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Sale Yourself So Others Will "Buy" You

Sale Yourself So Others Will "Buy" You

     How do you approach someone so that they will want to become more acquainted with you? Did you know that you could turn off a prospective relationship in the first thirty seconds starting with how you greet the other person? What would it be worth to know how to bond with your prospective friend immediately?

Why You Should Forgive Your Cheating Ex [EXPERT]
What will it take for you to forgive him?

Why You Should Forgive Your Cheating Ex

Jaylee made her way slowly across my office and into a chair. As she began to tell her story, silent tears coursed down her face and fell onto hands clasped tightly in her lap. Here is Jaylee's story: Several years before, Jaylee had returned home early from a meeting to discover her husband in bed with the babysitter. "I have tried to get over it," she said.

How To Talk To Your Son About Masturbating [EXPERT]
Do you need to speak to your son about masturbating?

How To Talk To Your Son About Masturbating

My son is 15 years old and during the past month I have walked in to my home while he was masturbating in the living room. Just yesterday, he fell asleep after doing it on his bed with the door open. I am also noticing lotion or spray on his shirts. I do not know how to handle this. Should I confront him about it?

5 Concerning Teen Trends

5 Concerning Teen Trends

We talk about children and teens all the time, but what about that group of kids sandwiched in between those age groups? That is the group formerly referred to as pre-teens and currently referred to as tweens. Kids in this age group (11-13) are sort of like middle children -- confused about exactly where they fit in. Usually they reach upwards and try to imitate their older siblings or older role models. Let me tell you what this often leads to. It leads to some concerning tween trends. In their frantic pursuit to emulate teens they engage in some of the following behaviors:

What Are We Teaching Our Daughter's About Their Bodies?

What Are We Teaching Our Daughter's About Their Bodies?

Oh no, just when I thought that I had heard and seen it all I am made painfully aware that I haven't. A British mother named Chantal Marshall is apparently perplexed that one of her five daughters is currently not in favor of getting breast implants. Apparently her four other daughter have conceded but 14 year old Britney is not in favor and the mother is bewildered. The youngest daughter of the clan would like to focus on her studies at this point rather than on her cleavage. This youngest daughter of the family may be breaking with family tradition and yes it may cause a rift.

What Causes Obsessive Behavior In Teen Relationships?

What Causes Obsessive Behavior In Teen Relationships?

Dear Dr. G. I just read your post from June 14 ("My Daughter's Boyfriend Seems Obsessive") and the original inquiry, as well as your response, concerned me greatly. Before I elaborate on the cause of my concerns, I should mention that I write this not as a concerned parent, but rather as a male in his late teens describable as anxious and intense. The details of my past and present relationships with females struck me as being scarily similar to those described in that inquiry.