Dawn Wiggins, Ed.S., Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Dawn received her master’s and specialist degree from the University of Florida. She has appeared as a national speaker and is a published columnist with a focus on relationships and personal development. Dawn has been quoted as a therapist and expert for multiple sources such as Bustle, and served as a lead expert in the recent book Surviving and Thriving with an Invisible Chronic Illness, which was published in March 2018. Dawn thinks in analogies and will use her understanding of the person she's working with to teach them in a way they can relate to. She is inspired to make therapy approachable and results oriented. She is passionate about teaching and writing. She works with clients in Boca Raton and Key Largo, Florida while also providing HIPAA-compliant virtual therapy for those who are not able to commute.

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Improving Physical Intimacy – Treat Sex Like Your Skincare

4 Minutes Read Improving Physical Intimacy – Treat Sex Like Your Skincare I know, talking about sex and physical intimacy can be kinda embarrassing. But, I can’t see you, so you’re safe behind your digital screen! And, whether you’re single or coupled, It’s pretty essential to understand the functions of a healthy sexual relationship. As a reminder, romantic […]

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Improving Physical Intimacy – Treat Sex Like Your Skincare

4 Minutes Read Improving Physical Intimacy – Treat Sex Like Your Skincare I know, talking about sex and physical intimacy can be kinda embarrassing. But, I can’t see you, so you’re safe behind your digital screen! And, whether you’re single or coupled, It’s pretty essential to understand the functions of a healthy sexual relationship. As a reminder, romantic

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Do I Stay or Do I Go? Facing Uncertainty in Relationships

3 Minutes Read Are you dealing with uncertainty in your relationship? I can relate. There was a time in my life where it seemed like I was constantly adjusting to something or impatiently awaiting clarity about my relationship status.  Because of this, I wanted to understand more about how myself and others respond to the uncertainty in relationships. Figuring things

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What If: Do You Experience Fear of the Future?

4 Minutes Read You know that “what if” voice in your mind? When do you feel fear of the future? It is nagging and relentless; not at all reassuring. Just when you get comfortable, it leaps into action reminding you that you should be worrying. It steals your peace and kicks up drama inside of you. It causes

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Celebrate Life Now: Reflecting the Past and Welcoming the Future

3 Minutes Read [et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.18.9″] Do you celebrate life, everyday? This week, I am reflecting on 2018. It has been a year of opportunity and change for each of us. Admittedly, transitions can be painful. However, along with change comes the possibility of growth. Change brings both loss

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How to Deal with Conflict in Relationships

3 Minutes Read Wondering how to deal with conflict in your relationship? There are three types of porridge; I mean people (wink) when it comes to conflict. Those who are too hot and fight to win at all costs. Those who are too cold and avoid disagreements. And, those who have it juuuuust right and know when to

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How to Heal Yourself Without Waiting for That Apology You Always Longed For

4 Minutes Read You know that feeling of desperately wanting the other person to apologize. To admit what they did wrong and understand how they have hurt you. To see your side of things, change their opinion and agree with you. Because if they did, the pain and obsessive thinking would stop. The heartache/rage/regret would go. You would

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How to Compromise in a Relationship – 7 Things to Consider

5 Minutes Read [et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.19.4″] I didn’t know how to compromise in a relationship and it led to divorce. Don’t get me wrong, it wasn’t the only thing that contributed to the demise of my first marriage. But, it was a big part of it. I have since

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How to Overcome Uncertainty in Relationships

3 Minutes Read [et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″] Are you dealing with uncertainty in relationships? The feeling of not knowing what will happen next is one of the most unsettling human sensations. We get all in our feelings and imagine the worst possible outcomes. We try to walk ourselves back from the edge of panic, but find that it’s

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What Do You Think about Miracles?

2 Minutes Read [et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.19.4″] So I was thinking … about miracles. And, I think we generally misunderstand what they are. My perception is that people use the word miracle to explain the inexplicable. Or, to help them express the magnitude of amazement felt about an extraordinary event. Or

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