Posts by Laura Duening, MA, MSW, LCSW, CADC

3 Strategies Women Can Use to Reconnect to the Intuitive Self and Reduce Problem Drinking

How many times as women are we told to “calm down?” stop overreacting?” Stop being so “dramatic?” You’re being crazy. It’s all in your head.” Messages like these are constant and disproportionately directed at women. This is the false cultural narrative of the “Irrational Woman.” As women, we’re seen as “emotional”, “reactive”, “unstable” and are…

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