Robert Duff

Episode 292: Reacting to My Partner’s Sexual Past

Hello, friends! This is a short and sweet episode where I answer the following question: I recently learned of my partner’s previous threesome. I can’t stop feeling disgust and anxiety from it, even though I know that’s not fair. How can I deal with…

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Episode 291: Teen Suicide Contagion & Trauma Dissociation

Hello, everyone! Pretty heavy episode this time. Nothing graphic, as usual, but I decided to tackle some tricky questions. Before hopping into the questions, I share a quick tip about managing the news cycle during this really intense time. Here are…

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Episode 290: Intrusive Thoughts of Harming Family & Ruminating About Therapy

Hello, friends! I hope you are all doing well. In this episode, I start off with a quick update about my experience so far on Lexapro (escitalopram), an SSRI medication for anxiety. After that, I jump straight into the following super interesting…

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Episode 289: Self-Disclosure in Therapy and Suicidality vs Intrusive Thoughts

Hey, all! Nice Q&A episode for you here. The second questions talks a bit about suicidality, but nothing too graphic. Very interesting stuff. Here’s what I cover: How do you feel about therapists self-disclosing in therapy? Should I be concerned…

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Episode 288: Confidentiality for Minors & Physical vs Mental Issues

Hey, everyone. Short and sweet episode today featuring the following questions: I am a minor in therapy. What can my therapist share with my parents about self-harm? How can I tell the difference between a physical issue like hypothyroidism and a…

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Episode 287: Doubting Your Own Trauma & ADHD Misdiagnosis

Hello, friends! This episode features two questions related to trauma. There is nothing violent or explicit described, but both questions do involve childhood abuse. Just be aware. Here is what is covered in this episode: I sometimes doubt that my…

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Episode 286: Anxiety About Time Off & Erectile Dysfunction

Hey, friends! I hope that your week has been great. I want to give you a big thanks for listening to the show. I really appreciate you. This is a question and answer episode where I tackle the following: How can I get over my anxiety about having…

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Episode 285: Grief and New Relationships & Secondhand Trauma

Hello, all! I hope that you are having a fantastic week. Unfortunately, omicron has found its way into the Duff household, but alas… the show must go on! I have a great Q&A episode with the following questions submitted by listeners like you: …

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Episode 284: How I am Approaching This Year

Hello, friends! Haven’t talked in a little while. I hope you have been enjoying yourself. I am back this week with a new episode. This time instead of a Q&A, I am going to be talking about how I am approaching the year. I go through a LOT in this…

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Episode 283: Meth Addiction Guilt & Depression When Everything is “Fine”

Hello, all! Great episode here for you today thanks to a couple awesome listener questions. If you haven’t yet gotten a copy of my 500 Journal Prompts book, it makes a perfect little stocking stuffer. Here are the questions from this episode: My…

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