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Can Pornography Cause Mental Illness? [EXPERT]
Do you think there's a link between the two?

Can Pornography Cause Mental Illness?

I can just see it coming. Imagine sitting home watching television one day in the near future. In a commercial, you see a child go into his bedroom, lock the door, turn on his computer, and unbutton his pants. Just then, the camera cuts away to reveal a bunch of facts and figures telling us why pornography is now the latest life-crippling disease.

Dear Dr. Romance: Why Do I Not Care That My Girlfriend Broke Up w

Dear Dr. Romance: Why Do I Not Care That My Girlfriend Broke Up w

Dear Dr. Romance: This girl wasn't really my girlfriend but we pretty much were dating. I was thinking of asking her out in a few days. We talked today and she said she would rather be friends. I thought I should be mad or sad but the weird thing is I don't really care. Why? Is this normal? Is there something wrong with me? Please help! Thanks Dear Reader:

Single Moms -- Matchmakers Are Looking For You

Single Moms -- Matchmakers Are Looking For You

Lori is a mom, first and foremost. She never misses her 7 year old's AYSO soccer game or her 10 year old daughter's hip hop performances, she's sculpted her graphic design business around her kids' schedules, she's developed a babysitting co-op in her neighborhood so she can get to the gym, play tennis, and be with her gal pals.

10 Parenting Secrets to Empower Kids: #9 Talk WITH (Not TO) Kids

10 Parenting Secrets to Empower Kids: #9 Talk WITH (Not TO) Kids

Too many adults today talk TO their kids and not WITH their kids. Adults are constantly “telling” kdis what to do and how to think. From the time that babies are able to move around their home, they are barraged with negative reinforcement. “No, No baby. Don’t touch that. Don’t eat that. Don’t pull Fido’s ears.” Sound familiar? Infants and toddlers need constant supervision. Until they can communicate with us grown ups, we have few other options to keep them safe.

Conquering Worry

Conquering Worry

Conquering Worry Without anxiety the human race would be in big trouble. Since time immemorial we have had, as a survival mechanism, the ability to respond quickly and effectively to danger. Today few of us are being chased by wild animals or weapon-bearing cavemen. For many of us, however, our “fight or flight” response has gone haywire when we react to even the smallest concerns as if they are true emergencies.

6 Unforgettable Movie Teachers and What We Learned From Them

6 Unforgettable Movie Teachers and What We Learned From Them

We all know that teachers are the mind-molding individuals watching over our children on a daily basis. In fact, because this week is “National Teacher Appreciation Week,’ there are companies, blogs, and school boards everywhere applauding educators this week. However, it’s important to remember that teachers come in a variety of shapes, sizes, teaching methods, and mood swings.

The 5 Principles to Getting Anything You Want in Life

The 5 Principles to Getting Anything You Want in Life

Getting where you want to go in life can be fun…if you follow these principles: 1. Ask better questions. The quality of your life is determined by the quality of the questions you ask yourself. When you decide on a goal, ask yourself: “How can this be easy?”… and allow Spirit to provide you some answers. Just be open to whatever Spirit might send your way and keep asking yourself, “How can this be easy?”…You may be surprised by what will unfold!

Your Mom's Top 5 Relationship Mistakes [EXPERT]
Has she passed any of these mistakes onto you?

Your Mom's Top 5 Relationship Mistakes

With Mother's Day around the corner, you've probably got mom on your mind. Sure, you've got a million things to thank her for. But, chances are unless your mom and dad had a storybook romance, you also inherited a few not-so-lucky relationship habits from being your mother's daughter.

Mom—Saint Or Sinner

Mom—Saint Or Sinner

In honor of Mother’s Day, one of the best gifts you can give your mother is the gift of your accurate perception of her. So often when it comes to our mothers, we tend to do one of two things . . . either put her up on a throne or pedestal or blame her for everything that’s wrong with our lives. She is either canonized or villainized, neither of which help us to have authentic relationships with our mothers.