Published in


The Problem With Labeling One Person as the Problem

A therapist explains how to think differently about your relationship challenges.

Humans are cause-and-effect thinkers. We like to point at one person, or a group of people, and say, “Here is the problem.”

But our relationship systems are much more complex than that. We all are constantly reacting…



A publication from Medium on personal development.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Kathleen Smith

Kathleen Smith is a therapist and author of the book Everything Isn’t Terrible: Conquer Your Insecurities, Interrupt Your Anxiety, and Finally Calm Down.