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The Kind of Bullying We Don't Talk About

The Kind of Bullying We Don't Talk About

By Barbara Greenberg, PhD, GalTime Teen Parenting Expert, for GalTime.com   As October comes to a close and we wrap up honoring National Bullying Prevention Month, we need to remember that it is clearly a topic that needs to be addressed all year long. Today, I want to talk about a kind of bullying that we don't discuss enough -- the acts that happen when other kids and even adults are around.

How to Make a Quick Exit on a Bad Date

How to Make a Quick Exit on a Bad Date

  By Eleanore Wells, for GalTime.com Yikes! This Date Sucks! Now What? I’ve been on more than a few bad dates in my lifetime, but I haven’t had a seriously bad date in a long time.  That’s because I’ve learned what to do. And what not to do. Here are a few tips on how to cut your “oh no!” dates down to a minimum.  (Of course, I’m assuming that the badness in the bad date is not your fault.)

From Nun to Nudist to Now

From Nun to Nudist to Now

I’ve wondered often how I, who was in the convent for a year, could have become the authority-free woman I am today. Of us nine kids, I probably took Church rules the most seriously. I remember urging my teen brother in the 1950’s to ”be careful” on his dates. I hadn’t understood what sex was about until I was myself a teen, so I took it on myself to encourage siblings to follow the rules.

5 ways to make your relationship better today

5 ways to make your relationship better today

The answer is yes, most people will take the time to make their relationship better if given the proper tools to do so.     Being pro-active in your relationship: Far too many people will sit around and wait for the other person to do something to make the relationship better. The biggest problem with this is that it never happens. The reason is because the other person cannot read your mind or begin to make you happy, fulfilled or satisfied without you telling them how to do it.

How A Relationship Is Like Pregnancy [EXPERT]
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How A Relationship Is Like Pregnancy

Everyone knows it takes three trimesters to hear the first cries of a newborn baby. But did you know it takes three trimesters to give birth to a real solid relationship?

Your Health Affects How You Feel

Your Health Affects How You Feel

Jerry came to my office because of the “pressure” from his wife.  “If I don’t change my involvement with the family, my wife threatened to kick me out,” Jerry said with a tired look on his face.  As I completed the mental health evaluation, Jerry mentioned he felt blah throughout the day and consequently didn’t have much energy to do things with the family.  He described his home life as demanding, as he tried to “please” his wife and kids. He did not sleep well and struggled to get up in the morning.

6 Tips to Bypass Romantic Roadblocks (EXPERT)

6 Tips to Bypass Romantic Roadblocks (EXPERT)

Do you have major communication blocks that are potholes for emotional and physical intimacy? Or maybe the road conditions that are keeping your relationship from a smooth ride are those nasty hairpin turns of expectation, insecurities and fear. To get out of the ditches focus  your attention on the fact that your relationship is not about "you" or "him" but instead it's about being a couple and understanding what it takes to create lasting love.

4 Rules For Dating A Nerd [EXPERT]
Nerdy guys make great boyfriends.

4 Rules For Dating A Nerd

As a scientist and closet nerd, I've known my share of nerdy men. They're great guys, but if you aren't accustomed to being around them, here are a few things you can do to ensure success.