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10 Tips To Look Your Best For Wedding Season [EXPERT]
How to look your best for your own wedding or theirs!

10 Tips To Look Your Best For Wedding Season

Would you love to look spectacular for a wedding this season? Here are 10 easy and simple tips to incorporate into your daily life that will make positive changes to your health and well-being not only for the event but for the rest of your life.

How to Attend a Wedding on a Budget

How to Attend a Wedding on a Budget

By Mary Schwager, Consumer Watchdog for GALTime First there's the wedding showers, then the Thursday pre-party, Friday rehearsal dinner and the main event. If you're "in" the production, there's the cost of your bridesmaid dress, your hair and make up. Ca-ching! Add in: Hotels, food, travel expenses. We surveyed the wedding pros and came up with these tips on how to save when it's NOT your big day !

Woman to Woman: A Conversation With My Mother

Woman to Woman: A Conversation With My Mother

Well, I don’t really know if hindsight is 20/20, but I do know that as a young woman in the 70’s, my passion for the Feminist principles of equality for women, definitely resulted in some tunnel vision. Passionate in my desire to support the movement of women out of the prescribed roles of wife and mother, to gain control over their choices regarding their reproductive health and to reach pay levels equal to men, I was quite often judgmental and dismissive of many aspects of traditionally defined womanhood.

Divorcing Destruction~Think Straight & Think Strong

Divorcing Destruction~Think Straight & Think Strong

As women, we typically give, and want, more in relationships than men.  We want nice homes and solid families, not just some roof over our heads and a bunch of people co-existing together~although that sure would be easier. Nope, we want connection, we want the fairy tale, and we want it all~but we aren't driven to nurture unconditionally as everyone expects, we just don’t admit that out loud.  Women need to start honoring the conditions nature instilled in us, though, because it is women who carry the burden with the disadvantages when things head south.

Strategies Toxic Men Use To Undermine Women

Strategies Toxic Men Use To Undermine Women

Toxic men function in contrast to sensibility, but they also have very normal times, and can even have long stretches of time when they are very loving, kind, and accommodating, which leaves their partners conflicted over whether or not the guy is actually good or bad.  Their inconsistent behavior creates a silent uncertainty in the partner's mind, causing the partner to stay put and try harder to make things work, and that is exactly what toxic men rely on.  

20 Rules For A Happier Relationship [EXPERT]
Turn your relationship into rainbows and sunshine all year 'round!

20 Rules For A Happier Relationship

From my experience as a psychotherapist for 30 years and a married man for over 20 years, I think of these rules as everything a couple must learn for an ongoing, happy relationship.

A Romantic Love Story... Part 4

A Romantic Love Story... Part 4

So to bring you up to date, the widower George age 57, had proposed to the widow, Rose age 56 in a very romantic setting under the Eiffel Tower at midnight of the millennium 2000.  You would think that a couple who had both been married prior and were seniors would have a small civil ceremony to seal their deal.  Wrong!

Where does Bullying Start

Where does Bullying Start

Parents and Educators have asked me this question again and again, "Where does bullying start?" As a systems therapist, I find that bullying starts in a child's home environment. Children in aggressive family systems have their feelings consistently invalidated and are themselves bullied by caretakers or siblings. Perhaps they lack the ability to discern common social cues which others would know its 'time to stop'.