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How To Avoid The January Breakup Frenzy [EXPERT]
Don't let your relationship fall victim to the new year!
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How To Avoid The January Breakup Frenzy

By looking at the usual reasons for January breakups, you can strategize how to keep your relationship intact. Instead of being blindsided, you can take charge of your relationship and repair it ... or at least control how it ends.

Why Do You Behave The Way You Do In Love?
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Why Do You Behave The Way You Do In Love?

When you have a spat with your guy, do you resort to the silent treatment? Maybe you pout until he caves in to your way of thinking, because that’s what always works with everyone else. Perhaps this tactic: fleeing the scene, refusing to engage at all ... then pretending that nothing happened once tempers cooled down. Most of us form a pattern of dealing with those we are most vulnerable to as a means of protection from possible emotional hurt. It is so ingrained that one may not even be aware that it is a hinderance to a connected, stable and loving relationship.

How ADHD Taught Me To Take My Foot Out Of My Mouth
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How ADHD Taught Me To Take My Foot Out Of My Mouth

This was a difficult blog post for me to write because it caused me to remember some of those embarrassing moments in which I have  put my own foot into my mouth and felt like the woman in this photo.   Whether or not you have ADHD, I am sure we can all look back over a time when we wished we had not blurted something out while at a meeting or social engagement.  But for individuals with ADHD, this problem can create a lot of anxiety and stress around business and social functions.  In addition, the inability to read social cues

How You Lose When You Lecture Your Teen (EXPERT)
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How You Lose When You Lecture Your Teen (EXPERT)

You know when you're lecturing.  You can see it on your child's face.  Or in the eye-rolling. Or in the sigh. But you keep going because now they're being disrespectful and you're going to make your point if it's the last thing you do!  He knew what was coming in the first minute, well actually in the first sentence, and he's not interested in hearing any more.  

Couples Communicating In The Modern Age
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Couples Communicating In The Modern Age

Except when my boyfriend and I are in each other’s company, we communicate exclusively through text message and Facebook chats. Over the past six months that we’ve been dating, I can literally count on one hand the number of times we’ve talked on the phone. Actually, I just need two fingers.  

Choosing Cyberspace Over Hot Sex?
Which do you prefer?
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Choosing Cyberspace Over Hot Sex?

CBS New York's Jennifer McLogan reported recently that "[t]he hardest desires to resist seem to be social networking sites, not sexual relationships," adding, "While the urge for sex is stronger, people are more likely to give in to the desire [for] social media."

7 Questions To Create Super Problem-Solver Kids (EXPERT)
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7 Questions To Create Super Problem-Solver Kids (EXPERT)

  Kids have come to rely heavily on parents and teachers to do their thinking for them.  They have become unwilling, or unable, to go beyond rote learning. In the classroom, lesson plans and curriculum are now strongly influenced by 'essential questions'.  These questions engage students in evaluating, analyzing and applying knowledge to better understand, and function in, their world.  They encourage students to think critically, instead of simply looking up facts.  

Will Being Myself Make My Partner Leave? [EXPERT]
Does your relationship need a little TLC?
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Will Being Myself Make My Partner Leave?

Peggy had been married to James for 14 years when she first consulted with me for help with her relationship and her anxiety. "I can't stand being in this marriage anymore. We have two wonderful children and I don't want to break up this family, but I'm miserable and anxious much of the time. I feel like I'm always walking on eggshells and I can't be myself."

So You Deserve Respect!
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So You Deserve Respect!

Lately .... I've been watching television in shock at the behavior of 40+ woman. It started with singer Keyshia Cole’s: The Way it Is show. She introduced us to her mom Frankie, during a visit they had in prison. In that interview Frankie was very convincing that she was clean and trying to change her life to be apart of her kids and grandchildren’s life. After being released she did the opposite, once home she started to party and run around Atlanta humiliating her children by acting there age and dating men their age.

10 Reasons Why Relationships Don't Last
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10 Reasons Why Relationships Don't Last

SOME BASIC RELATIONSHIP PROBLEMS From the ebook Relationsips of Conscious Love at www.armonikizoi.com WHAT HAPPENED? We were so suited for each other, so in love, so happy together. We had so many dreams. Our first moments together were full of joy, happiness and the excitement of being close to someone who loved us and understood us.

Getting to Yes
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Getting to Yes

The average person pays more attention to what she’s saying or thinking about than what she is hearing, or how her words are “landing” on the other person. This self-involvement gets worse during an argument. You can become a much more effective communicator by using “attentive speaking” a simple and highly effective technique that will help you pay attention to how well you’re communicating, whether it’s with your partner, your children, or extended family, or co-workers.