Monthly Archives: June 2013

Being Shut Out

It’s a complaint regularly heard from people looking for help for their marriages: “I feel distant from my spouse.” “I try to get my husband to open up, but instead he just shuts down.” “My wife just doesn’t seem interested … Continue reading

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When and what not to tell your kids

Parents who talk to their kids about their own, past drug use may not be helping their kids to avoid drugs. “Talk to your kids about drugs,” has been a refrain sung to parents by anti-drug activists and in public service … Continue reading

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Breakups Without the Pain

Honesty is your best bet, but leave out the gory details. There could be many reasons behind the desire to end a relationship, such as, lack of chemistry, noncompatability, lack of romantic connection, and separate goals. A mature person will accept … Continue reading

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