Rhoberta Shaler, PhD

Rhoberta Shaler, PhD.  When you're ready to say 'No more!' to toxic relationships, unnecessary drama, and poor examples for your children to follow, work with Dr. Shaler directly now  Subscribe to her Tips for Relationships. Listen to her podcasts for valuable insights and strategies to reclaim yourself, and create healthy relationships with yourself and others:Emotional Savvy: The Relationship Help Show, and Save Your Sanity: Help for Handling Hijackals.

Signs Your Relationship Is Not Just Difficult But Is Also Dangerous For You

If any of these scenarios are present in your relationship, it's time to take action.

8 Signs You’re In Love With A Difficult Person

Love-hate relationships seem funny, and even romantic ... in the movies. But in real life, they wreak havoc on your health and happiness.

Are You Emotionally Safe In Your Relationship?

“One partner can say something stupid, and the other person ignores it or doesn’t look at it as significant. There’s a level of trust. But when they lose that safety, everything has the potential to flare up. They stop taking things at face value or giving each other the benefit of the doubt.”

Covert Verbal Abuse: Is Someone Telling You How You Should Feel?

Covert verbal abuse happens when a seemingly benign remark goes under your radar. You don’t see it for the abuse it is. You get used to it. Covert verbal abuse happens when someone tells you how you feel, what you think, or what you need or want. It’s sneaky. You might not see it as abuse…yet. You soon will. Keep reading.

Read This If You Want Your Guy Back Even When He Treats You Badly

Read This If You Want Your Guy Back Even When He Treats You Badly

When They Take Credit For Everything and Responsibility For Nothing: 3 Things You Can Do

When S/he will step right in if they can take credit for something good. But, when something goes sideways, it’s all you, all your fault.

Having Trouble Co-Parenting with Your Difficult Ex? Things To Know

If you are having trouble Co-Parenting with Your Difficult Ex? here are a few Things To Know

Setting Boundaries That are Clear and Well-Expressed

Ever feel used, abused and confused? It may be that you are suffering from “Boundaries”.

How Being ‘Always’ Right Makes It Wrong For A Relationship

There are a lot of places along the way between the extremes of right and wrong. I hope your relationship is more important than being right!

If Your Partner Says “It’s All Your Fault,” it’s likely not. Here’s why.

“It’s all your fault!” No matter what is happening you hear “It’s all your fault.” Even, if you weren’t there, it’s somehow all your fault.

5 Awful Gifts A Child Receives From Difficult or Toxic Parents

If you were raised by a difficult parent, deep down, you know you're not fine.

Why The Silent Treatment Never Works And 6 Ways To Communicate Better

Your silence says more than you realize. And everything it says is hurtful.