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Teach Your Children -- More Alternatives to Spanking

Teach Your Children -- More Alternatives to Spanking

What are we teaching? Children learn from us (and others), when we model a particular behavior, not from us telling them what to do. Ironically, we do much more telling than modeling. What sense does it make to punish a child for taking another’s toy if they have not yet learned the concept of sharing?

Resolving a Lack of Closure in a Relationship

Resolving a Lack of Closure in a Relationship

I often work with clients whose partner left suddenly, and the lack of closure can be challenging. Sandra asks: "I've read that anything that pushes an emotional button in you is a signal that you are operating from a limited perspective. My partner left six months ago for someone else. It still hurts when I think about her and imagine what it would be like to see her again.

Does making more money lead to more sex? Maybe if you're a guy.

Does making more money lead to more sex? Maybe if you're a guy.

  A recent survey from a business school in Cambridge, England analyzed a yearlong survey of over seven thousand households and asked them how many times they had sex per week, whether they were employed and how much money they made. The survey reflected that those who made more money had more sex. This doesn’t prove that making more money leads to more sex, but it is correlated. The study didn’t control for all variables. However, it was a good random size and did reflect some important points.

Get Skinny, Tan and Rich for FREE this Summer!

Get Skinny, Tan and Rich for FREE this Summer!

Like my blogs? You'll love this! My FREE summer reading offer...my first book, Skinny, Tan, and Rich: Unveiling the Myth, FREE for Your Tango readers! I entered the world ahead of the game: the gifts were a wealthy family, a gorgeous gene pool, and a considerable talent for making myself into what other people wanted me to be. But things were not always what they seemed. I survived rape, drugs, betrayal and more to find my true self, and so can you!

Dr Romance: 3 Tips to Living Together

Dr Romance: 3 Tips to Living Together

In the throes of a new romance, when dating and getting to know each other are going well, it’s easy to make a big decision from all the energy, or for the wrong reasons. Moving in together for the wrong reasons, or without advance planning, can jeopardize the whole relationship; so do it thoughtfully.

Self-Esteem is Overrated - Find Out Why!

Self-Esteem is Overrated - Find Out Why!

Self-esteem is widely regarded as one of the most important values in today’s society. Parents, teachers, and of course we therapists focus our efforts on boosting self-esteem, assuming that high self-esteem will result in many positive outcomes and benefits. We believe it will increase productivity and performance, benefit interpersonal relationships, and lead to healthier lifestyles.

Help, I Have An Addiction To Bad Boys!

Help, I Have An Addiction To Bad Boys!

At one time or another most women have dated a “bad boy.” It usually happens in our 20’s when hormones are still running high and we are attracted to looks more than character. I certainly was one of those women. It all started when I was in high school and dumped the all American, blonde haired blue-eyed, sweet Southern guy for a quick-witted, tall, dark and handsome dude.  The “dude” and I became tighter than tight and I raised him up in my mind to God status. In my eyes, he could do no wrong.