Sandy Hook: How to Talk to Your Kids After a Tragedy By Talking Teenage, Jennifer A. Powell-Lunder, Psy.D., for GalTime.com How do you talk with your children about an unspeakable crime? It's a heartwrenching reality as the country takes in one of the worst school shootings in US history.
Unfortunately, if you are a man in today’s society, money is the root to all evil. Women are seeking stability and someone to endure the financial burden. Therefore, if you don’t make a great deal of money, you might be viewed as disposable to women. Not all women are like this, but there are enough gold diggers out there that you might run into a few. Immaturity and youth
I saw a comment written in response to an article on how hard it is to find a good man. More than the article, the comment itself caught my attention. Stevio had written: “Finding the right woman today for a straight man like me is very hard, especially that many women now have such an attitude problem and are so very hard to start a conversation with.”
I can't possibly begin to express my horror and heartbreak as I watched the events in Connecticut unfold on Friday. As a former teacher, all I could feel was terror; terror that again the grounds of our schools have become a battlefield. As a therapist, I was deeply saddened as I thought of how the traumatic nature of these events would affect the children and families involved both now and in the future. As a parent, I felt an overwhelming sense of paranoia.
When tension arises, are you the person who's quick to apologize, wanting to sweep everything under the rug so the tension goes away? Or, are you the one who tends to hold that hurt for a while, allowing the offensive words to gain a life of their own?
Jennifer Aniston famously accused Brad Pitt of not having a 'sensitivity chip' after their break-up. He had made a few press worthy decisions that appeared insensitive and hurtful towards their relationship and to her. How can you determine if someone's sensitivity chip is properly installed?
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For some single women, the holiday season is the absolute worst time of year. Answering awkward questions from nosey relatives. Going to parties and functions alone. Not having someone to kiss at midnight on New Year’s Eve. Another year has passed and you didn't find love. I was still single at 40. I vividly remember the sadness, loneliness and disappointment. Yet, this is supposed to be the season of hope and a time when people renew their belief in miracles. A time when:
When news of a tragedy like the one in Newtown, CT this week hits us, most of us experience sadness, followed sooner or later by anger. This is a normal part of Grief, a complicated emotional process that is associated with a loss. Though most of us have not lost a loved one, we have all experienced a loss in one sense. We have all lost a little of the sense of safety and security we need to carry around with us in order to be able to function and focus on our daily business.
There are no words to describe what happened on Friday at a Newtown Connecticut Elementary School. Even being an expert in my field, it was difficult to find the words to talk about this on television. As a mother of two children ages 5 and 7, I was in a sheer panic when I heard the news. As a parent I thought, "We should be able to send our children off to school not fearing for their safety." Unfortunately this is no longer the case.