SUPERSTOCK/GETTY IMAGESBy Ronnie Koenig
The Office Gossip
Sometimes, it's nice to take a break in your day to get the scoop on who's smooching who and who's getting the pink slip. But is the office gossip stopping by your desk way too often?
"The office gossip can be a destructive force in your life, as this person calls your own integrity into question in the eyes of your superiors and coworkers," says Karen Hylen, Ph.D, primary therapist at Summit Malibu Treatment Center . "Without this type of person in her life, a woman can grow stronger in her feelings of self-worth and be an integral part of the office environment, rather than an outsider looking in."
The Ex who Calls for Sex
Sure, it's nice to have a sex buddy on speed dial, but is his presence in your life adding or taking away value?
"A woman who keeps an ex in her life purely for sexual reasons is essentially building up a barrier to her own happiness," says Hylen. "By cutting this person out of her life, she can move past old