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White Elephants

As I cried, I wanted to believe it was the alcohol that induced Mom’s words.  I had to believe it was the alcohol.  I don’t want them.  The words...
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Problems of Codependents

Everyone laughs when I tell them that I wrote Codependency for Dummies. But codependency is no laughing matter. It causes serious pain and affects the majority of Americans —...
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Anger

5 Relationship Myths

Many of us have read the fairy tales and seen the movies. There’s the handsome prince who comes to save the day or the beautiful princess waiting to be...
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Anger

Disciplining Older Teenagers

Beer cans in a closet, pot in a glove compartment, groundings or curfews ignored, abusive language… not necessarily all new challenges to deal with but many parents feel powerless...
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Dealing with Difficult People

In an article titled “Becoming Adept at Dealing with Difficult People and Avoiding Conflict,” Elizabeth Scott states people should “work to maintain a sense of humor.” She references shows...
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Abuse

Raising Assertive Kids

Assertiveness isn’t necessarily innate. While it might come naturally to some people, it’s largely a skill — and an important one at that for both adults and kids. According...
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Anger

Anger Trigger Behaviors

The vast majority of chains of angry behavior never proceed past the first link. For example, someone in the family will tease or insult another and then stop. Since...
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I Love You. Now Change.

She married him because he was hardworking. She was considering divorce because he turned out to be a workaholic who was barely ever home. She loved his smile and...
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Abuse

How a Bully Is Made

The short- and long-term harm done to bullying victims has received much attention lately. The complex web of factors which go into creating bullies are less often discussed. Every...
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