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Avril Carruthers
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Avril Carruthers is a transpersonal psychotherapist and author of Freedom From Toxic Relationships: Moving on from the Family, Work and Relationship Issues that Bring You Down and Let Your Past Go and Live. She holds regular workshops and has been in private practice for over twenty years. She lives in Sydney, Australia. She can be found at

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Think You've Found True Love This Valentine's Day? 12 Signs It's Endless Love (and 10 Signs It's Gotta End)

(0) Comments | Posted February 13, 2014 | 10:45 AM

"Love gives us a heightened consciousness through which to apprehend the world, but anger gives us a precise, detached perception of its own." ― Scott Spencer, Endless Love

Is our love Endless Love?

If we dream of a romantic love that knows no bounds, that sweeps us...

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7 Steps to Freeing Yourself From Toxic Relationships in 2014

(35) Comments | Posted January 5, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Before Christmas, some friends and I saw August: Osage County. Predictably, a conversation ensued about dysfunctional families.

"I can relate," one friend said. "No one but my family can make me go from complete calm to instant rage with just a look or an off-hand comment. This time of...

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