By Barbara Greenberg, PhD, Teen Parenting Expert Yep, we all do it. So let's have a little fun looking at our "parent fails"- those moments of parenting gone awry where we had the best of intentions but no guide to tell us exactly what to do. Those "oh no, did I just do that or say that? moments are inevitable if you are a parent who is deeply immersed in the parenting game. And, during this game wrong and awkward moves are bound to happen, REPEATEDLY.
By Allison Pescosolido MA and Andra Brosh PhD, founders of Divorce Detox Few people "want" to get divorced. It can be incredibly difficult and painful. As a result, an extraordinary amount of women remain in marriages that are unhealthy and even border on dysfunctional. It may sound obvious to jump ship when a marriage goes south, but there are a multitude of reasons why women (perfectly capable of making sound decisions) stay. Why Women Stay in Bad Marriages
I hate divorce. It's a fact I have to live with though, because I am a relationship psychotherapist and some marriages have to end. I think divorce is a lot like marriage in that you don't really know what you're getting into until you're midway in and then it's too late to turn back. So, you just keep going, feeling, and living.
When it comes to parenting, Secret #8 – Be Consistent, is one of the most important. Whether you realize it or not, the simple strategy of being consistent fills multiple needs for your child’s development. There are some things that EVERY child should get consistently no matter what. Every child should know that he/she is loved unconditionally every second of every day. As a parent, there is NOTHING more important than that. Being loved is the most secure feeling that anyone – child or adult – can have.
Erectile Dysfunction (ED), is no laughing matter. Research shows that approximately one out of ten men experiences ED or a loss of libido at least once in their lives. ED has numerous causes, and according to the National Institutes of Health, approximately 5% of 40-year-old men and between 15% and 25% of 65-year-old men experience ED on a long-term basis ... and it is becoming increasingly more common in younger men.
This list is guarenteed to give you years of therapy, heartache, and bad memories about the single most expensive day of your life (save for a really bad day in the ER.) Let's get started on the destruction! #10 - Make all major wedding planning decisions without consulting anyone - not your spouse-to-be, not your parents, or anyone else involved, until AFTER you've signed the papers and made the deposits
How happy are YOUR HANDS? Your hands actually tell a story about the way you are living and have lived your life? Are you proud of the appearance of your fingers and nails? Can you move your wrists freely in any direction? Can you balance your entire body on your hands? Do you often bring your hands together in prayer? When you talk to others, do you point at them, make a fist or offer open palms?
While masturbation is a valuable and needed part of a healthy sexuality, it's often the silent party of an individual's sexuality — the part people are often ashamed of. So, I am here to break down some masturbation myths for you.
Have you ever wondered if you or someone you know has a foot fetish? It turns out that some really well known celebrities, such as Elvis Presley and Andy Warhol, as well as the notorious womanizer, Casanova, and the serial killer, Ted Bundy, had full blown foot fetishes. And for those of us who spent years watching the TV series Sex and the City those fashion conscious New York City ladies, Carrie Bradshaw and her friends, could have been labeled as shoe fetishists.