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Setting Boundaries With Teasing & Bullying (EXPERT)

Setting Boundaries With Teasing & Bullying (EXPERT)

Setting boundaries in relationships can be difficult for adults.Understanding what teasing is fun and which is hurtful is hard for everyone. It is even more difficult for children to comphrend. One of the main goals of a child is to fit in and be well liked by their peers. Sometimes a message the child is receiving can have a barbed edge or be a subtle put-down by what your child believes is a friend. What is Teasing

Is Your Relationship on Life Support?

Is Your Relationship on Life Support?

This guest article from PsychCentral was written by Linda Sapadin, Ph.D If your relationship is on life support, it’s time for serious remediation. You can’t just hide your relationship problems under the rug, because they will only fester and worsen over time.

Does Unemployment Cause Divorce? [EXPERT]
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Does Unemployment Cause Divorce?

At first I thought my situation was uncommon. But as I met more divorced men through my company, I was surprised to learn just how common it was. Being laid off seemed to increase the chances of getting divorced.

Match Your Online Identity and Real Life Personality

Match Your Online Identity and Real Life Personality

There is no doubt that messaging and email are becoming a second language. Capitalized words express enthusiasm or anger, multiple exclamation points translate to sheer excitement and emoticons provide the facial expression that can’t be provided by words alone.  Even a simple question mark has as much meaning in a text message as a twenty word reply. Full conversations can be had simply by typing rather than speaking. 

A New Year's Resolution Worth Keeping

A New Year's Resolution Worth Keeping

As an author, I’m forced to consider beginnings all of the time.  How do I start a new blog?  How do I begin an article for a website?  How should I start the next chapter in my book?  The beginning of anything is so important.  The start of something means you have initiated.  You have taken the opportunity to cause the process of doing something.  You are introducing something new.  The fact you are introducing something means there is some level of consideration in what you are doing.

The 4 Best Holiday Gifts My Ex Ever Gave Me [EXPERT]
Can you guess what's inside?

The 4 Best Holiday Gifts My Ex Ever Gave Me

I know how difficult the first few days, weeks and months following a major divorce or breakup can be, and how insane it must sound for me to ask you to find a "hidden gift" inside this tragedy. Yet, here I am, pushing you to expand your comfort zone and look beyond your present pain.

How Important Is It to Be Equally Yoked In a Relationship?

How Important Is It to Be Equally Yoked In a Relationship?

When we make friends, we migrate to seek others with similar interests. Football fanatics like to hang with other footballers, yelling at the screen as if their “couch-coaching” is somehow going to affect the results of the play. Movie buffs enjoy a good dissection of the latest psychological thriller’s “real” meaning, and guys who enjoy a choice wine or maduro cigar will soon make friends with other connoisseurs.

How Do You Bring The Freak Out In A Nice Conservative Lady?

How Do You Bring The Freak Out In A Nice Conservative Lady?

The dating world is hard enough, but dating a lady that is conservative can be even harder. Conservative women are generally not comfortable with themselves sexually and feel as though certain sexual acts are dirty or only for women that are loose. Another aspect of conservative women is their upbringing. Women with a conservative background were often taught by their parents that only certain girls do things such as blow jobs or have wild sex. These women are taught that good men like good girls, not whores.