Positive Parenting Through Divorce

January 26, 2012 No comments yet

Divorce seems to be just as common as marriage.  In 2008, the divorce rate in America was close to fifty percent.  Although divorce seems more common, how to deal with a divorce is anything but common.  A divorce is hard on everyone in a family.   Children of every age are affected differently by divorce.  […]

Marriage Tips: Partnership

August 11, 2011 No comments yet

It is good to have some healthy, loving and playful competition between husband and wife.  This kind of completion can help maintain and strengthen the couple’s bond with one another, by increasing motivation, quality time, love, respect, and friendship, just to name a few.  The problem comes when this healthy competition turns into a “winner […]

Help in Marriage – Christian Marriage Counselors — Marriage Problems

May 7, 2011 No comments yet

Looking for a Christian marriage counselor?  Struggling to know where to go and what to look for?  Sometimes it isn’t easy to know where to go to get the help with marriage.  Marriage problems are very common but what do we do when we just can’t get unstuck from the marriage problems?  Here are five […]

Marriage Counseling Does It Work? — In Marriage Counseling

May 6, 2011 No comments yet

Most couples struggle at some point in their marriage.  Life’s stresses (job loss, divorce, infertility, infidelity, death of a loved one, etc.) make it difficult to maintain the love we obtained in the beginning of our relationship.  As a marriage family therapist, I often get asked, “Marriage counseling…Does it really work?”  And my answer is […]

Children in Single Parent Families — Single Parents Support

March 11, 2011 No comments yet

Raising children in single parent families is a daily struggle.  As any busy single parent can attest to, it is sometimes difficult to juggle all of our daily demands and still have energy and time left over to for our children.  When this happens, emotional connection with our children begins to suffer and feelings of […]

Running on Empty

March 10, 2011 No comments yet

I don’t like to exercise.  Who does?  I mean, really?  We go to these places where everyone is trying to look leaner and meaner.  We walk around like zombies trying to get through the workout so we can go home eat what we want, watch TV, be with our family/friends and then do it all over again!  […]

Three Ways to Communicate Badly

March 9, 2011 No comments yet

When we are in close relationship with others, the need for good communication is essential.  However, our ability to communicate poorly often gets in the way of closeness.  I say “this” and you hear “that.”  We end up with a “he said/she said” story that is confusing at best and often alienates us.  The tension […]

Signs of Depression

March 4, 2011 No comments yet

Everyone needs someone who cares. One of the most important factors in mental health is the support and acceptance of friends. Friends can make a difference by offering encouragement, understanding, and emotional strength. Anyone, however, can be affected by mental illness. Knowing what mental illness looks like and what to do can help those you […]



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