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Conflicts Related to Having a Spouse with Diabetes

Conflicts Related to Having a Spouse with Diabetes

Conflicts between spouses related to a new diagnosis of diabetes People with Diabetes (Type I or Type 2) receive extensive education about their lifestyle including their diet and exercise regimen. Sometimes the spouse is included in the education process, sometimes not. The spouse often struggles with having to treat his partner’s hypoglycemia, worries about complications and concern about his partner testing the sugar, following the diet and doing everything he or she can do to take care of him or herself.

What Do Sex and Money Have in Common? [EXPERT]

What Do Sex and Money Have in Common?

Sex and money cause the most overall stress in relationships. This week’s blog is going to cover some basics about money and relationship and what you can do to manage your stress about it! 1) Money makes you more of who you are: meaning, whatever your money issues or beliefs are, you bring them with you into your relationships. It’s almost always the case that whatever values and beliefs you have about money, you will die with—unless you’re willing to do the work and get to the root of them and make some changes!

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.