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Love Heals All Wounds Including Divorce

Love Heals All Wounds Including Divorce

Can divorce be good for kids?  I would not recommend it.  Yet, divorce happens and when it does, it’s been my experience that the more love expressed through acceptance and honoring helps everyone, especially kids. There is no doubt about the tearing nature of divorce.  The immediate family is torn apart, sending shock waves to distant family members.  Within its unique dynamics, the words and actions of every person contributes to the redefinition of what family would be going forward, perhaps for generations.  Children cannot help but get swept

3 Subtle Mistakes That Are Ruining Your Dating Life

3 Subtle Mistakes That Are Ruining Your Dating Life

You’ve been plowing through the dating field for a while. For so long that you feel like you’re an expert. After all, you go on plenty of dates and you get lots of attention from the opposite sex, but none of these dates turn into a relationship. You may have perfected your online dating profile, and your two-minute first impression, but check below to see if you are making these subtle, yet crucial mistakes that are harder to recognize. 1. You Have No Clear Intent

What Does It Mean To Feel Good?

What Does It Mean To Feel Good?

We hear the words “feel good” all the time. We even say them to ourselves. “ I just want to feel good” “I just want to feel better.” Or, maybe we say, “I just want to be happy.” One way or another we are saying the same thing. But, what is this “better” that we are reaching for?

13 Tough Truths Only Parents of Kids With Autism Will Understand
You know what's best for your child.

13 Tough Truths Only Parents of Kids With Autism Will Understand

Autism is not a childhood diagnosis; it is a lifetime diagnosis. And it's not a diagnosis that affects one person. It affects the entire family and beyond. I know this because I am a father of 7-year-old identical twin boys on the spectrum. I don’t profess to be an expert on autism, but I am an expert on my boys.

Reducing Disrespect From Your Teen

Reducing Disrespect From Your Teen

As a parent, you love unconditionally, and only want what’s best for your teenager. But sometimes, that love and affection can be misinterpreted, and leads to back-talk, disrespect and anger from your teen. This is a problem that almost every parent has faced at some point while raising a teenager; know that you are not alone. Don’t blame yourself, and don’t blame your teen; instead, try to understand why it is happening. Here’s what you can do to establish a better rapport between your adolescent and yourself:

Old Crimes That Never Die

Old Crimes That Never Die

Kevin wishes that he could just get over it.  His wife, Linda, had a brief affair with a co-worker 3 years ago. When he found out about the affair just after it happened, Kevin was devastated.  He wasn't sure that he could even look at Linda again, let alone remain married to her. 

The Significance Of The Number 3 In Relationships

The Significance Of The Number 3 In Relationships

The number 3 turns up quite a bit in the course of a relationship. In fact, many people consider it a rule, such as the "3 date rule" for example. Many of these 3's have probably figured prominently in some of your dating relationships but you may not have noticed at the time. Following are some ways that the number 3 is important when it comes to relationships:

Free At Last!

Free At Last!

A new acquaintance asked Zorba the Greek if he were married. Zorba roared passionately: “Of course I’m married, I have a wife, kids, bills, problems, the full catastrophe.” Our “full catastrophe” may look different; but, like Zorba, we can embrace all of life and we can be free. A full passionate life embraces the joys and the agonies, the loves and the losses, as well as the sweet and the bitter. When we accept life’s paradoxes with responsibility we are afforded an opportunity to select our path through the uncertainties.