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If Only They Knew: The Experiences Of A Mental Health Author

If Only They Knew: The Experiences Of A Mental Health Author

I was eighteen and I was going to the main campus at Penn State to start college. I really wanted to go to Penn State however the odds of me succeeding Were against me. First, I knew that it was very hard for a freshman to pass all of their classes when they went to the main campus. I was smart but I wasn’t super smart like my friends who got A’s all the time. This was also my first time away from home for more than a week. I was very close to my family and I knew that I would struggle with being home sick.

3 Ways Better Communication Makes You Happier

3 Ways Better Communication Makes You Happier

“Hey Jon, what’s happening? Yeah I’m alright, I know you’re good friends with my sister Gwyneth but can I tell you something? She is really bugging me! Every time she calls, all she does is talk about herself. And most of the time it’s negative. She carries on about how her boyfriend’s a jerk and her landlord keeps harassing her about the rent and how she can’t figure out why she doesn’t have any friends. Blah blah blah. I just get tired of listening you know.”   Ever listen to a rant like this? 

Why's It So Hard To Make Decisions About Dating??

Why's It So Hard To Make Decisions About Dating??

To do or not to do, that is always the question. Ahh, ambivalence. So I used to mix up this word with the word indifference. The latter means something like, “I don’t care.” The former means the opposite of that. Sort of. It means I feel strongly in at least 2 different ways about the same thing at the same time. Like whoa! I asked Merriam, he said “simultaneous and contradictory attitudes or feelings (as attraction and repulsion) toward an object, person, or action.” 

Do quality men event exist?

Do quality men event exist?

For Valentine’s Day, Hemal was out of town. He travels off to Toronto every week for work. He flew in last Friday, the day after V-day, and he had bought tickets to see the Broadway musical, Wicked. It was off the hook! I loved the musical. All I had to say is “we aren’t doing anything romantic” and boom! He is booking tickets! Yes, I find a musical romantic. However, it wasn’t always like this…  

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Don't ruin your next date!

The Best Way To Repel Men

Do you know what the worst possible thing you could do when you meet a new guy is? As a dating coach for women over 40, I'm going to tell you so you never have to worry about making this self-sabotaging mistake again.

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Is your marriage at risk?

5 Marriage Mistakes That Lead To Divorce

With over 50 percent of marriages in the U.S. ending in divorce, it's important to take a look at the marriage mistakes that can lead to divorce. While researching this subject for my book, "Secrets of Happy Couples," I asked happy couples what their "non-negotiables" in marriage are. One hundred couples responded about the dealbreakers in their marriages. Here is what I learned.