Your Neurotic Personality and Couple Relationship


Being successful in your romantic relationship relies on a number of factors. Aside from circumstances, history, and chance, much of it depends on your personality type.

In this course, you’ll learn about the positives and negatives of the neurotic personality and how it can affect your couple relationship.

You’ll be introduced to therapeutic techniques that will help you adopt your strengths more often.

Over time, you’ll be able to accept negative feelings and thoughts and radiate warmth and love to yourself, your partner, and others in your social circle.

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4 Lessons

Your Neurotic Personality and Couple Relationship

Neurotic personality – the big predictor00:02:10
Neuroticism and pausing to think00:01:31
Life looks rosier with gratitude00:02:03
Acceptance through mindfulness00:04:13

About the instructor

Dr Yvonne Yates is a Practitioner Psychologist, currently working in independent practice. She spends her time writing and recording for Zen Buddy, delivering psychological therapy, and assessing learning difficulties. She has worked in a range of settings and organisations, including adult primary care, education, memory and rehabilitation, young offenders, and child and adolescent mental health (CAMHS), helping diverse client groups with their mental and emotional wellbeing, and learning needs.
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26 Courses

19 students


Material Includes

  • Four lessons on the neurotic personality and your couple relationship.
  • Four ‘practice with me’ videos designed to show how to better manage your reactions and emotional distress.
  • Exploration of your negative thoughts and reactions to example situations, to help you think more rationally, and reduce emotional and physical outbursts, as well as catastrophic thinking.
  • Guidance on how to use gratitude to help with day-to-day functioning and notice your relationship and life in a more positive light.
  • An exercise on mindful breathing, to help you experience the present moment with curiosity and acceptance.

Target Audience

  • If you believe you are highly emotional and of a nervous disposition, you may find this course useful. The aim is to help you improve your couple relationship through developing knowledge about yourself and learning how to better manage your emotions and reactions.