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10 Things Not to Say to Someone Who Is Grieving
Grief is a deep sadness that can be caused by many things, including the death of a loved one, the loss of a relationship, a job, a pet or even a loss of one’s beloved property. Unfortunately this deep sadness is something that most of us will face at least once in our lifetime. SharingContinue reading “10 Things Not to Say to Someone Who Is Grieving”
Don’t Give Up On Your Marriage
Do you sometimes feel like giving up on your marriage? I know that I have felt like giving up at least once in my marriage. Every wife needs encouragement for marriage! Some may seriously be contemplating divorce, while others just need a little reminder of why marriage is so important. This is a perfect guest article fromContinue reading “Don’t Give Up On Your Marriage”
Why Can’t I Just Leave?
So many people beat themselves up over the question “Why can’t I just leave?” You want the easy answer? You aren’t ready to leave yet. You haven’t been convinced that the abuse warrants you leaving, or you lack financial resources, or you’re in business with your abuser, or the kids are too small, or theContinue reading “Why Can’t I Just Leave?”
My Spouse is Cheating on Me Again! What Can I Do?
If You Are Being Cheated On: Get real. The best predictor of future behavior is relevant past behavior. What do you predict? If your partner has cheated on you repeatedly and now swears he/she will stop, what are the chances that this is true? You can’t change what you don’t acknowledge. Isn’t there a pointContinue reading “My Spouse is Cheating on Me Again! What Can I Do?”
I Keep Cheating on My Spouse
If you have repeatedly cheated, or are the partner of a cheater and can’t seem to forgive or break off the unhealthy relationship, Dr. Phil has advice. Look at the statistics. The chance of a successful relationship born of infidelity is not even one in 100. A marriage that starts in infidelity has no foundation.Continue reading “I Keep Cheating on My Spouse”
What should I do if I think my grandchild is suicidal?
QUESTION How should we handle concerns we have that our teenage grandson may be suicidal? Many teens are moody — we understand that — but he seems to have more “downs” than “ups,” and we think he could be seriously depressed. While spending the weekend at our house, he actually told us that his lifeContinue reading “What should I do if I think my grandchild is suicidal?”
Don’t Give Away Your Power
Karen and Steve stood in the hallway, complaining about their manager’s latest top-down decision. “He’s unfair.” “Micromanaging.” “Never listens to us.” Gina met me for lunch, complaining about her relationship—the same things she’s been complaining about for years: “He never does anything around the house.” “Never listens.” “Doesn’t care about me.” Then it hit me.Continue reading “Don’t Give Away Your Power”
Why Words Can Hurt at Least as Much as Sticks and Stones
Just as the digital age has ushered in new ways of enhancing human connection, it’s also opened up the scope and range of social rejection. Unfriend—as in, un-Facebook friend—was the word of the year in 2009, joining its older cohort “cyberbully,” amid the advent of the text breakup or the Facebook status change as waysContinue reading “Why Words Can Hurt at Least as Much as Sticks and Stones”
Less Stress….More Happy!
Feeling frazzled? You’re not alone. More than half of Americans suffer from moderate to high stress levels. With stress being linked to chronic health problems like diabetes, heart disease and obesity, we need concrete advice on how to take the pressure off. Try these simple stress management tips to help you slow down, gain aContinue reading “Less Stress….More Happy!”