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I’m Dr. Duff

I’m Robert, a licensed clinical psychologist based in Southern California, and author of the bestselling Hardcore Self Help book series. I also host a weekly podcast where I address reader questions and interview others in the mental health field.

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Overcoming Sexual Abuse: How can I improve intimacy in my relationship?

Overcoming Sexual Abuse: How can I improve intimacy in my relationship?

The experience of abuse can sadly have long-reaching repercussions in life. In episode 307, I received a question from a listener who was sexually abused by their father. This past trauma has made it increasingly difficult for them to be intimate with their husband. In this post, I offer my thoughts and advice on how you can make progress and begin to improve the intimacy in your relationship when you’ve experienced abuse.

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June 23, 2022 0

How Do I Set Healthy Boundaries With People?

How Do I Set Healthy Boundaries With People?

If you’re a naturally giving person, you can find it tough to set boundaries without being consumed by feelings of guilt or selfishness, but it is very important to also take good care of yourself. In episode 307, I received a question from an individual who has recently recognized they have neglected setting personal boundaries and how this has taken its toll on them. In this post, I offer my advice on how to start prioritizing your own needs and begin setting healthy boundaries with people.

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June 19, 2022 0