Posts Tagged ‘Communication’

February 10, 2015

Arguments Spoiling Your Relationship? Learn How to Manage Conflict Now.

All couples have disagreements and different ways of doing things. It’s inevitable. We are different people. Arguments are not necessarily lethal to a relationship and many very happy and successful couples argue a lot. In fact, I worry more about a couple who says they never argue or disagree-that’s a lot of sweeping under the […]

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November 24, 2014

How to Have Not So Horrible Holidays Part 1: Letting Go of Grudges

We all want our families to be a source of refuge, comfort, support and love. For many of us, that is not always the case. At holiday times, strained relationships in our family are particularly hard to handle. Holidays are meant to be a time of celebration and unity. When there are estrangements, grudges and […]

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August 25, 2014

Addicts and Their Families-How Spouses Can Get Help

Are you in therapy because you are married, in love with or living with an addict? Many people enter therapy trying to cope with the stress of living with an addict and they are always asking, “how can I get her to stop”, “what can I do to make him change”. That’s great! You’ve taken […]

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August 2, 2014

Bipolar Disorder-Developing a Strong Relationship With Your Therapist

Living with Bipolar Disorder (BD) is a challenge. For a lucky minority, symptoms are fairly easily managed but for most people it’s on an ongoing process that can be tedious and frustrating. Because BD is not age related and can affect even people who are quite young and otherwise healthy, those who are recently diagnosed […]

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January 27, 2013

Manti Te’o and the Search for Intimacy

We are understandably fascinated and shocked by the story of the young Hawaiian football player Manti Te’o and the discovery that the death of his “girlfriend” was a hoax. There was no woman by the name he knew and she did not die. Most shocking is the revelation that the young man never met this […]

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August 15, 2012

Cyberbullying: What Parents Can Do To Help Teenagers and Children

Teenagers live a lot of their life online.  Texting is the preferred mode of conversation, exceeding talking on the phone for today’s teens.  While parents may feel frustrated by the amount of time their kids spend on computers and texting on mobile devices,  it can help to remember that they were probably harassed by their […]

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