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Single is the New Black

Everyone who’s been single longer than they’d hoped to be has encountered the fear of being alone forever.

Ep.145 Quit Worrying About Being Alone Forever—ch. 11 of Single is the New Black

Lisa Clearly

Lisa Clearly went through a bad breakup at age 31. In addition to grieving the demise of her relationship, she lost her job and ended up homeless. She joins us to discuss the question, “Can anything good come from a bad breakup?”

Ep. 143 Can Anything Good Come From a Bad Breakup? With Lisa Cleary

Dr. Karin Podcast Ep. 142

In this Love & Life Q&A episode, I answer 3 questions:1. How can I tell if the attraction I feel for someone is healthy?2. How can I address the topic of a pre-nup with my fiancé? 3. Do women need to “signal” to other women that they’re in a relationship?

Ep. 142 What if the “Sparks” are Due to a Trauma Bond or Anxious Attachment Style?

Dr. Karin Love and Life Media

Recently, I posted a poll on Instagram asking if you had any questions or topics you wanted Dan and me to discuss on the program. You had a LOT to say and today we respond to you questions and concerns in an episode devoted to how to have a GREAT relationship.

Ep. 139 How to Have a GREAT Relationship: Dan and I Tell All!

Eli Weinstein

There’s still a bit of mystery—and sometimes, stigma—surrounding psychotherapy, so I’m starting an occasional series called, “Let’s Talk Therapy!” In these episodes we’ll pull back the curtain and provide the inside scoop on what counseling is all about! Today, Eli Weinstein, LCSW, shares his professional and personal journey as a social worker and therapist.

Ep 138 Let’s Talk Therapy! with Eli Weinstein, LCSW

Shari Botwin

Shari Botwin, LCSW, joins Dr. Karin to talk about her book, Thriving After Trauma: Stories of Living and Healing.

Ep. 137 Thriving After Trauma! with Shari Botwin, LCSW

Anita Stoudmire, MA, LPC

Relationships don’t have to be so difficult—they can actually be fluid and even EASY! But they definitely can’t be easy if we pick unhealthy, toxic partners. And all too often, we’re completely unaware as to why we keep attracting—and being attracted to—dysfunctional people in the first place. For years, Anita Stoudmire chose men who were incapable of being the partner she desired. Eventually, she’d had enough disappointment and frustration. Anita began to unpack the dynamics causing her to choose poorly. She joins me to explain how she fixed her “picker” and finally learned to choose well!

Ep 136 How to Choose Well When Picking a Partner! Anita Stoudmire, MA, LPC

Why Core Values are The Secret to a Happy Relationship!

In this episode, we discuss the definition of core values and how we can identify the ones that matter most to us.

Ep. 135 Why Core Values are The Secret to a Happy Relationship!

Dr Karin Love and Life Podcast - Episode 134

It’s hard to trust when our heart has been broken multiple times. We get jaded and bitter. We build up a wall of protection. We worry we’ll never be able to trust anyone ever again.

Ep. 134 How Can I Ever Learn to Trust Again? And More of Your Questions!

Kate Griffith

Most of us assumed we’d eventually be mothers. And, many of us deeply desired this—we dreamed about it, we planned for it, we read parenting books preparing ourselves for this most important role. But sometimes, life doesn’t play out as we’d hoped and we end up childless not by choice. Katy Seppi of Chasing Creation […]

Ep. 132 Childless Not By Choice