

You Are Not Alone This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving – to give thanks. To bestow or grant a grateful thought. To greet a moment, or a day, with special gratitude. Gratitude born of all the myriad of circumstances we have to be thankful for. A roof over our heads, fresh air in our lungs, maybe a phone call from a loved one or […]

Our Amazing Partners Bringing Support to Millions This Holiday

What do you think of when you think of the winter holidays? Lights, presents, family, cheer, and merriment are all things that probably ran through your mind. That’s understandable since that’s all we see. But while most brands and the media portray a perfectly “filtered” holiday filled with joy and happiness, at Circles we understand […]

Why Facebook’s Announcement is Bad News for Our Future Mental Health

Wednesday was a terrible day for the future of all of our mental health. Facebook, newly named Meta, declared that in the near future more and more of our human interactions will be converted into remote and efficient communications. I am amazed that we continue to be unable to connect the dots between the unbelievable […]