The family's innermost emotions and struggles came to light as they met with Dr. Nicki J. Monti, family therapist. Dr. Monti utilized the systems approach of family therapy to best understand the entire system of the family and how each individual member is impacted by the larger family system.
By Carissa Wright, GalTime.com As every busy woman knows, the day can seem never-ending. Between spending hours at the office, taking care of the house, getting your kids situated (if you have them), and working out something for dinner… hopping into bed at the end of the day only means one thing… SLEEP.
OK, I've had it ... really had it! I am writing in defense of Kristen Stewart.
“I can’t believe I’m sixty.” My friend Marlena sits across from me over lunch, my treat, a few days after her somewhat raucous sixtieth birthday party, held in a local art gallery and featuring a DJ and enthusiastic dancing along with the usual delicious food and cake. “I’m not ready to be sixty,” she says in a plaintive voice, shaking her head. “I don’t feel sixty.”
Imagine trying to communicate with someone who speaks a totally different language. Perhaps, a foster parent who is raising a foster child, a stepparent learning how to raise a stepchild. What are our choices? Do we continue to say the same thing over and over, hoping that the other person will understand our language? Do we learn to speak their language?
There is an art to a proper apology. Research has shown that apologizing in a heartfelt way can help you to reduce stress and alleviate guilt. Here are five simple steps to help you apologize.
They have nothing in common Situations & Lessons No. 3 Elizabeth and Mark have nothing in common. They cannot communicate. Both feel a sense of loneliness, disappointment and injustice. As they have completely different interests and opinions on just about everything, one would wonder why they got married in the first place.
WHY DO WE ENTER INTO RELATIONSHIPS? In order to create conscious love relationships, we need to understand the motives and needs which now cause us to form relationships. We enter into relationships for the same reason we do everything else in our lives: because we are motivated by our needs. We seek out others in order to fulfill our unfulfilled needs. Alone we feel empty and isolated. We hope to complete ourselves through our relationships.
I often remind my online community why having an active sex life, which includes several orgasms each week, may add healthy, happy years to your life. Medical researchers have reported for decades that frequent sex leading to orgasm boosts your immune system, burns calories, builds your supply of sex hormones, relieves pain and keeps men and women looking youthful. New medical research claims that having unprotected sex decreases depression in women. Why?