Josephine Ferraro, LCSW - NYC Psychotherapist

Psychotherapy, EMDR, Hypnosis & Sex Therapy

Psychotherapy, EMDR, Hypnosis, Somatic Experiencing & Sex Therapy - In Person and Online Therapy
(917) 742-2624

Email: [email protected]


My Articles About Relationships

Dating vs Being in a Relationship:

What is Your Flirting Style?

The Physical Flirting Style

The Playful Flirting Style

The Sincere Flirting Style

The Traditional Flirting Style

The Polite Flirting Style

Relationships: What is Attraction?

Understanding the Connection Between Your Personality Type and Your Choice or a Romantic Partner

How You Feel About Yourself Can Affect Whether or Not You're Attracted to Your Partner

How to Build Trust and Connection in Your Relationship

Identifying the Negative Cycle in Your Relationship

Breaking the Negative Cycle in Your Relationship With Emotionally Focused Therapy For Couples

How to Stop Arguments in Your Relationship

Getting Curious About Your Own and Your Partner's Turn-Ons

How to Prevent Conflict Avoidance From Destroying Your Relationship

How Do You Handle Blame? Are You an Internalizer or an Externalizer?

Coping With Perfectionism in Your Relationship

How to Overcome Polarization in Your Relationship

Overcoming Giving and Receiving Imbalances in Your Relationship

How Can a Growth Mindset Improve Your Relationship?

Why Do People Leave Relationships By Ghosting?

How Your Attachment Style Affects Your Relationship:

Understanding the Avoidant Attachment Style of Emotionally Unavailable People:

Resolving Problems Between Individuals With Avoidant and Anxious Attachment Styles:

Emotionally Intimate Relationships Provide an Opportunity to Get to Know Yourself:

Are You Afraid to Be Emotionally Intimate in a Relationship?

Relationships: How to Become More Emotionally Attuned to Each Other

Are You Able to Express Your Vulnerable Feelings to Your Partner?

Growing as an Individual While You're in a Relationship:

How to Talk to Your Partner About Sex - Part 1:

How to Talk to Your Partner About Sex - Part 2:

Marriage: Are You Expecting Too Much of Your Spouse?

What is Ethical Non-Monogamy?

The Advantages of Having a Relationship Agreement When You're in a Monogamous Relationship

Overcoming Jealousy and Insecurity That's Ruining Your Relationship:

Fear of Abandonment Can Occur Even in a Healthy Stable Relationship:

Memories of Your First Love Can Have a Profound Impact on Later Romantic Relationships - Part 1:

Memories of Your First Love Can Have a Profound Impact on Later Romantic Relationships: Part 2:

Romantic Obsessions and the Thrill of the Chase - Part 1:

Romantic Obsessions and the Thrill of the Chase: Part 2:

Romantic Obsessions and the Thrill of the Chase: Part 3:

Tips on Getting Along as a Couple During the COVID-19 Crisis:

How Trauma Affects Relationships:

The Impact of Parentification Trauma in Adult Romantic Relationships

Why Do Core Emotional Issues Get Triggered in Relationships:

Falling in Love With the Fantasy Instead of the Reality:

Relationships: The Ideal vs. the Real:

Emotional Vulnerability as a Pathway to Greater Emotional Intimacy:

What Does It Mean to Be Emotionally Available in Your Relationship?

How to Become Emotionally Available in Your Relationship

How Do You Know If You're in an Unhealthy Relationship?

Are You Giving Away Your Power in a Relationship With Someone Who Doesn't Treat You Well?

Taking Back Your Personal Power in a Relationship:

You're in Love With Your Partner But You're Not Compatible:

Should You Stay or Should You Leave Your Relationship?

Relationships: What is Micro-cheating?

The Connection Between Infidelity and the Need to Feel Desirable:

How to Save Your Relationship After Infidelity:

Understanding Serial Monogamists - Part 1:

Understanding Serial Monogamists - Part 2:

7 Reasons Why You Might Be Struggling With a Breakup:

Understanding the Underlying Emotional Impact of "Players" - Part 1:

Understanding the Underlying Emotional Impact of "Players" - Part 2:

Telltale Signs You're in a Relationship With a Womanizer

Are You Being Gaslighted in Your Relationship?

A Relationship With a Narcissistic Partner Can Have a Negative Impact on Your Self Esteem:

A Relationship With a Narcissistic Partner: Where Did the Love Go?

Bait and Switch as a Form of Manipulation in Relationships:

Relationships: Is Your Partner "Breadcrumbing" You?  - Part 1:

Relationships: Is Your Partner "Breadcrumbing" You? - Part 2:

What's the Difference Between Privacy and Secrecy in a Relationship?

Financial Infidelity is a Major Issue in Relationships

A Good Sense of Humor Can Be Sexually Attractive

What Are the Telltale Signs of a Serial Cheater?

How to Stop Cheating and Repair Your Relationship

Relationships: Confusing Love With Longing

Romantic Attractions: What is Limerence, Also Known as "Love at First Sight"?

Romantic Attractions: What Are the 3 Stages of Limerence?

What Are the 7 Stages of Gaslighting in a Relationship?

Understanding Unintentional Gaslighting in a Relationship