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Expert Media Contributions

TERRI DIMATTEO, LPC HAS CONTRIBUTED AS A RELATIONSHIP AND INFIDELITY EXPERT IN NUMEROUS MEDIA PUBLICATIONS INCLUDING NEWSWEEK, THE TODAY SHOW, PSYCH CENTRAL, THE MUSE, YAHOO! LIFE. PRINCETON PERSPECTIVES and more.

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NEWSWEEK

Woman Refusing To Expose Wealthy Husband Cheating Sparks Concern: 'Get Out'

A woman has admitted she has discovered her husband is having an affair but is refusing to expose his adultery because he is "wealthy" and providing her with a "great life."

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NEWSWEEK

Woman Leaving Dinner With Boyfriend's Parents Over 'Weird' Rule Praised

A woman who walked out on dinner with her boyfriend's family after refusing to adhere to their unusual rules around eating has won support for her actions online.

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UPJOURNEY

How to Repair a Relationship After Cheating  Parents

It’s one of the most devastating things that can happen in a relationship — finding out your partner has cheated on you. If you’re able to move past the initial hurt, betrayal, and even anger, there is still the question of whether or not you can repair the relationship.

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PAIRED

Emotional Attraction: What Is It and How to Develop It

Looks aren’t everything: why every relationship needs emotional attraction

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HOPE LIKE A MOTHER

How To Overcome Stay-at-Home Mom Financial Abuse

If you feel like you may be experiencing financial abuse in your marriage but are not quite sure, this article is for you.

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UPJOURNEY

30+ Signs You’re Falling Out of Love

Are you starting to feel like your relationship is falling apart? Are you no longer as interested in spending time with your partner as you once were? If so, you may be experiencing the early stages of falling out of love.

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PRINCETON PERSPECTIVES

How to Keep the Spark in Your Relationship Despite the Pandemic

Ah, romance! It is a beautiful part of a life filled with mystery, excitement, tender kisses, stolen glances, and loving feelings. But did you feel it drifting away – or even coming to a complete halt – during the pandemic? We were all jolted into a new reality that put our lives in constant flux, filled our days with uncertainty, struggles, and restriction. As a result, romance is likely set aside or has become a distant memory.

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PAIRED

How to Deal With Separation Anxiety in Relationships

Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Or does it?

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YAHOO LIFE

5 Questions Your Partner Asks That Mean They Want to Break Up, Therapists Say

Communication is the key to any great relationship, so keep that conversation flowing. As Natalie Jones, PsyD, a licensed therapist in California, explains on her website, asking questions is an essential part of that communication.

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PSYCH CENTRAL

How to Get Past an Emotional Affair

Becoming emotionally intimate with someone other than your partner can be just as hurtful for your partner as a physical affair — but emotional affair recovery is possible.

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BESTLIFE

People With These 6 Dog Breeds Make the Best Romantic Partners

Keep an eye out for them as you scroll the dating apps!

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UPJOURNEY

How to Get Over a Broken Heart

No one is immune to heartache. Whether it’s the end of a relationship, a loved one passing away, or any other type of devastating news, it feels like our world has come crashing down.And while time is often said to be the best healer, that can be easier said than done.

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UPJOURNEY

How to Ask Someone Out on a Date

You’ve met someone you’re interested in, and you’d like to ask them out on a date. But you’re not sure how to go about it.You want to make sure that you put your best foot forward and come across as confident but still respectful, and you definitely don’t want to screw it up!

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BUSTLE

23 Signs You're With The Wrong Person That Are Easy To Miss

As its been said hundreds of times before, the heart wants it wants. The only trouble is that sometimes strong romantic feelings can make it difficult to notice the signs you’re with the wrong person.

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BUSTLE

Subtle Signs Your Partner Is About To Propose

If you're currently in a relationship that's gearing up to be long-term, then you likely have one eye on your partner for signs they are about to propose.

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THE MUSE

5 Lessons I've Learned From Being Laid Off

When I lost my job in January, amid a company-wide restructuring, I wasn’t surprised. My co-workers and I had witnessed numerous reality-show-like rounds of layoffs in the months leading up to our dismissal.  

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BESTLIFE

Being Around This Makes Your Partner More Likely to Cheat, New Study Says

Depending on the parameters and expectations you and your partner have set, there can be different beliefs about "cheating" in a relationship. .  

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TAP INTO WESTFIELD

When Holiday Stress is Too Much to Handle, Westfield Residents are Not Alone

The holiday season can be a joyous time of year. But for many it’s also a time when feelings of stress and depression can be amplified.

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TAP INTO WESTFIELD

Gifts for Your Child During Frightening Times: Reassure, Comfort, Care and Closeness

Our primary role as a parent is to keep our children safe. And, we do a fine job of this.  Each of us takes precautions not only to directly insure their safety but we also teach them ways to keep themselves safe from harm.